A Metric Australian tour 2012 of Splendour In The Grass sideshows has been announced that will see the Canadian indie darlings visit fans in Perth, Sydney, and Melbourne this coming July.

Metric will be playing a handful of shows leading up to the festival, kicking off their tour at Capitol in Perth on Wednesday 25 July, followed by HiFi in Sydney on Thursday 26 July and Billboard in Melbourne on Friday 27 July. Tickets to all shows are available NOW.

From platinum record sales to headlining festivals, selling out arenas, performing at a private event for the Queen of England and winning prestigious JUNO Awards for Alternative Album of the Year and Band of the Year, Metric have been nothing short of prolific in their sonic career to date.

Metric have had a hand in scoring films for everyone from Edgar Wright to David Cronenberg and even wrote the theme song for the Twilight Saga: Eclipse soundtrack with composer Howard Shore.

For a band that had always been told they were ‘doing it wrong’, the Toronto-based quartet have certainly proved otherwise.

With the impending release of their fifth studio album Synthetica on June 15 (MMI / Create/Control), Metric are on the brink of starting yet another meteoric chapter in their musical career. Mixed by long time Metric collaborator and Grammy-nominated indie-rock specialist John O’Mahony at New York’s famed Electric Lady Studios, guitarist Jimmy Shaw describes Synthetica as ‘the sonic culmination of everything we have done’.

Tickets on sale NOW!

Wednesday 25 July
with special guests
Tickets available via: handsometours.comwww.moshtix.com.au,
www.oztix.com.au and all Oztix outlets

Thursday 26 July
The HiFi
with special guests
Tickets available via: handsometours.comMoshtix.com.au,
TheHiFi.com.au or by phoning 1300THEHIFI

Friday 27 July
with special guests
Tickets available via: handsometours.com, moshtix.com.au,
ticketek.com.au and oztix.com.au