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5 Must-See Bands at Rock The Shores 2016

By: Staff – This July 22-24, Rock The Shores will once again be the biggest rock event of the summer on Vancouver Island. Returning to a three-day format, Rock The Shores will kick things off on Friday, July 22 with The Seven Mile Social – a day of programming dedicated to showcasing Vancouver Island’s biggest and finest … Continue reading

Photos: Joshua Winstead, Bad Willow @ Rivoli

Photos by: Justin Roth – Joshua Winstead, who is best known as the bassist for Juno Award-winning indie rock band Metric, who released their sixth album, Pagans in Vegas, which featured the singles,“The Shade”, “Cascades”, “Fortunes”, “The Governess”, and “Too Bad, So Sad”, which the band released via a new iOS and Android app called “Pagan Portal”, which allows fans to listen to … Continue reading

Interview: Metric’s Joshua Winstead talks going solo with “MMXX”

By: Lucy Sky – M ost know him as the bass player for acclaimed Canadian indie rock band Metric. But Joshua Winstead is about to release his debut solo album, MMXX, on June 3rd via Royal Cut Records. The album features Winstead in his own space, and utilizing a variety of instruments to create a sound much different from … Continue reading

Photos: Metric, Death Cab For Cutie @ Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre

Photos by: Carmin Edwards – Toronto-based indie rock Metric, who released their sixth album, Pagans in Vegas, on September 18th, 2015 via Universal, performed at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre in Vancouver last night with Seattle-based indie rock band Death Cab For Cutie, who released their eighth album, Kintsugi, on March 31st, 2015 via Atlantic, which was produced … Continue reading

WayHome adds new artist to 2016 line-up

By: Staff – The Wayhome Music Festival has added acclaimed Canadian indie rock band Metric to its 2016 line-up. “Metric have been one of the great emerging talents from Canada over the past decade and we are very pleased to have them rounding out our 2016 WayHome line up, ” said Ryan Howes, festival producer, … Continue reading

Photos: The Night 89x Stole Christmas – Awolnation, Metric, PVRIS @ The Fillmore Detroit

Photos by: Amanda Cain –  Los Angeles-based indie rock band Awolnation, who released their second album, Run, on March 17th, 2015 via Red Bull Records, which follows up their 2011 debut album, Megalithic Symphony, performed at The Fillmore in Detroit last night as part of The Night 89x Stole Christmas holiday concert with Toronto-based indie rock Metric, … Continue reading

Metric and Death Cab For Cutie announce co-headlining “Lights on the Horizon” Canadian Tour

By: Staff – Canadian indie rock band Metric, and Grammy-nominated alt rock band Death Cab for Cutie have teamed up for a 2016 cross-Canada co-headlining tour. The bands will embark on the “Lights on the Horizon” tour on March 19 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, hitting 10 cities before wrapping up at the Thunderbird Sports Centre in Vancouver … Continue reading

Photos: Riverfest Elora 2015 – Metric, The New Pornographers, Shad

Photos by: Justin Roth – Day two of Riverfest Elora 2015 featured performances by Juno Award-winning Toronto-based indie rock band Metric, who released a new song called “The Shade”, on May 11th, 2015, which serves as an early taste of their upcoming sixth studio album, Vancouver-based indie rock band The New Pornographers, who released their sixth album, Brill … Continue reading

Contest: Win 2 Weekend Passes to Riverfest Elora 2015!

  Date: August 14-16 Venue: Bissell Park, Elora, ON Featuring: Metric, Sam Roberts Band, Bruce Cockburn, Lighthouse, The New Pornographers, Zeus, Shakey Graves, Operators, Tokyo Police Club, The Planet Smashers, The Wooden Sky, The Both (Amiee Mann and Ted Leo), Amelia Curran, The Acorn, Stretch Orchestra, Groenland, The Elwins, + more!  Tickets are on sale now. Click here for more … Continue reading

Photos: Imagine Dragons, Metric @ Air Canada Centre

Photos by: Fernando Paiz (@capaphotograph1) – Grammy Award-winning (Best Rock Performance – “Radioactive”) Las Vegas-based alternative rock quartet Imagine Dragons, who released second album, Smoke + Mirrors, on February 17th, 2015 via Interscope, which follows up their platinum-selling debut album, Night Visions, performed at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto last night with Juno Award-winning Toronto-based indie rock band Metric, who … Continue reading