Photos: Metric, Zoé and July Talk at the Masonic

Metric (photo: Jon Bauer) In support of their latest album Art of Doubt, Canadian rock band Metric gave an energetic performance at the Masonic this past weekend. Performing alongside the band were July Talk and Latin rock band Zoé. Our photographer Jon Bauer captured each band from the night and you can check out the gallery below. Sound off in the comments if you were at the show!

By |March 18, 2019|Tags: |

Sponsored: Metric spend New Year’s Eve with us at Mezzanine

You know Metric. You might not know you know Metric, but you know Metric. Responsible for a slew of synthesizer-backed radio hits in the mid 2000s, most notably "Help I'm Alive," Metric's likely blared out your car speakers or over a coffee shop PA in your lifetime — likely multiple times. Formed in the late '90s by a band of inter-continental musicians whose paths crossed in Canada, they've been a staple of indie playlists everywhere since. Metric are Canadian (and have the Juno awards to prove it) but are about as international as they come — lead vocalist Emily Haines [...]

By |December 22, 2017|Tags: |

Metric’s ‘last vestige of caring’ prompts ‘Pagans’

Pros, cons, and hindsight — Toronto synthpop quartet Metric have never shied away from direction-shaping changes. In 2007, the band ditched a traditional label to start their own distribution company. The move paid off two years later when their fourth album, Fantasies, and lead single "Help I'm Alive" charted in the U.S. and became indie hits. The success propelled the band to 2012’s Synthetica, which registered on two Billboard charts, won two Juno Awards in Canada and led to an arena tour in their home country. But financially, the album didn’t live up to their expectations. “We had ambitions to do other types of tours and we [...]

By |February 16, 2016|Tags: |

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Men, Metric, Palma Violets and more

To enter this contest submit an email to contest[at] with your full name in the body and the concert you’re entering the contest for in the subject line. You may only submit your name once to only one contest. Winners will be chosen at random and will be awarded one pair of tickets unless otherwise noted. ALL CONTESTS CLOSED Thursday, April 18th Savages, No Bra @ The Independent Two pairs available. To win, be the first or second person to enter. 8pm, $15, 21+. Buy advance tickets here. Thursday, April 18th Metric, Mona @ The Fox 8pm, $29.50, all ages. [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Metric, Afghan Raiders, Titus Andronicus, Zion I

Wednesday, March 24th - Metric, Codeine Velvet Club @ The Fox Theater Metric - "Black Sheep" To enter send an email to with your full name and the phrase "I want to see Metric!". The SECOND person to enter will win a pair of tickets to the show. The show starts at 7pm, $25 , All Ages. Purchase advance tickets here. Thursday, March 25th - Neon Indian (DJ Set), Afghan Raiders, Boyz IV Men, Sweat Wet @ MILK Afghan Raiders - Morphine Dream To enter send an email to with your full name and [...]

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