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While their hometown of Nashville, Tennessee has always been fond of guitars, Diarrhea Planet push that love to extremes with an incredible four-pronged guitar assault. Melding the energetic drive of pop-punk with power pop's rocking sensibilities, guitarists Jordan Smith, Brent Toler, Evan Bird, and Emmett Miller, bassist Mike Boyle, and drummer Casey Weissbach have been delivering party-ready jams since 2009, when the band self-released its debut EP, Aloha. Though it seems like an unwieldy arrangement, the bandmembers pull it off well, feeding off one another as they build up an unstoppable tidal wave of giddy pop energy. After a string of 7" singles and opening slots for bands like JEFF the Brotherhood, Fucked Up, and Wavves, Diarrhea Planet hooked up with Infinity Cat Recordings (owned by fellow Nashville band JEFF the Brotherhood), which released the group's full-length debut, Loose Jewels, in 2011. The band focused on touring for a time, gaining acclaim from incredible showcase performances at the South by Southwest Festival and their own headlining gigs. In 2013 their sophomore album, I'm Rich Beyond Your Wildest Dreams, arrived. In between constant touring, the band found time to get into the studio to churn out five songs for the Aliens in the Outfield EP, which saw release in late 2014. ~ Gregory Heaney
2009 in Nashville, TN