Posts tagged "Metz"

Stream METZ’s Combustible Rager of a Sophomore LP, ‘II’

On their second album, II, METZ have gotten, if anything, even more powerful. The Toronto-via-Ottawa ragers say and sound like they hail from the "Washington, D.C.
By: Harley Brown / April 27, 2015

SPIN’s SXSW Showcase at Stubb’s: An Artist-By-Artist Recap

Those South by Southwesters who braved the elements at Stubb's yesterday were treated to gigs by nine of our favorite artists working right now, ranging…
By: SPIN Staff / March 21, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Blur ‘Go Out,’ Sufjan Stevens Finds ‘No Shade,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. From resurrected Britpop legends to eyebrow-raising indie-folkies to Canadia…
By: SPIN Staff / February 20, 2015

Watch METZ Brutally Slay the Damned’s ‘Neat Neat Neat’

Speaking to SPIN last fall, METZ singer-guitarist Alex Edkins said, "I always say that I feel really excited before we play, and after we're done,…
By: Kyle McGovern / August 2, 2013

The Biggest Losers: Sub Pop’s Silver Jubilee Celebrates 25 Years With Built to Spill, King Tuff, More

Yes, you're old. On Saturday, great American institution Sub Pop Records celebrated its honest-to-god 25th birthday with a multi-stage blowout in its Seattle hometown, with…
By: Jolie Ruben / July 15, 2013

METZ Amp Up the Loudness Wars on ‘Adult Swim’ Ear-Splitter ‘Can’t Understand’

Okay, so METZ's latest noise-punk blaze probably isn't technically louder in the "Loudness War," Metallica-mastered-their-album-funny sense, but have you seen their SoundCloud wave? "Can't Understand"…
By: Marc Hogan / June 21, 2013

METZ Detail Alien Junkyard Origins of a Flying Dog in Animated ‘Get Off’ Video

And now for a METZ video as bugged-out as the Toronto band's brand of noise-rock. These SPIN Best New Artists alums' previous clips from last…
By: Marc Hogan / June 19, 2013

Rhye, Purity Ring, Godspeed Make Long List for Canadian Album of the Year

The Polaris Music Prize has announced its 40-album "Long List" of nominees for the 2013 trophy, honoring the year's best album by a Canadian artist.
By: Colin Stutz / June 14, 2013

Watch METZ’s ‘Wasted’ Video, Where Glamour Shots Go Wrong

When we spoke to SPIN Breaking Out stars METZ late last year, singer-guitarist Alex Edkins described his band's self-titled Sub Pop debut: "There are no bell…
By: Chris Martins / March 5, 2013

Hear Steve Adamyk Band’s White-Knuckle Pop-Punk Gem ‘Katacombs’

"I sometimes refer to it as the [Washington] D.C. of the north," METZ singer-guitarist Alex Edkins told us a few months ago, when talking about…
By: David Bevan / January 7, 2013
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