Toronto thrashers and Cali garage-boogie crew unite for fiery show in Williamsburg: here's the proof!

1.METZ

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Converse's final Rubber Tracks Live showcase of 2012 was a study in contrasts: Alex Edkins, the bespectacled, twitchy frontman for Toronto thrashers METZ, looked like he wanted to set himself on fire, and Kyle Thomas, the baseball-capped, noodling leader of Cali surf-boogie rockers King Tuff, looked like he wanted to light a doobie. Both succeeded in generating mosh pits, tossed drinks, and big grins at Brooklyn's Music Hall of Williamsburg last night: here's the proof.

2.METZ

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Converse's final Rubber Tracks Live showcase of 2012 was a study in contrasts: Alex Edkins, the bespectacled, twitchy frontman for Toronto thrashers METZ, looked like he wanted to set himself on fire, and Kyle Thomas, the baseball-capped, noodling leader of Cali surf-boogie rockers King Tuff, looked like he wanted to light a doobie. Both succeeded in generating mosh pits, tossed drinks, and big grins at Brooklyn's Music Hall of Williamsburg last night: here's the proof.

3.METZ

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4.METZ

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5.METZ

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6.METZ

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7.King Tuff

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8.King Tuff

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9.King Tuff crowd

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10.King Tuff

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11.King Tuff

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12.King Tuff

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13.King Tuff crowd

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