I find myself being extremely picky with music festivals in my old age, but the ridiculous(ly awesome) lineup at Riot Fest Toronto left me no choice but to make plans to attend. Over the past few weeks, I have been trying to finalize a schedule so I can make sure to catch every band I'm eager to see, but it took me only a few minutes upon starting on an actual list to say "Screw it, I'm just going to roam around, enjoy good music as I go, and have some delicious food and beer." That seems about as solid of a plan as it gets with my experience at festivals, except there are 5 bands at this year's Toronto Riot Fest that I will most definitely make sure to see -- rain or shine. Head to the...
Lueda Alia on 09/02/14 - 02:19 PM
Metric's new music video for "Lost Kitten" can be found in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/04/13 - 11:36 AM
We are giving away a pair of tickets to see Paramore, Metric, and Hellogoobye tonight at the legendary Madison Square Garden. How do you win? Simply reply in this thread and one person chosen at random will win a pair of tickets.
Christian Wagner on 11/13/13 - 08:49 AM
Paramore will be taking Metric and Hellogoodbye out on its massive North American tour this fall. Details in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 07/22/13 - 06:54 AM
Metric's new music video for "Breathing Underwater" can be found on the band's Tumblr.
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/13/12 - 10:48 AM
Check out Metric performing an acoustic version of "Synthetica" in the replies.
Jason Tate on 08/31/12 - 10:48 AM
Metric's new album, Synthetica, is being sold on Amazon MP3 for $2.99 today.
Joe DeAndrea on 07/12/12 - 04:47 AM
Metric's guitarist and co-founder Jimmy Shaw discusses the Canadian music scene, the trials of starting a record label, and Synthetica in a new interview with PureVolume, which is also streaming their excellent new album.
Jay Nainav on 06/26/12 - 05:38 PM
Metric and Stars will be touring across Canada in November. Dates are in the replies.
Deborah Remus on 06/25/12 - 04:08 PM
Head to the replies to watch Metric perform their single "Youth Without Youth" on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Their new album Synthetica is now out in stores.
Lueda Alia on 06/22/12 - 11:49 AM
Check out Metric's new video for "Youth Without Youth" here.
Thomas Nassiff on 06/12/12 - 09:08 AM
You can now stream Metric's new album, Synthetica, in the replies. For real this time. It's out on June 12. The band has also announced three small-venue shows and those dates are in the replies.
Thomas Nassiff on 06/05/12 - 10:48 AM
Apparently the Metric soundcloud album stream that we posted before was not supposed to be out there to the public yet. It seems it was set to a secret link, and someone leaked it. So, with that - we've taken the post down at the request of the band's management. Just don't Google it or anything.
Jason Tate on 05/30/12 - 09:03 AM
Stream a new Metric song called "Speed the Collapse" in the replies. It comes from the band's June 12 release Synthetica, available for preorder here.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/23/12 - 11:02 AM
Electric Sun covered Metric's "Gimme Sympathy" -- video below.
Jason Tate on 05/02/12 - 11:29 AM
Listen to Metric's first single "Youth Without Youth" off of their upcoming album Synthetica over on their website.
PeeDster on 04/30/12 - 07:43 AM
Metric has announced a few live UK dates in support of the forthcoming album, Synthetica, which can be found in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 04/22/12 - 06:20 AM
Metric will release their new album Synthetica on June 12th.
Jason Tate on 02/22/12 - 12:20 PM
Metric has confirmed that they will collaborating with composer, Howard Shore, once again to work on the score for David Cronenberg's Cosmopolis. Read a statement from the band in the replies which includes more details on this, their new album and the affect of the recent fire at the Sony/PIAS distribution warehouse in London on the band and their label.
Kyle Huntington on 10/15/11 - 02:00 PM
Read an awesome interview with Metric about their upcoming album.
Lueda Alia on 10/04/11 - 09:58 AM
Metric are back in the recording studio. In the mean time, you can check out their Fantasies Flashbacks remix album.
Lueda Alia on 08/15/11 - 07:32 AM
Metric will release Fantasies Flashbacks on October 11. Find more details about this fan-sourced remix album in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 07/20/11 - 09:56 AM
Metric were recently notified by a fan that Glenn Beck was using their song "Rock Me Now" on his radio show. Read the entertaining exchange here.
Lueda Alia on 04/14/11 - 10:00 AM
Jade Puget (AFI) has remixed two Metric tracks which can be heard here.
Kyle Huntington on 03/01/11 - 06:05 AM
The official video for "Black Sheep" by Metric taken from the Scott Pilgrim vs. The World soundtrack, can be seen in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 11/10/10 - 11:55 AM
Metric's daytrotter session can be found here.
Deborah Remus on 07/16/10 - 10:05 PM
Check out Metric's new video for "Stadium Love" in the replies.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 05/28/10 - 02:41 PM
You can vote for either Metric or Broken Social Scene's ideas here to determine which of their causes will win a $100K grant.
Paul Tao on 03/25/10 - 01:13 PM
Metric will be doing a short west coast run this March; dates in the replies.
Steve Henderson on 02/23/10 - 08:28 PM
Metric will release an acoustic EP on October 27th. Details in the replies.
Steve Henderson on 10/20/09 - 04:57 PM
Tiësto's new album, Kaleidoscope, is scheduled to be released on October 6th, 2009. Guests include Kele Okereke (Bloc Party), Jónsi Birgisson (Sigur Rós), Emily Haines (Metric), Kianna Alarid (Tilly and the Wall), Tegan and Sara, and Nelly Furtado.
Jonathan Lally on 08/13/09 - 11:42 AM
Watch Metric's video for "Sick Muse" in the replies.
Lueda Alia on 06/04/09 - 01:27 PM
Metric landed on the Billboard charts and were #1 on the Heatseekers chart before the physical release of their new record. The band sold 6,203 copies of Fantasies this past week.
Steve Henderson on 04/13/09 - 06:53 PM
I know we're all souls just trying to connect with someone, but we're all left searching on our own.
Staff ReviewsMetric - Fantasies (Jeremy Aaron)
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Jeremy Aaron on 04/11/09 - 09:16 PM
Metric has announced that their album, Fantasies, will be available on iTunes tomorrow, ahead of the April 14 release date. You can also preview the album here.
Mike Kraft on 03/30/09 - 03:28 PM
Metric will release their fourth album, Fantasies, on April 14th, which you can pre-order on their official website starting March 2nd. Everyone who pre-orders the album will get an MP3 of their first single, "Help I'm Alive," as well as bonus material exclusive to the pre-order.

