Metric measure out tour plans

    Things have been busy as ever lately over in Camp Metric. Do those crazy Canucks ever stop with the multiple music-making projects? The band recently re-released its rather slept-on 1999 debut Grow Up and Blow Away. Lead-singer Emily Haines has a second solo album out with backing band the Soft Skeleton. And other members of the band have branched out with a new side project they’re calling Bang Lime.
    Metric has begun early work on its next full-length. To give the new songs some room to breath and grow, the band will take them out on a North American tour in September and October. Follow on after the jump for those dates…[more:]
    9/19 Philadelphia, PA – Trocadero
    9/20 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
    9/21 New York, NY – Webster Hall
    9/22 Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
    9/24 Detroit, MI – St. Andrews Hall
    9/25 Chicago, IL – Metro
    9/26 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
    9/28 Denver, CO – Bluebird
    10/1 Phoenix, AZ – Martini Ranch
    10/2 Pomona, CA – Glass House
    10/3 San Diego, CA – House of Blues
    10/5 Los Angeles, CA – Henry Fonda Theater
    10/6 San Francisco, CA – Download Festival
    10/8 Portland, OR – Cafe Wonder
    10/9 Seattle, WA – Showbox