In their own words, Toronto trio Metz plays simple rock music. Yet, their tunes are actually anything but simple — a lot of intention goes into every pounding drum beat, booming bass sound, thrashing guitar lick, and howling vocal part. In a musical landscape that sometimes seems to put a premium on quantity, equating more musicians with a more impressive sound, it’s refreshing to just see three dudes put everything into some sick, huge music. Perhaps best of all, they’re smart, funny, kind people, and were a joy to have in the studio. Watch as Travis tries to join the band, talks about Aerosmith, and gets a bit of background on how the guys started playing together.

Featured song: “Headache”

METZ, the band’s self-titled debut LP is out now on Sub Pop.

Complete radio broadcast and playlist: http://b-t-r.co/Yr7P3L

Official website: http://www.metzztem.com/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/metz
Twitter: @METZtheband

Upcoming tour dates:
1/25 @ 6 D.O.G.S. in Athens, GRE
1/26 @ Stage Club in Larissa, GRE
1/28 @ Soup Kitchen in Manchester, UK
1/29 @ Broadcast in Glasgow, UK
1/30 @ Brudensell Social Club in Leeds, UK
1/31 @ Green Door Store in Brighton, UK
2/1 @ Birthdays in London, UK
2/4 @ Paradiso in Amsterdam, HOL
2/5 @ Merleyn in Nijmegen, HOL
2/6 @ L’aeronef in Lille, FRA
2/7 @ Point FMR in Paris, FRA
2/8 @ L Cooperative de Mai in Clermont Ferrand, FRA
2/9 @ Confort Moderne in Poitiers, FRA
2/10 @ Dynamo in Toulouse, FRA
2/2 @ Plano B in Porto, POR
2/13 @ ZDB in Lisbon, POR
2/14 @ Siroco in Madrid, SPA
2/15 @ La 2 de Nitsa in Barcelona, SPA
2/16 @ La Route De La Rocke in Saint Malo (Brittany), FRA
2/18 @ Mascotte in Zurich, SWI
2/19 @ Fri-Son in Fribourg, SWI
2/20 @ Ligera in Milan, ITA
2/21 @ Traffic in Rome, ITA
2/22 @ Freakout in Balogna, ITA
2/23 @ Park (Purgeraj) in Zagreb, CRO
2/25 @ Arena in Vienna, AUS
2/26 @ Orangehouse in Munich, GER
2/27 @ K4 in Nuremburg, GER
2/28 @ Nato in Leipzig, GER
3/1 @ Cafe Glocksee in Hannover, GER
3/2 @ Berghain Kantine in Berlin, GER
3/3 @ Molotow in Hamburg, GER
3/4 @ Vega in Copenhagen, DEN
3/5 @ Pustervik in Gothenburg, SWE
3/6 @ Blaa in Oslo, NOR
3/8 @ Debaser in Malmo, SWE
3/9 @ Svenaska Musikklubben in Stockholm, SWE
3/10 @ Where the Wild Things are in Zeewolde, HOL
3/11 @ AB Club in Brussels, BEL
3/12 @ Muziekodroom in Hasselt, BEL

About Serious Business on BTR:
Travis Harrison records bands for a living, so he knows how to get the best out of musicians. As the president of Serious Business, a recording studio and record label, Travis also knows the industry. Every week he invites musicians into his studio for funny, irreverent and seriously interesting interviews where anything goes. New episodes every Monday from BreakThru Radio. Watch more episodes of Serious Business on BTR on our Blip page: http://blip.tv/seriousbusinessonbtr