Hot on the heels of their blistering March 27th performance on the The Chris Gethard Show, METZ have a new video for the track “Mr. Plague,” from their 2017 album, Strange Peace. As described by director, Shayne Ehman (who has directed 3 out of 3 of the videos from Strange Peace), the video examines: “…the crumbling remnants of civilization…a broken justice system…a consumer wasteland… Was it all part of the plan?” Watch the video for “Mr. Plague” to find out [link here].

METZ have added new dates to their previously announced and comprehensive 2018 international tour schedule. New Canadian and European headlining and festival dates include: Quebec City at Festival D’été on July 11th; Leipzig, Germany at UT Connewitz on July 18th; Berlin, Germany at Cassiopeia on July 19thAugust 16thin Wiesbaden, Germany at Schlactof; Reading Festival on August 25th; Leeds Festival on August 26th; Cardiff, Wales at The Globe on August 27th; and Asten-Heusden, Netherlands for the Misty Fields Festival on August 31st. Sub Pop labelmates Moaning will open a number of these EU shows (as indicated below).

Strange Peace is available now on CD / LP / DL / CS worldwide (except in Canada) from Sub Pop [link here]. In Canada, Strange Peace is available from Royal Mountain Records [link here].

METZ Tour Dates

Apr. 17 – Lisbon, Portugal – MusicBox *
Apr. 18 – Porto, Portugal – Hard Club *
Apr. 19 – Amsterdam, NL – Paradiso Noord
Apr. 20 – Rotterdam, Netherlands – Motel Mozaique
Apr. 21 – Esch-sur-Alzette, LU – Out of the Crowd Festival
Apr. 23 – Milan, IT – Magnolia *
Apr. 24 – Bologna, IT – Freakout, Bologna *
Apr. 25 – Munich, DE – Strom *
Apr. 26 – Cologne, DE – Gebaude 9 *
Apr. 27 – Belfort, FR – Impetus Festival
Apr. 28 – London, UK – Test Pressing Festival*
Apr. 30 – Glasgow, UK – Stereo *
May 01 – Dublin, IE – Whelan’s
May 02 – Manchester, UK – Soup Kitchen *
May 03 – Ramsgate, UK – Ramsgate Music Hall * [Sold Out]
May 04 – Brussels, BE – Les Nuits Botanique [Sold Out]
May 05 – Leffinge, BE – De Zwerver *
May 23 – Taipei, Taiwan – The Wall
May 25 – Beijing, China – TBC
May 26 – Shanghai, China – TBC
May 29 – Hong Kong, China – TTN Livehouse
May 31 – Manila, Philippines – Mow’s Bar
Jun. 01 – Singapore – Decline
Jun. 02 – Bangkok, Thailand – Norma
Jun. 04 – Tokyo, Japan – Fever
Jun. 05 – Tokyo, Japan – Fever
Jun. 06 – Nagoya, Japan – Tight Rope
Jun. 07 – Osaka, Japan – Conpass
Jun. 13 – Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
Jun. 14 – New York, NY – Rocks Off Cruise w/ Holy Fuck
Jul. 11 – Quebec City, QC – Festival D’ete
Jul. 12 – Ottawa, ON – Babylon
Jul 18 – Leipzig, DE – UT Connewitz,
Jul. 19 – Berlin, DE – Cassiopeia
Jul. 21 – Tromso, Norway – Bukta Festival
Aug. 16 – Wiesbaden, DE – Schlactof
Aug. 25 – Reading, UK – Reading Festival
Aug. 26 – Leeds, UK – Leeds Festival
Aug. 27 – Nottingham, UK – Rescue Rooms
Aug. 29 – Cardiff, UK – The Globe
Aug. 31 – Asten-Heusden, NL – Misty Fields Festival
Sep. 14 – Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theatre (Westward Festival)
Oct. 26-28 – Gainesville, Florida – The Fest
* w/ Moaning

Photo credit: Ebru Yildiz

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