METZ share new video for “The Swimmer”

METZ, the Toronto noise rock band, know that life is simply s series of moments; thus in their new video for “The Swimmer”, one man’s experience is shared through seemingly GIF-like moments. Going from being hit by a lady friend, smiling on panic propaganda on the news, or getting beat up by young punks, it seems to repeat itself in a perpetual loop. Deep within the video, there is a metaphor for modern-day society in America, but watch the Michael Leblanc and Scott Cudmore-directed video before to dig it out. 

“The Swimmer” is from the band’s second album, METZ II, which will come out tomorrow through Sub Pop, internationally today. They have also announced a series of European tour dates, which can be found below.

METZ 2015 Tour Dates:
05/08 – Austin, TX @ Levitation 2015
05/09 – Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Knees Festival
05/11 – St. Petersburg, FL @ State Theatre *
05/12 – Orlando, FL @ The Social *
05/13 – Birmingham, AL @ Work Play *
05/14 – Nashville, TN @ Mercy Lounge *
05/19 – St. Louis, MO @ The Firebird *
05/20 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
05/21 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry *
05/22 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry *
05/23 – Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon *
05/26 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom *
05/27 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg *
05/28 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club *
05/29 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer *
05/30 – Boston, MA @ Paradise *
06/05 – Athens, GR @ Plissken Fest
06/06 – Thessaloniki, GR @ Plissken Fest
06/07 – Skopje, MK @ Zdravo Mladi Festival
06/16 – London, UK @ Underworld #
06/17 – Brussels, BE @ Botanique – Rotonde #
06/19 – Hilvarenbeek, NL @ Best Kept Secret Festival
06/20 – Scheesel, DE @ Hurricane Festival
06/21 – Neuhausen ob Eck, DE @ Southside Festival
06/22 – Leipzig, DE @ Taubchenthal
06/24 – Berlin, DE @ Cassiopeia
06/25 – Cologne, DE @ MTC
06/27 – Evreux, FR @ Le Rock Dans Tous ses Etats
07/10 – Montreal, QC @ Piccolo Rialto
07/12 – Quebec City, QC @ Imperial De Quebec
07/14 – Ottawa, ON @ Ottawa Blues Fest
07/21 – Cincinnati, OH @ The Woodward Theatre ^
07/22 – Columbus, OH @ The Basement ^
07/23 – Buffalo, NY @ Mohawk Place ^
07/24 – 26 – Oro-Medonte, ON @ WayHome Music & Arts Festival
07/27 – Milwaukee, WI @ Cactus Club !%
07/29 – Winnipeg, MB @ Pyramid Cabaret !%
07/30 – Saskatoon, SK @ Amigos Cantina !%
07/31 – Calgary, AB @ The Republik !%
08/01 – Edmonton, AB @ The Starlite Room !%
08/03 – Vancouver, BC @ The Rickshaw Theatre !%
08/04 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos !%
08/05 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge !%
08/06 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Twilight Concert Series @ Pioneer Park $
08/09 – San Francisco, CA @ Outside Lands
08/11 – Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge !%
09/04 – Larmer Tree Gardens, UK @  End of the Road Festival
09/06 – Dublin, IE @ Electric Picnic
09/08 – Vienna, AT @ Arena
09/09 – Zagreb, HR @ Culture Factory (Small Room)
09/10 – Bologna, IT @ Freakout Club
09/11 – Rome, IT @ INIT
09/12 – Milan, IT @ Lo Fi Club
09/14 – Zurich, CH @ Kinski Club
09/15 – Lausanne, CH @ Le Romandie
09/17 – Toulouse, FR @ Le Metronum
09/19 – Madrid, ES @ Sala Lemon
09/21 – Bilbao, ES @ Kafe Antzokia
09/23 – Lyon, FR @ Le Transbordeur
09/25 – Dusseldorf, DE @ Zakk
10/16 – Stockholm, SE @ Debaser
10/17 – Lund, SE @ Mejeriet
10/18 – Oslo, NO @ John Dee
10/19 – Aarhus, DK @ Atlas
10/20 – Copenhagen, DK @ Loppen @ Christiana
10/27 – Paris, FR @ La Maroquinerie
10/28 – Lille, FR @ L’ Aeronef

* = w/ FIDLAR
^ = w/ Viet Cong
# = w/ Bad Breeding|
! = w/ Big Ups
% = w/ Dilly Dally
$ = w/ The Kills

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