By: Staff –
Toronto-based punk band METZ have released a disorienting and frenetic new video for their forthcoming single, “Eraser,” directed by Nathan Joyner and starring Alia Jyawook of the San Diego band Hot Nerds. Watch the video below.
METZ’s 2016 headlining world tour resumes this Saturday, January 9th in Boston at the Sinclair and runs through February 20th in Beijing, China at Mao Livehouse. The tour will consist of a short east coast/midwest US tour from January 9th to 16th (with Bully), a January 29th performance in Tokyo at Fever, January 30th-February 14th appearances at the multi-city Laneway Festival, held in Singapore, Australia and New Zealand, and shows in Taiwan and China from February 17th -20th. See complete list of tour dates below.
The “Eraser” b/w “Pure Auto” single will be available January 22nd on 7” vinyl from Three One G and digitally from Sub Pop.
Both “Eraser” and “Pure Auto” were produced by METZ, recorded by Graham Walsh at Union Sound Company, and mastered by Matthew Barnhart at Chicago Mastering Service.
The “Eraser” / “Pure Auto” 7” single, which was pressed on either sea foam green or white vinyl in two runs limited to 1,000 copies each, is available now for preorder through Three One G while supplies last (copies through Sub Pop Mega Mart are now sold out). The single is also available for preorder digitally through Three One G, megamart.subpop.com, iTunes, and Amazon.
METZ Tour Dates
Jan. 9 – Boston, MA – The Sinclair * ^
Jan. 11 – Washington, DC – Rock & Roll Hotel * ^
Jan. 12 – Philadelphia, PA – First Unitarian Church * ^
Jan. 13 – New York City, NY – Bowery Ballroom * %
Jan. 14 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg * #
Jan. 16 – Chicago, IL – Metro * (Tomorrow Never Knows Fest 2016)
Jan. 29 – Tokyo, Japan – Fever
Jan. 30 – Singapore – The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay (Laneway Festival)
Feb. 01 – Auckland, NZ – Silo Park (Laneway Festival)
Feb. 05 – Adelaide, AU – Harts Mill, Port Adelaide (Laneway Festival)
Feb. 06 – Brisbane, AU – Brisbane Showground, Bowen Hills (Laneway Festival)
Feb. 07 – Sydney, AU – Sydney College of the Arts (Laneway Festival)
Feb. 10 – Sydney, AU – Oxford Art Factory
Feb. 12 – Melbourne, AU – The Corner **
Feb. 13 – Melbourne, AU – Footscray Community Arts Centre and the River’s Edge (Laneway Festival)
Feb. 14 – Fremantle, AU – Esplanade Reserve and West End (Laneway Festival)
Feb. 17 – Taipei, TW – The Wall Livehouse
Feb. 19 – Shanghai, China – Yuyintang
Feb. 20 – Beijing, China – Mao Livehouse
* w/ Bully
^ w/ So Pitted
# w/ Big Ups
** w/ Deaf Wish, My Disco