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News

Apr 26, 2022

Weird Nightmare (the solo project of METZ guitarist/singer Alex Edkins) has shared a video for his new single, “Wrecked.” It is the latest release from his forthcoming self-titled debut solo album, which will be out on May 20 via Sub Pop. More

Mar 01, 2022

Weird Nightmare (the solo project of METZ guitarist/singer Alex Edkins) has announced the release of his self-titled debut solo album, which will be out on May 20 via Sub Pop. Edkins has also shared a video for the album’s lead single, “Searching for You.” More

Feb 04, 2022

Toronto-based METZ have announced the release of a split 7-inch single with Adulkt Life, which will be out on March 4 via What’s Your Rupture? The band has shared a new song from the single, “Demolition Row.” More

METZ Share Video for New Song “Blind Youth Industrial Park”

Atlas Vending Due Out October 9 via Sub Pop

Sep 22, 2020

Toronto-based METZ are releasing a new album, Atlas Vending, on October 9 via Sub Pop. Now they have shared another from it “Blind Youth Industrial Park,” via a strange video for it. More

METZ Share Video for New Song “Hail Taxi”

Atlas Vending Due Out October 9 via Sub Pop

Aug 18, 2020

Toronto-based METZ have shared a video for the second single, “Hail Taxi,” off their upcoming album Atlas Vending out October 9 via Sub Pop. The video, directed by A.F. Cortes, aims to visualize struggles of adulthood and isolation. Check out the video for “Hail Taxi” below. More

9 Best Songs of the Week: Madeline Kenney, METZ, Bartees Strange, Taylor Swift, and More

Plus Wye Oak, Hoops, Death Valley Girls, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 24, 2020

Welcome to the 29th Songs of the Week of 2020, the most exhausting year in recent memory. President Trump finally wore a mask and kind of admitted that things weren’t going so great in the fight against COVID-19 here in America. It seems inevitable that they are going to need to shut the economy down again if we are to get this thing under control—close the bars, restaurants, and beaches again for starters. Will it happen? More

Jul 21, 2020

Toronto’s METZ have announced a new album, Atlas Vending, and have shared a new single, “A Boat to Drown In,” and an accompanying video. More

A Place to Bury Strangers Announce Remix Album, Share “Frustrated Operator (Slowdive Remix)”

Re-Pinned Due Out October 5 via Dead Oceans; Includes Remixes by Trentemøller, No Age, METZ, and others

Jun 29, 2018

Brooklyn noise rockers A Place to Bury Strangers released a new album, Pinned, back in April via Dead Oceans. Now they have announced Re-Pinned, a new album of remixes of the songs from Pinned, and have shared one of its tracks, a Slowdive remix of “Frustrated Operator.” More

Sub Pop Announces 30th Anniversary Festival with Beach House, Bob’s Burgers, and More

SPF30 is Partially Free and Also Features The Afghan Whigs, Wolf Parade, Pissed Jeans, Mass Gothic, Mudhoney, Loma, and Others

May 29, 2018

The iconic Seattle-based label Sub Pop is turning 30 this year and to honor the occasion they have announced SPF30, a partially free festival to take place in their hometown in August that includes various events, including a comedy one featuring the cast of Bob’s Burgers. More




Reviews

Sep 19, 2017

Like II, the third entry from METZ makes no compromises. The Canadian hardcore trio have an uncanny knack for capturing lightning in a bottle. Their sound lays the ferocity and unrelenting power of their live shows onto tape. To sacrifice that for more expansive, appeasing sounds would be to give up what makes METZ, METZ. More