01) Help I'm Alive
02) Sick Muse
03) Satellite Mind
04) Twilight Galaxy
05) Gold Guns Girls
06) Gimme Sympathy
07) Collect Call
08) Front Row
09) Blindness
10) Stadium Love
Lueda Alia on 01/28/09 - 11:26 AM
Emily Haines will be playing three times on September 7th at Brooklyn’s Union Pool (484 Union Avenue). The first show at 7:30 PM will be Emily solo, the second show at 9 PM will feature accompaniment by Metric guitarist James Shaw, and the third show at 10:30 Emily will be a guest of the Tall Firs.
Steve Henderson on 08/27/08 - 06:47 PM
Metric will be releasing their first live DVD, Live at Metropolis, on February 12.
Jamie Pham on 11/15/07 - 01:26 AM
Emily Haines' new music video for "Our Hell" can be seen in the replies. The track is taken from her acclaimed debut, Knives Don't Have Your Back, which is available now courtesy of Last Gang Records.

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Brandon Allin on 09/26/07 - 02:31 AM
Metric will be hitting the road to play some shows this fall.
Metric Tour Dates9/9, Toronto, ON (Toronto Centre Island/Virgin Festival)
9/21, New York, NY (Webster Hall)
9/26, Minneapolis, MN (First Avenue)
9/28, Denver, CO (Bluebird Theater)
10/2, Pomona, CA (Glass House)
10/3, San Diego, CA (House of Blues)
10/5, Hollywood, CA (The Music Box at the Fonda)
10/6, Mountain View, CA (Shoreline Amphitheatre/Download Festival
Jamie Pham on 07/28/07 - 10:40 PM
Metric has returned to Canada and is currently getting ready to begin recording their fourth full length album. The band will also be re-releasing their first album Grow Up and Blow Away on June 26th.
Jamie Pham on 05/09/07 - 08:42 PM
If you head over to Rollingstone.com you can watch a set of acoustic songs from Metric.
Brandon Herbel on 07/19/06 - 02:11 AM
You can download Metric's performance from Conan the other night right here.
Jon Foucart on 01/22/06 - 12:40 AM
Men, Women and Children's tour dates with Metric are as follows.
3/7 Boston, MA Roxy
3/9 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
3/10 New York, NY Webster Hall
3/11 Philadelphia, PA Starlight Ballroom
3/12 Carrboro, NC Cat's Cradle
3/13 Athens, GA 40 Watt Club
Jon Foucart on 01/12/06 - 07:22 PM
Metric will be hitting the road in 2006. Dates are below.

Metric Tour Dates3/7 - Boston, The Roxy
3/9 - Washington, 9:30 Club
3/10 - New York City, Webster Hall
3/11 - Philadelphia, Starlight Ballroom
3/13 - Athens, 40 Watt Club & Ballroom
3/15 - Dallas, Gypsy Ballroom
3/16 - Austin, Cedar Street Courtyard
3/17 - Austin, Stubb's
3/19 - Denver, Bluebird Theatre
3/21 - San Diego, House of Blues
3/23 - Los Angeles, Henry Fonda Theatre
3/24 - San Francisco, The Fillmore
3/26 - Portland, Wonder Ballroom
3/27 - Seattle, The Showbox
4/10 - Minneapolis, First Avenue
4/12 - Madison, The Annex
4/13 - Chicago, Metro
4/14 - Cincinnati, Bogarts
4/15 - Detroit,...
Jared Kaufman on 12/12/05 - 11:08 AM
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