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Utrecht’s Le Guess Who? Isn’t Like Any Festival You’ll See In The USA

These days, whenever all the big-name American festivals start to announce their lineups for the year, there's inevitably a certain, noticeable same-ness. It's a consequence…
Ryan Leas | November 14, 2017 - 4:34 pm

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Other Views From The 6: Dilly Dally’s New Remix EP Shines Light On Toronto’s Thriving Punk Scene

It was a school night in 2011 at Toronto DIY punk venue the Garage. Dilly Dally were scheduled to play dead last, and they were…
Paul Spencer | October 7, 2016 - 11:59 am

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Album Of The Week: Metz II

This is one of those weeks where there's just an insane array of good music, where it feels like you're shorting seven other albums if…
Tom Breihan | May 5, 2015 - 1:57 pm

More METZ stories

METZ – “Mr Plague” Video

Last fall, METZ released their third album, Strange Peace, and today they're sharing a video for "Mr Plague" off of it. It was directed by…
James Rettig | April 16, 2018 - 11:39 am

Metz – “Drained Lake” Video

The Toronto post-hardcore bashers Metz released their feverish album Strange Peace earlier this year, and now they've made a very strange video for the driving,…
Tom Breihan | October 26, 2017 - 10:41 am

Stream Metz Strange Peace

In an era of political turmoil and widespread angst, Metz’s Strange Peace provides a timely coping mechanism. The Toronto-based noise punks’ third album is a…
Julia Gray | September 14, 2017 - 2:08 pm

Metz – “Mess Of Wires”

Canadian rock heavy hitters Metz have shared an absolute blitzkrieg from their upcoming Strange Peace. The abrasive and electrifying album opener "Mess Of Wires" is…
Chris DeVille | August 22, 2017 - 2:27 pm

Metz – “Drained Lake”

Next month, the brutalist Toronto power trio Metz are coming back with their new album Strange Peace the follow-up to 2015's utterly raucous II. We've…
Tom Breihan | August 2, 2017 - 10:37 am

Metz – “Cellophane”

A couple of months ago, Toronto noise-punk power-trio METZ teased a possible new album, the follow-up to 2015's utterly badass II. And today, they've come…
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2017 - 9:21 am

METZ Tease LP3 (Probably)

Metz haven't put out an album since 2015's badass II, but that might be about to change. The Toronto post-hardcore power trio have just shared…
Peter Helman | May 11, 2017 - 8:23 pm

Metz & Swami John Reis – “Caught Up”

Last year, Metz, the furious Canadian post-hardcore power trio, gave us their clanging, banging, utterly badass album II. And now, as an encore, they've teamed…
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2016 - 2:05 pm

Metz – “Eraser” Video

Toronto post-hardcore brutalists Metz released their great II album last year, and they're about to drop a non-album 7" single called "Eraser" on us. As…
Tom Breihan | January 6, 2016 - 10:20 am

METZ – “Spit You Out” Video

METZ released their second album's worth of hardcore bangers, appropriately titled II, earlier this year. They're a band whose energy thrives in live performances, so…
James Rettig | December 7, 2015 - 12:16 pm

METZ – “Eraser”

METZ released their second album worth of brutal punk earlier this year, appropriately called II, and they're already back for more with a new single.
James Rettig | October 13, 2015 - 10:18 am

Artist Portaits From FYF Fest 2015

FYF Fest took over LA's Memorial Sports Arena this past weekend, with headlining sets from Morrissey and Kanye West (who joined the bill after Frank…
Stereogum | August 24, 2015 - 12:53 pm

Artist Portraits From Outside Lands 2015

This weekend marked Outside Lands' eighth year taking over the Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Headliners this year included Elton John, the Black Keys,…
Stereogum | August 10, 2015 - 4:53 pm
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