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METZ performing at SXSW in 2013
Background information
Origin Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres Noise rock, punk rock, hardcore punk, post-hardcore,[1] post-punk, grunge
Years active 2008 (2008)–present
Labels Sub Pop
Website .com.metzztemwww
Members Alex Edkins
Chris Slorach
Hayden Menzies

METZ is a noise rock band from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[2] The band consists of guitarist and vocalist Alex Edkins, bassist Chris Slorach and drummer Hayden Menzies.[3]

Formed in 2008, they released their eponymous debut album on the Sub Pop label in 2012.[4] The album was named to the 2013 Polaris Music Prize shortlist on July 16, 2013.[5]

On February 17, 2015, the band announced a new album, II, with the release of its first track, "Acetate," and an accompanying music video; the album was released May 5, 2015 in North America and the previous day elsewhere.[6]


  • Discography 1
    • Albums 1.1
    • Singles 1.2
  • References 2
  • External links 3



  • METZ (2012, Sub Pop)
  • II (2015, Sub Pop)


  • Dirty Shirt (2012, Sub Pop)


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  2. ^ "New band of the day: METZ. The Guardian, September 27, 2012.
  3. ^ Music: Sub Pop post-punks Metz care little for your sensitive eardrums". Denver Post, 05/03/2013.
  4. ^ "Meet METZ, Toronto’s newest rock trio". The Globe and Mail, October 5, 2012.
  5. ^ "Polaris Short List Anncounced". NXEW, July 16, 2013.
  6. ^

External links

  • Official website

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