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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)

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