METZ

  • Record Label: Sub Pop
  • Release Date: Oct 9, 2012
Metascore
82

Universal acclaim - based on 23 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 23
  2. Negative: 1 out of 23
Buy On
  1. Dec 12, 2012
    50
    Only when they tip the 'dumb' into an absurdism, in bouts of monotony or mindlessly devolved weirdness, do Metz sound anything like punk, or indeed art. Herein lies the retardation.
  2. Oct 8, 2012
    60
    The Toronto trio is just a ball of heavy genres, lumping together noise rock, post-punk, hardcore, no wave, or any style that might punish a pair of eardrums.
User Score
7.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 30 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 5
  2. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. Oct 10, 2012
    10
    I registered just to rate this album, since that user score is a joke. This album absolutely demolishes. Imagine a Jesus Lizard albumI registered just to rate this album, since that user score is a joke. This album absolutely demolishes. Imagine a Jesus Lizard album cranked to the absolutely extreme. 10/10 Album of the Year Full Review »
  2. Oct 10, 2012
    5
    METZ has got great sound and interesting melody, but all songs look very simple without something extraordinary, without wow-things. It isMETZ has got great sound and interesting melody, but all songs look very simple without something extraordinary, without wow-things. It is ordinary, but good album, which doesn't open new doors and windows. They sit on warm place, which was found many years ago. But I'm sure, that there will be lot of people, who would die because of awesomeness of this band. Full Review »
  3. May 11, 2015
    10
    What MaizeKraize said. No need to over-analyze this album. It just hits like a ton of bricks for 30 minutes non-stop. Hard to avoid anyWhat MaizeKraize said. No need to over-analyze this album. It just hits like a ton of bricks for 30 minutes non-stop. Hard to avoid any Nirvana/Bleach comparisons because it's honestly the best punk/grunge album since. Full Review »