Metz Collaborate With Idles’ Joe Talbot
METZ have dropped “Come On Down,” a new track featuring Joe Talbot of IDLES, along with the previously unreleased “Heaven’s Gate,” originally available only in the Cyberpunk 2077 video game, released in 2020. Both tracks are now available via Sub Pop Records.
Of the “Come On Down” single and collaboration, METZ’s Alex Edkins offers this, “‘Come On Down’ was originally recorded during the Atlas Vending sessions but never fully finished. During the pandemic I really gravitated towards the idea of collaboration as a way to fill the void left by the loss of live music. I reached out to friends from far and wide in order to get that feeling of community that gigs provide. Joe Talbot (IDLES) is a longtime friend who METZ has shared the stage with many, many times, and this song was a very natural and fun way to catch up with him and do something positive with our time off the road.”
Joe Talbot had this to say, “METZ have been a band we’ve looked up to since they came into our lives and made things better. I will never forget the first time I saw them or any of the other times. Allowing me to sing with them is a gift and I hope you like it. I love it and I love them. Long live METZ.”
METZ will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of their massively acclaimed self-titled Sub Pop debut with a series of North American shows where they will play the album in its entirety. “The 10 Years Anniversary Tour” will span two legs, the first starting October 13th in Toronto at The Opera House with stops in Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Brooklyn, Hamden, Philadelphia, Durham, Birmingham, Atlanta, and Denton, and the second beginning December 7th in Phoenix and taking them through Los Angeles, Oakland, Seattle, Portland, St. Paul, and Chicago. Preceding these shows is a performance on Saturday, October 1st at Livewire’s 30th Anniversary Show at The Mississippi Room at The Lafayette Hotel in San Diego. Please find a full list of dates below.
Sat. Oct. 01 – San Diego, CA – Livewire 30th Anniversary Show @ The Mississippi Room at Lafayette Hotel ^
The 10 Year Anniversary Tour
Thu. Oct. 13 – Toronto, ON – The Opera House
Thu. Oct. 20 – Pittsburgh, PA – Spirit *
Fri. Oct. 21 – Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage *
Sat. Oct. 22 – Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw *
Sun. Oct. 23 – Hamden, CT – Space Ballroom *
Mon. Oct. 24 – Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts *
Tue. Oct. 25 – Durham, NC – Motorco Music Hall*
Wed. Oct. 26 – Birmingham, AL – Saturn *
Thu. Oct. 27 – Atlanta, GA – The Earl *
Fri. Oct. 29 – Denton, TX – No Coast Fest @ Rubber Gloves
Wed. Dec. 07 – Phoenix, AZ- Valley Bar +
Thu. Dec. 08 – Los Angeles, CA – Teragram Ballroom +
Fri. Dec. 09 – Oakland, CA – The New Parish +
Sun. Dec. 11 – Seattle, WA – Neumos +
Mon. Dec. 12 – Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge *
Thu. Dec. 15 – St. Paul, MN – Turf Club *
Fri. Dec. 16 – Chicago, IL – Metro *
^ w/ Spits + Deadbolt
* w/ Spiritual Cramp
+ w/ Kowloon Walled City
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