Image The 2014 edition of the Ottawa Explosion Weekend is coming together. The fourth annual garage / punk gathering in Canada's capital city will feature appearances by Toronto-based Sub Pop buzz-band METZ and hometown favourites Crusades. Denton, Texas' The Marked Men will lead a Dirtnap Records showcase at the Explosion which also features the Steve Adamyk Band, Sonic Avenues and Voicemail.

Rounding out the first lineup confirmation are Boyhood, The Creeps, Idle Bloom, The Famines, Feral Trash, Ketamines, Needles/Pins, Nervosas, New Swears, Pookies & The Poodlez, Pretty Pretty, Primative Hearts, Protomartyr, Strange Attractor, Tough Age, Tropical Dripps, Tweens, Vacation and The White Wires.