Metz ‘Metz II’ | Album Review

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It’s been a long time coming, but the second emotional drawl from Metz is finally here. Indulging in the Toronto bunch is, as expected, a brutish affair packed with unhinging guitar lines and throttling vocals. Tracks like ‘Acetate’ state their intentions from the off; intelligent while decidedly confrontational. If one thing’s clear it’s that this is a far less introspective record, detailing instead vocalist Alex Edkins’ relationships with politics, the media and so on.

It’s still fair to say it takes a certain calibre of band to release under Sub Pop, home to Nirvana, Pissed Jeans and Goat to name but a few — but it’s evident Metz have earnt their colours with this one.

Check out ‘Acetate’ right here: