METZ is a noise rock band from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The band consists of guitarist and vocalist Alex Edkins, bassist Chris Slorach and drummer Hayden Menzies.
Formed in 2008, they released their 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, METZ 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.
Protomartyr is an American post-punk band formed in in 2008 in Detroit, Michigan. It features Joe Casey on vocals, Greg Ahee on guitar, Alex Leonard on drums and Scott Davidson on bass guitar.