NEWS: METRIC confirmed to perform on the 2013 JUNO AWARDS & celebrate the success of "SYNTHETICA"


Press release via Freshly Pressed PR
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 photo by Justin Broadbent

As announced earlier today, METRIC are confirmed to perform on this year’s JUNO Awards broadcast show on Sunday April 21, live from the Brandt Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan. Synthetica also landed Metric an impressive five JUNO nominations including; Group Of The YearAlternative Album Of The Year, Juno Fan Choice, Producer Of The Year (James Shaw) and Recording Package Of The Year (Justin Broadbent for Synthetica).  Voting for JUNO Fan Choice is available at: http://www.junofanchoice.ca/

“It's been an epic year for Metric and we are so honored to have been nominated for five JUNOS!” noted Emily Haines. “We poured our hearts into Synthetica both in the studio and on the road, so it means the world to us to be included in this year's celebration of Canadian artists.”

Last month, Metric headlined the SIRIUS/XM Indie Awards over Canadian Music Week, taking home, Group Of The Year and Best-Selling Independent Release for Synthetica. They won at the Canadian Screen Awards for Best Original Song for their work on the David Cronenberg film soundtrack, Cosmopolis.


Metric - Youth Without Youth from Metric on Vimeo.


Youth Without Youth,” Synthetica’first single spent a record-setting 16 weeks at #1 on the Canadian Mediabase Alternative Radio chart. METRIC were the first artist ever in the chart’s history to debut at #1 and remain there for the subsequent weeks. “Synthetica” Metric’s current radio single was recently crowned “Most Added” at Alternative Radio in Canada and is sitting at #3 in Canada on the Alternative charts.

Metric will play Coachella on Friday April 12 and Friday April 19, as well as the recently announced show with City and Colour at Butler’s Barracks in Niagara On The Lake on June 29. A full listing of upcoming gigs is available at http://ilovemetric.com/tour/

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