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"I'm A Bug" is one many fine minimalist outbursts by late-'70s SoCal punk trio the Urinals, but there's nothing minimalist about METZ. The Toronto trio are the latest to cover "I'm A Bug" -- joining…   Read Story »
Godspeed You! Black Emperor's Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! won this year's Polaris Music Prize, the annual award for Canadian Album Of The Year as chosen by a jury of music journalists,…   Read Story »
As part of the A.V. Club's Undercover video series, in which bands cover songs that we might not expect them to cover, Toronto post-hardcore bashers METZ recently stood outside a Chicago chicken spot…   Read Story »
Three weeks in, this summer's Adult Swim Singles Series has already given us new tracks from El-P and Killer Mike's Run The Jewels project and from Kitty. This week, the series takes an abrupt left…   Read Story »
Once again, the best piece of music-related video wasn't a music video this week; it was this haunting performance from Neil Young and Willie Nelson, and we can thank CMT, of all possible cable…   Read Story »
The face-ripping Canadian post-hardcore power trio METZ released their awesomely punishing self-titled debut last year, and now their Sub Pop labelmate Chad VanGaalen has directed them a video for…   Read Story »
Having previously rocked The Echo and tearing off the roof at the Stereogum Range Life party, METZ returned to the Troubadour with another heap of sledgehammer guitars, earthshaking drums, and…   Read Story »
For an afternoon, Stereogum got the keys to the Hype Hotel, bringing at all-over-the-place lineup of performers to the cavernous space. Bleeding Rainbow opened things up early on, admirably wailing…   Read Story »
In his video for "Wasted," a clangorous lurch from the noisy Toronto post-hardcore band METZ, director Scott Cudmore turns a setting as mundane as a photo-portrait studio into something absolutely…   Read Story »
In a few weeks we join the herd and migrate south by southwest to Austin, where the bands are second in number only to the brands. And we're throwing our own branded show (what's up, Taco Bell and…   Read Story »