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METZ Announce Livestream Concert at Lee’s Palace

By: Staff – METZ have announced their latest livestream show, as part of the Horseshoe Hootenanny Live-Stream series. Appearing in full and brutal force at Toronto’s Lee’s Palace, the band will be performing tracks from their latest album Atlas Vending, out now on Royal Mountain/Sub Pop, as well as tracks from their back catalogue. This livestream follows … Continue reading

Watch METZ’s New Sci-Fi-Inspired Video for “Pulse”

By: Staff – Toronto-based punk band METZ are back with a new sci-fi-inspired video for their track “Pulse”, which you can watch below. In addition, catch the band on tour throughout Europe in 2021. Dates below. METZ on the road in 2021:Sep. 15 – Bristol, UK – The FleeceSep. 16 – Manchester, UK – YESSep. … Continue reading

METZ Announce New Album “Atlas Vending”, Share New Video for “A Boat To Drown In”

By: Staff – On October 9th, METZ will release Atlas Vending via Royal Mountain Records and Sub Pop. Covering seemingly disparate themes such as paternity, crushing social anxiety, addiction, isolation, media-induced paranoia, and the restless urge to leave everything behind, each of Atlas Vending’s ten songs offers a snapshot of today’s modern condition and together form … Continue reading

Photos: Metz, Moaning, Sashay @ Neumos

Photos by: Daniel Hager  –  Toronto-based punk rock band Metz, who released their new album, Strange Peace, on September 22nd, 2017 via Sub Pop, which followed up their 2015 sophomore album, METZ II, which was a long-listed nominee for the 2015 Polaris Music Prize, performed at Neumos in Seattle last night (Dec. 7th) with Los Angeles-based alternative band Moaning, who will … Continue reading

METZ Announce New Album “Strange Peace”, Share “Cellophane”

By: Staff – METZ will release their new album, Strange Peace, on September, 22nd via Sub Pop, which will serve as an emphatic but artful hammer swing to the status quo. Alex Edkins (guitar, vocals), Hayden Menzies (drums), and Chris Slorach (bass) recorded the album at Electrical Audio in Chicago, live off the floor to tape with … Continue reading

Stream Sam Roberts Band’s new single “If You Want It”

By: Staff – Juno Award winning Canadian rock band, Sam Roberts Band, is back with their new single, “If You Want It”.  The track garnered an exclusive global premiere with Apple Beats 1 and The Strombo Show this past Saturday. The episode, Takeover: The New Canada, aired July 2, timed to celebrate the Canada Day long weekend. Listen to the episode here. “If You Want … Continue reading

Holy Fuck announce North American tour

By: Staff – Toronto-based electronic band Holy Fuck have announced a batch of North American tour dates in support of their forthcoming album, Congrats, on May 27th via Innovative Leisure. See full list of tour dates below. Holy Fuck took the world by surprise around 2005 because there was just nothing like them-a hardcore thrift-store … Continue reading

METZ release new video for “Eraser”

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 … Continue reading

Concert Review: Arboretum Festival 2015 – Julianna Barwick, Organ Mood, Flying Horses

By: Laura Beaulne-Stuebing – The host for the second night of Ottawa’s annual Arboretum Festival, CBC’s Laurie Brown, may have said it best, between openers Organ Mood and local instrumental band Flying Horses. She told the audience gathered at St. Alban’s church near Ottawa’s downtown core Thursday night that music without words can move us “blissfully beyond … Continue reading

Photos: Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 – Lynyrd Skynyrd, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Future Islands, METZ

Photos by: Mark Horton & Danyca MacDonald – Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, who released their newest album, Last of a Dyin’ Breed, on August 21st, 2012, which features guest guitarist John 5, performed at Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 on July 14th with Los Angeles-based indie folk band Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, who released their self-titled third album … Continue reading

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