Metric have returned. The Canadian outfit have a brand new record on the way, Pagans In Vegas, and they’ve just peeled off a fresh layer of synthy-rock-popness in the form of new single Lie Lie Lie. The foursome’s latest is a surefire earworm, packing a sugary sing-song melody and something that sounds suspiciously like intermittent
An eclectic mix of excited concert-goers patiently lined up on the Flinders St pavement before flooding into The Forum. The diverse crowd reflected the hard-to-peg genres that Metric so effortlessly inhabit. The unfortunate scheduling of the show saw the band playing the day after Stereosonic weekend, but it ensured that The Forum was populated strictly
Canadian indie kids Metric may have dropped their latest album Synthetica over a year ago, but they’ve today revealed a video for track Lost Kitten, just in time to accompany the release of a new instrumental album, Synthetica Reflections. The video stars Canadian dancer and actor Sheldon McIntosh as said kitten on search of his
Canadian indie powerhouse Metric will be arriving in Australia this week for a run of shows but Perth will no longer be hosting one of them, with the band today announcing their tour date scheduled for Saturday, 7th December at Metro City has been cancelled. According to a statement from the tour’s promoters Live Nation,
Mighty Canadian dance-rockers Metric will soon be heading Down Under to embark on a run of tour dates in support of their fifth studio album, Synthetica. Before they touchdown, our own Mike Hohnen spoke to frontwoman Emily Haines for the latest Music Feeds Podcast. Emily spoke to us from New York City, ahead of Metric’s
Canadian dance rock outfit Metric have unveiled their new video for the title track from their fifth and latest studio album, Synthetica. Directed by artist and fellow Canadian Justin Broadbent, the clip comes ahead of the band’s Australian tour in December. Synthetica was released back in May of last year, with the title track quickly
Formidable Canadian dance-rockers Metric are riding an unstoppable freight train of momentum since the 2012 release of their fifth studio album, Synthetica. To celebrate the success of the album, the group have announced a run of Australian headlining tour dates. Known for their dynamic live shows and frontwoman Emily Haines‘ electric stage presence and unmistakable
Having just recently been in Australia as part of this year’s Splendour in the Grass, Canadian new-wave four-piece Metric are now giving fans a glimpse into the mindset and the behind-the-scenes work that took place on their latest record Synthetica, which came out in June of this year. Synthetica, the documentary, is divided into four
Canada’s New Wave groovers Metric have treated fans today by putting their entire new release Synthetica up for stream via SoundCloud. As well as the album, the band unveiled a series of ‘fans only’ shows to run through the US, and will be showcasing their latest material on the Jimmy Fallon show on June 21.
Canadian outfit Metric have recently released their new single Youth Without Youth, taken from their forthcoming new studio album Synthetica, which is due for release on June 15. Youth Without Youth tackles the topic of a fraying social state with bristling energy, as a lyrical complexity and a momentary breakdown guaranteed to get crowds jumping
Canadian indie band Metric have announced sideshow tour dates on the back of their appearance on the Splendour in the Grass 2012 linuep; they’ll be playing three shows in Sydney, Melbourne, and yes, even Perth are lucky enough to get a show. Update 19/06/2012: Perth show cancelled. Yesterday we got a large list of other
Metric have revealed the album cover (see above) and tracklisting for their fifth studio album Synthetica, and have now unveiled the full tracklisting.
Canadian indie rock band Metric have announced a follow-up to their 2009 album Fantasies. The new album, named Synthetica will be self-released (with joint venture partner Mom + Pop in the USA) on June 11th. Starting the record in late 2010, Synthetica will be the band’s fifth album, and was recorded in their own studio