Metz – The Haunt – 25th November 2017

When Captain Haddock coined the phrase “Thundering Typhoons!” I’m sure he didn’t mean it to work in relation to a Metz gig. His famous phrase is the best way of describing them live though. Bands like METZ make sense when you see them live. It comes down to the impact the show makes and it’s one to remove any cobwebs in your system. I’ve been a fan of Metz for a long time now and have always said the same, you need to see them to get it. It’s not that their records don’t have anything special to them, they really do. Their latest album Strange Peace may be one of their best yet but, for me, I never quite clicked with Metz until I first saw them. They’re a band that put everything into their live show, they’re all in good shape and you can see why. Their light shirts soon turn dark and halfway through their set they look like they’ve just come out of the shower.

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