July 27, 2010 Welcome to the weekly SPIN.com feature "Name That Band!" in which we get the inside stories behind the mysterious monikers of some of our favorite artists.
This week: Metric, who'll be at Lollapalooza on August 7.
Why Metric: "It came from a song that [bandmate] Jimmy [Shaw] and I were working on back in Toronto in the early days, like '97 or '98," says singer Emily Haines. …