posted March 18th, 2016

Purling Hiss was always a home-made daydream conceived in the cortexial-folds of Mike Polizze's mind, OK? That conception, initially four-tracked and blown out in Polizze's basement all by his lonesome, has blossomed into the high-flying dive-bomb blister of a power trio that festers and oozes with high-gain six-string slingin' across a bubbling, slithering rhythm section. That's the vibe of last year's Weirdon, which cloaks some of the best pure-rock righting in recent times, and 2013's Water On Mars, which carried serious heft. But Mike's a shape-shifter, and 2016 begins with a vacuum suck back to basics - starting tonight in Brooklyn, Purling Hiss hit the road as a solo-affair, just like it started back in Dizzy Polizzy's sweaty mind. This weekend is an early taste of solo Hiss before they hit the big stages opening for Kurt Vile - get down and get intimate while you can!

3/18/16 Alphaville Brooklyn NY

3/19/16 Cafe Nine New Haven CT w/ Ovlov, Hellrazor

3/25/16 Kung Fu Necktie Philadelphia PA w/ Spacin' Chillinger & Kiel Everett

3/31/16 Asbury Hall Buffalo NY*

4/1/16 The Grog Shop Cleveland OH*

4/2/16 Newport Music Hall Columbus OH*

4/3/16 Bluebird Bloomington IN*

4/5/16 Pabst Theater Milwaukee WI*

4/6/16 The Accord Champaign IL*

4/8/16 Granada Lawrence KS*

4/9/16 The Waiting Room Omaha NE*

4/10/16 The Englert Theatre Iowa City IA*

4/11/16 Blue Note Columbia MO*

4/12/16 Cain's Ballroom Tulsa OK*

4/14/16 House of Blues Houston TX*

4/15/16 Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheatre Austin TX*

4/16/16 Granada Theater Dallas TX*

4/17/16 Republic New Orleans LA*

5/25/16 Everybody Hits Philadelphia PA w/ Ex-Cult & Sheer Mag

* w/ Kurt Vile

Artists in this story: Purling Hiss