Metric reveals “The Shade” New Album Details

Metric reveals new single "The Shade," along with details of new album.

Metric returns, with the first official new music following their last album Synthetica (2012). Today, “The Shade” single is available via iTunes. The track was written and recorded at the Beastie Boys’ legendary Oscilloscope Studios in NYC and at the band’s own Giant Studios in Toronto. Metric has also confirmed a run of North American live dates starting next month.


June 3 Moda Center Portland OR

June 5 Scotiabank Saddledome Calgary, AB

June 6 Rexall Place Edmonton, AB

June 8 MTS Centre Winnipeg, MB

June 9 Xcel Energy Center St. Paul, MN

June 10 CenturyLink Center Omaha, NE

June 12 Scotiatrade Center St. Louis, MO

June 13 BMO Harris Bradley Center Milwaukee, WI

June 15 Allstate Arena Rosemont, IL

June 16 KFC Yum! Center Louisville, KY

June 18 Nationwide Arena Columbus, OH

June 19 Consol Energy Centre Pittsburgh, PA

June 22 Quicken Loans Arena Cleveland, OH

June 23 Palace of Auburn Hills Auburn Hills, MI

June 24 First Niagara Center Buffalo, NY

June 29 Prudential Center Newark, NJ

June 30 Barclays Center Brooklyn, NY

July 1 TD Garden Boston, MA

July 3 Bell Centre Montreal, QC

July 4 Air Canada Centre Toronto, ON

July 6 Verizon Center Washington, DC

July 7 Time Warner Cable Arena Charlotte, NC

July 8 Bridgestone Arena Nashville, TN

July 10 Amalie Arena Tampa, FL

July 11 BB&T Sunrise, FL

July 13 FedEX Forum Memphis, TB

July 14 Philips Arena Atlanta, GA

July 16 Toyota Center Houston, TX

July 17 American Airlines Arena Dallas, TX

July 20 Honda Center Anaheim, CA

July 21 Viejas Arena San Diego, CA

July 24 The Forum Los Angeles, CA

July 25 US Airways Center Phoenix, AZ

July 27 Pepsi Center Denver, CO

July 28 Energy Solutions Arena Salt Lake City, UT

July 30 Rogers Arena Vancouver, BC

July 31 Tacoma Dome Tacoma, WA

August 1 Taco Bell Arena Boise, ID

August 15 RiverFest Elora, ON*

*Metric Headline Festival Performance

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