Emily Haines announces tour dates/streams new song

    In anticipation of her forthcoming debut solo album, Knives Dont Have Your Back, Metric frontwoman Emily Haines has announced a handful of tour dates, and is streaming a track from the album on her website.


    Pitchfork is reporting that for the tour dates, Haines will be accompanied by a rotating group of musicians who will go by the name of the Soft Skeleton. Some Soft Skeletons of note include Evan Cranley of Stars and Broken Social Scene, Jimmy Shaw of Broken Social Scene and Metric, and Scott Minor of Sparklehorse.




    09-12 Toronto, ON – Toronto International Film Festival

    09-18 Montreal, QC – Le National

    09-19 New York, NY – Joe’s Pub

    09-21 Los Angeles, CA – Venue TBA

    09-22 San Francisco, CA – Café du Nord


    Metric is still alive and well of course, and to prove it, the band will also be playing a series of shows in the coming months:


    08-25 Leeds, England – Leeds Festival

    08-27 Reading, England – Reading Festival

    09-02 Montreal, QC Osheaga Festival

    09-03 Victoria, BC – Open Air Centennial Square

    09-04 Seattle, WA – Bumbershoot Festival

    09-14 London, ON – Rock the Block

    09-15 Halifax, NS – The Forum

    09-16 Fredericton, NB – UNB Cafeteria


    Knives will be released September 26 on Last Gang Records, and you can stream Our Hell by clicking here.

    Related Links:

    Prefix Review: Metric [Live It Out]

    Emily Haines home page (under construction)