MUSIC REVIEWS FROM THE HEART OF TORONTO

METZ’s headlining 2015 world tour on behalf of II resumes July 10th in Montreal, QC at Piccolo Rialto and currently ends November 20th in Utrecht, NL at Le Guess Who? Festival. And now, the band have added October and November UK dates, which run from October 30th in Birmingham at Hare and Hounds through November 5th in Glasgow at Stereo. Hardly Art recording artists Protomartyr will join METZ as direct support on select dates. Please find a complete list of tour dates below.
 
METZ II is available now on CD / LP / DL worldwide from Sub Pop. The album has earned “Albums of the Year (so far)” notices from the likes of Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone, The AV Club,SPIN, Treble, and more. II also scored the band its highest chart position in the U.S. to date, entering at #98 / Billboard Top 200.  In Canada, the album debuted at #27 on the Top 200 albums chart.
 
At radio, II peaked at #8 on the CMJ Top 200 chart. The album also saw support with FMQB Alternative Specialty reporters, peaking at #1 on the albums chart, and its lead-off track “Acetate” at #2 on the singles chart.
 
METZ II is now available for purchase through the Sub Pop Mega Mart, iTunes, Amazon, and Bandcamp.


Tour Dates
Jul. 10 - Montreal, QC - Piccolo Rialto
Jul. 12 - Quebec City, QC -  Imperial De Quebec
Jul. 14 - Ottawa, ON - Ottawa Blues Fest
Jul. 21 - Cincinnati, OH - The Woodward Theatre
Jul. 22 - Columbus, OH - The Basement
Jul. 23 - Buffalo, NY - Mohawk Place
Jul. 25 - Oro-Medonte, ON - WayHome Music & Arts Festival
Jul. 27 - Milwaukee, WI - Cactus Club # !
Jul. 29 - Winnipeg, MB - Pyramid Cabaret # !
Jul. 30 - Saskatoon, SK - Amigos Cantina # !
Jul. 31 - Calgary, AB - The Gateway # !
Aug. 01 - Edmonton, AB - The Starlite Room # !
Aug. 03 - Vancouver, BC - The Rickshaw Theatre # !
Aug. 04 - Seattle, WA - Neumos # !
Aug. 05 - Portland, OR - Doug Fir Lounge # !
Aug. 06 - Salt Lake City, UT - Twilight Concert Series @ Pioneer Park*
Aug. 09 - San Francisco, CA - Outside Lands
Aug. 11 - Denver, CO - Larimer Lounge # !
Aug. 13 - Dallas, TX - Trees  # !
Aug. 14 - Houston, TX - Fitzgerald’s  # !
Aug. 15 -Austin, TX - Red 7  # !
Aug. 18 - Phoenix, AZ - Crescent Ballroom #
Aug. 19 - San Diego, CA - Casbah #
Aug. 22  - Los Angeles, CA - FYF Fest
Sep. 04 - Larmer Tree Gardens, UK -  End of the Road Festival
Sep. 06 - Dublin, IE - Electric Picnic
Sep. 08 - Vienna, AT - Arena
Sep. 09 - Zagreb, HR - Culture Factory (Small Room)
Sep. 10 - Bologna, IT - Freakout Club
Sep. 11 - Rome, IT - INIT
Sep. 12 - Milan, IT - Lo Fi Club
Sep. 14 - Zurich, CH - Kinski Club
Sep. 15 - Lausanne, CH - Le Romandie
Sep.17 - Toulouse, FR - Le Metronum
Sep. 19 - Madrid, ES - Sala Lemon
Sep. 20 - Porto, PT - Amplifest
Sep. 21 - Bilbao, ES - Kafe Antzokia
Sep. 23 - Lyon, FR - Le Transbordeur
Sep. 24 - Relms, FR - Festival Elektricity
Sep. 25 - Dusseldorf, DE - Zakk
Sep. 26 - Hamburg, DE - Reeperbahn Festival
Oct. 16 - Stockholm, SE - Debaser
Oct. 17 - Lund, SE - Mejeriet
Oct. 18 - Oslo, NO - John Dee
Oct. 19 - Aarhus, DK - Atlas ^
Oct. 20 - Copenhagen, DK - Loppen @ Christiana ^
Oct. 22 - Nijmegen, NL - Doornroosje ^
Oct. 23 - Amsterdam, NL - Bitterzoet ^
Oct. 24 - Zwolle, NL - Let’s Get Lost Festival
Oct. 27 - Paris, FR - La Maroquinerie ^
Oct. 28 - Lille, FR - L’ Aeronef ^
Oct. 29 - Antwerp, BE - Trix ^
Oct. 30 - Birmingham, UK - Hare and Hounds ^
Oct. 31 - Leeds, UK - Brudenell Social Club ** ^
Nov. 01 - London, UK - Scala  **
Nov. 03 - Bristol, UK - The Fleece **
Nov. 04 - Manchester, UK - Sound Control **
Nov. 05 - Glasgow, UK - Stereo **
Nov. 20 - Utrecht, NL - Le Guess Who? Festival
* w/ The Kills
! w/ Big Ups
# w/ Dilly Dally
** w/ Protomartyr
^ w/ Crows