Metric tickets are available on affordable rates on our website. So, grab yours now before it’s too late as the tickets are selling fast and you certainly do not want to miss out on all the fun happening in your city. A Canadian New Wave and indie rock band, Metric was formed in 1998. Originally the group was created in Toronto but has also been based in London, Montreal, LA, and New York. The lineup of the band includes singer Emily Haines, James Shaw the guitarist, Joshua Winstead the bassist, and the drummer Joules Scott-Key. The band came up with its debut record Old World Underground, Where are you Now? in 2003. They ended up being nominated as ‘Best Alternative Album’ at the Juno Awards. Their next album ‘Live It Out’ was released in October 2005 and it got selected for the 2006 Polaris Music Prize. ‘Grow Up And Blow Away’ hit the shelves in 2007. The music style of the group is adventurous, eclectic, and includes elements of pop, and dance rock. A self released album came out in 1998, named ‘Mainstream EP’ and it was then disclosed that at that time Mainstream was the actual name of the group instead on Metric. This EP album was not officially released but is available on internet and has seen many downloads.
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An EP album consisting of five songs, ‘Static Anonymity’ was released by the band in 2001. Few of the numbers from the same record were featured on Grow Up And Blow Away. This album was available only on the group’s official website or its songs were performed during live concerts. The record produced some commercial friendly songs like 'Raw Sugar' and 'Soft Rock Star'. These were the up-tempo songs and some of the down-tempo tracks were Rock Me Now, White Gold, and The Twist. The band was joined by a new member named Joules Scott Key in 2001. The ensemble performed in New York in the summer of 2001, and circulated CD-R copies which were handmade, to the crowd. The first important public exposure was received by the band in the month of August, 2001 by working in a TV advertisement, Be Afraid. Their song Grow Up And Blow Away was featured in the commercial.
The band released its fourth album called Fantasies in Canada with Last Gang Records, in Mexico through Arts & Crafts, and independently across the whole world. This album contains ten songs, along with the song ‘The Black Sheep’ which was not included in the tracks list but was often played by the band in its live shows. However, the number was featured in a movie named ‘Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World’. In October 2009, a five track EP album Plug In Plug Out was released by Metric. The record contained auditory versions of the tracks from Fantasies.
Metric performed on selected dates in Brazil, Mexico, and Canada in 2008. As the band was touring, it still continued to work on the recording of its 4th album. They also performed in California, Ottawa, New Jersey, and in British Columbia the same year. By the end of the year 2008, the group also performed in Canada accompanied by The Dears, Tokyo Police Club, and Sebastian Grainger and The Mountains. This tour called Jingle Bell Rock Tour was arranged to raise funds for different charities. Metric is now touring again in 2012 and is coming to your city with its live performance. So, if you want to watch this amazing ensemble play live, get some Metric tickets and mark your presence at the show. The quartet will also be rocking the singles from their fifth album, "Synthetica" that hit the shelves in June, 2012. Claiming number 12 spot on the Billboard 200 charts, the album has been lauded by the critics and the fans. Don’t miss their latest show.
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