Yes, you read that headline correctly. Toronto-based four-piece Metric have been selected to support rock & roll legends The Rolling Stones for two nights at Madison Square Garden in January.
Following this once in a lifetime event, the band will rest up for a March tour that will take them across the continent and, of course, includes a stop in Austin for SXSW. Along they way they'll be supporting their sophomore album, Live It Out, which was released in October via Canadian indie Last Gang Records.
In addition, Metric will release a remix of their single "Monster Hospital" in January. The remix was done by DFA79 bassist Jesse Keeler and producer Al-P, collectively known as MSTRKRFT.
Peep the tour details below.
01.18.06 - New York, NY (Madison Square Garden, w/ The Rolling Stones)
01.20.06 - New York, NY (Madison Square Garden, w/ The Rolling Stones)
03.07.06 - Boston, MA (The Roxy)
03.09.06 - Washington, DC (9:30 Club)
03.10.06 - New York, NY (Webster Hall)
03.11.06 - Philadelphia, PA (Starlight Ballroom)
03.12.06 - Carrboro, NC (Cat's Cradle)
03.13.06 - Athens, GA (40 Watt Club & Ballroom)
03.15.06 - Dallas, TX (Gypsy Ballroom)
03.16.06 - Austin, TX (Cedar Street Courtyard, SXSW)
03.17.06 - Austin, TX (Stubb's, SXSW)
03.19.06 - Denver, CO (Bluebird Theatre)
03.21.06 - San Diego, CA (House of Blues)
03.23.06 - Los Angeles, CA (Henry Fonda Theatre)
03.24.06 - San Francisco, CA (The Fillmore)
03.26.06 - Portland, OR (Wonder Ballroom)
03.27.06 - Seattle, WA (The Showbox)
04.10.06 - Minneapolis, MN (First Avenue)
04.12.06 - Madison, WI (The Annex)
04.13.06 - Chicago, IL (Metro)
04.14.06 - Cincinnati, OH (Bogarts)
04.15.06 - Detroit, MI (St. Andrews Hall)