2018-07-18T17:36:43Z 2018-07-18T17:36:43Z

Metric performing at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas

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Metric performing at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas on July 16, 2018, with Emily Haines, James Shaw, Joshua Winstead, and Joules Scott-Key.
The Toronto-based Metric, who've won a large audience playing the club circuit in both Canada and the U.S., released their first album, Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?, to much acclaim from fans and critics in 2003. Backed by guitar, chirping synths and other pop-friendly instruments, singer Emily Haines provides vocals that range from soft and breathy to bold and fierce.

The album's subject matter is also diverse, featuring songs about social standing ("The List"), difficult political issues ("Succexy") and other wide-ranging topics. 2005's Live It Out, the group's second album, offers further proof of Metric's impressive versatility and knack for crafting catchy pop-rock gems.
Setlist for the show at the Frank Erwin Center
  • Black Sheep
  • Satellite Mind
  • Unknown
  • Dark Saturday
  • Youth Without Youth
  • Gold Gun Girls
  • Unknown
  • Breathing Underwater
  • Help I'm Alive

Metric shared the stage with The Smashing Pumpkins at the Frank Erwin Center. The band continues across the United States and Canada with the last stop at the SKOOKUM Festival 2018 in Vancouver, BC, Canada on September 8, 2018.

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