METZ Biography (Wikipedia)
METZ is a noise rock band formed in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and based in Toronto. The band consists of guitarist and vocalist Alex Edkins, bassist Chris Slorach and drummer Hayden Menzies.
Founded in 2008, METZ released its eponymous debut album on the Sub Pop label in 2012. The album was named to the 2013 Polaris Music Prize shortlist on July 16, 2013.
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. II was a long-listed nominee for the 2015 Polaris Music Prize.