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SIGNED: Metz Signs to Sub Pop

By: Spacelab Research Staff
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June 18, 2012

Toronto minimalist post-punk band METZ have signed to Seattle's Sub Pop Records, and will release a full-length album on the label on Oct. 9. The band just wrapped up a performance at the NXNE Music Festival in Toronto and will play a series of shows on a U.S. METZ tour in August with acts like Archers of Loaf, Kinski and The Men. You can check an album preview in the video above, and then dive deeper in the METZ video for "Negative Space" below. It's like short attention-span theater for your inner noise freak. These guys bring back some of the old school Sub Pop vibes of Mudhoney and Tad, albeit in a more sped-up punk format.

METZ Tour Dates
Jun 15 – Toronto, ON – Wrongbar +
Jun 16 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix \\
Jun 22 – Seattle, WA – Barboza +^
Aug 03 – Sackville, NB – Sappyfest
Aug 24 – Chicago, IL – Bottom Lounge \\
Aug 25 – Minneapolis, MN – 400 Bar \\
Aug 28 – Pittsburgh, PA – Garfield Artworks
Aug 29 – Washington, D.C. – DC9
Aug 30 – Philadelphia, PA – Kung Fu Necktie
Aug 31 – New York, NY – Pianos
Sep 01 – Brooklyn, NY – Death By Audio

+ w/ The Men
\\ w/ Archers of Loaf
^ w/ Kinski

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