October 31, 2015


Metric Say 'Pagans in Vegas' LP Is "Like a 4-Year-Old in an Animal Mask"

Metric kicked off their latest tour in probably the coolest possible way with a costume-heavy performance at Voodoo Music + Arts Experience 2015, which you can watch footage from above. It's to promote the Canadian indie act's Pagans in Vegas, an album they feel proud of like a parent does for their awesome preschooler. 

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"It feels pretty good," guitarist James Shaw says. "It's kind of like having a four-year-old in an animal mask going to their first week of school. And you're kind of worried they're going to be bullied around, but also you're like, 'Damn, my kid's so cool.'"

The positive—and goofy—spirits could be a result of some time off the band took before this latest album cycle.

"Since our incarnation, we haven't really had any time off," drummer Joules Scott-Key adds. "That tiny few months off, we all needed that. But I think I can speak for all of us and say, I was biting at the bit to get back and do what we do, and look forward to the remainder of this tour."

Watch more from Metric above and don't miss the rest of our on-the-ground coverage from Voodoo 2015 right here.