Preoccupations tour

Preoccupations announce fall tour with Metz

The two Canadian bands make their way across North America in November and December.

Metz announce new album, Atlas Vending

Hear new single “A Boat to Drown In.”

Metz new track tour dates

Metz announce new album, Strange Peace

Hear new single “Cellophane.”

Metz Eraser video

Metz – “Eraser”

A white-knuckle noise-rock hallucination.

The Top 10 Punk Albums of 2015

The best in (mostly) young, loud and snotty records of the year.

Run the Jewels live at FYF Fest 2015

Report: FYF Fest 2015

Run the Jewels, Savages, Kanye West and more.

Savages live at FYF Fest 2015

Gallery: FYF Fest 2015 – Day 1

Run the Jewels, Savages, the Jesus and Mary Chain and more play on Saturday for FYF Fest 2015.


Metz announce summer and fall tour dates

Toronto noise-rock trio spans the globe.

Best Albums of 2015 so far

The Best Albums of 2015 so far

Six months of music summarized in 30 albums.

Drake, Caribou on Polaris Prize 2015 long list

The New Pornographers, Metz, Tobias Jesso Jr. and Alvvays also nominated.

Full Disclosure May 2015

Full Disclosure: Fresh Loot for Rotting Vegetables

A rundown the best punk tracks of May 2015, along with a look at the sad state of punk reunions at mega-festivals.

Metz vinyl

New Releases: 5/5

Metz, Best Coast and My Morning Jacket albums out this week.


Gut Feeling: An interview with Metz

The Toronto band’s frontman Alex Edkins talks about the importance of being a live band and staying independent.

Metz The Swimmer video

Metz – “The Swimmer”

GIF-style shots and inevitable doom.

tunic quitter review

Metz : II

The Toronto post-hardcore trio go harder, heavier, sharper and more intense than on their debut.

Metz II review

Stream METZ’s II

Hear the punk trio’s latest a week early.

Full Disclosure

Full Disclosure: Treble’s New Punk Column

Treble has a new monthly punk column, and here it is.

Metz II review

Endless Playlist: Metz – “Acetate”

A deeper, more sophisticated kind of bruising.