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Purson releasing ‘Desire’s Magic Theater’ (stream a track), touring with The Sword

Purson at Beach Goth 2015 (more by Debi Del Grande)

Having toured with Ghost last year, UK psych rockers Purson have two more southern U.S. dates with them in May and then will hit the road with The Sword. As mentioned, the tour with The Sword hits NYC on May 17 at Brooklyn Bowl, and From Beyond are on that show as well. Tickets for Brooklyn are still available. Updated dates are listed below.

While Ghost and The Sword have a foot in the metal world (even if they aren’t that metal), Purson aren’t metal at all. Their new album Desire’s Magic Theater comes out April 29 via Spinefarm (pre-order), and the new single “The Window Cleaner” is the kind of ’60s-psych revival that wouldn’t have been out of place at Monterey Pop Festival. The closest this song gets to heavy is a fuzzed-out riff that sounds like it could go into “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida.” Purson do the sound well, as you can hear for yourself. The song premieres here:


Purson — 2016 Tour Dates
Apr 09 W2 Club Den Bosch, Netherlands
Apr 15 Chinnerys Southend On Sea, United Kingdom
Apr 30 Rudyard’s Pub Houston, TX
May 03 Marathon Music Works Nashville, TN^
May 04 Tennessee Theatre Knoxville, TN^
May 06 The International Knoxville, TN*
May 08 The SideBar Theatre Tallahassee, FL*
May 09 JACK RABBITS LIVE Jacksonville, FL
May 10 Culture Room Fort Lauderdale, FL*
May 11 The Social Orlando, FL *
May 12 Vinyl Pensacola, FL*
May 14 Center Stage Theater Atlanta, GA*
May 15 Local 506 Chapel Hill, NC
May 16 Ottobar Baltimore, MD*
May 17 Brooklyn Bowl New York, NY*
May 18 The Lost Horizon Syracuse, NY*
May 19 Fete Music Hall Providence, RI*
May 20 Union Transfer Philadelphia, PA*
May 22 Ace of Cups Columbus, OH
May 23 Subterranean Chicago, IL
May 24 Blue Note Columbia, MO*
May 25 Bourbon Theater Lincoln, NE *
May 26 Granada Lawrence, KS*
May 28 Gas Monkey Live Dallas, TX*

^ – w/ Ghost
* – w/ The Sword

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