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About Diarrhea Planet
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A lot of boys with rock star ambitions have probably thought about what they would one day name their band. Something meaningful … something attention-grabbing. Something like… Diarrhea Planet?
Meet the Nashville –based group that doesn't mind being compared to a literal ass explosion. (Hey, it's hard to be PC when talking diarrhea). And if you must know, the name comes from the time the band's members spent at Belmost University, which, according to vocalist/guitarist Jordan Smith, is not exactly a great name to be dropping around Music City (who knew?). Thus the band members decided to come up with the most obnoxious, unlistenable name they could think of. The end result of endless brainstorming was the birth of Diarrhea Planet.
Of course their fan base also has a nickname, but it's not as gross as one would think. Instead of the Diarrhetics, fans of the band are referred to as Planeteers (in homage to Captain Planet). Other fun facts the band will reveal? They couldn't get a booking agent, their parents initially hated the name and they consider New Orleans 'the worst city for getting diarreha,' according to an interview on the website NOISEY.
In all seriousness, this now six-piece rock and roll band has been compared in some way to The Ramones holding Van Halen hostage with an arsenal of fireworks and explosives. Their self-released EP, "Aloha," became a sleeper online sensation, and the band is now signed to Nashville's Infinity Cat Recordings. They have traveled up and down the East Coast in support of their numerous releases, including the full-length album "Loose Jewels," which dropped on September 20th.
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Diarrhea Planet Tour Dates 2015
date city state venue 06/01/2015 Las Vegas NV Beauty Bar 05/30/2015 San Diego CA The Casbah 05/29/2015 Los Angeles CA The Echo 05/28/2015 Santa Cruz CA The Catalyst 05/27/2015 San Francisco CA The Independent 05/26/2015 Sacramento CA The Press Club 05/23/2015 George WA Gorge Amphitheatre 05/22/2015 George WA Gorge Amphitheatre 05/22/2015 Portland OR Mississippi Studios 05/22/2015 George WA Gorge Amphitheatre 05/20/2015 Boise ID Neurolux Lounge 05/18/2015 Denver CO Marquis Theater 05/17/2015 Lincoln NE Vega 05/16/2015 Kansas City MO The Riot Room 05/15/2015 Springfield MO The Outland 05/01/2015 Memphis TN Tom Lee Park 05/01/2015 Memphis TN Tom Lee Park 04/25/2015 Bloomington IN The Bishop 04/24/2015 Dekalb IL The House Cafe 04/23/2015 Saint Paul MN Turf Club 04/22/2015 Madison WI High Noon Saloon 04/21/2015 Iowa City IA Gabe's 04/18/2015 Atlanta GA The Earl 04/17/2015 Tallahassee FL Rehab 04/16/2015 Orlando FL Backbooth 04/14/2015 Tampa FL The Crowbar 04/13/2015 Jacksonville FL Burro Bar 04/12/2015 Gainesville FL High Dive 04/11/2015 Raleigh NC Kings Barcade 04/10/2015 Charlottesville VA The Southern Cafe and Music Hall 04/09/2015 Richmond VA The Broadberry 04/08/2015 Washington DC Black Cat 04/07/2015 Philadelphia PA Underground Arts 04/05/2015 Brooklyn NY Baby's All Right 04/04/2015 New York NY Bowery Ballroom 04/03/2015 Allston MA Great Scott 04/02/2015 Montreal QC Casa Del Popolo 04/01/2015 Toronto ON Horseshoe Tavern 03/30/2015 Buffalo NY Mohawk Place 03/29/2015 Ann Arbor MI Blind Pig 03/28/2015 Cleveland Heights OH Grog Shop 03/27/2015 Chicago IL Lincoln Hall 03/26/2015 Saint Louis MO Off Broadway 03/25/2015 Tulsa OK Sound Pony 03/22/2015 Dallas TX Club Dada 03/06/2015 Athens GA Georgia Theatre 03/05/2015 Chattanooga TN JJ's Bohemia 02/21/2015 Baton Rouge LA Spanish Moon
Diarrhea Planet Tour Dates 2014
date city state venue 12/31/2014 Nashville TN Exit In 12/30/2014 Nashville TN Exit In 11/21/2014 Knoxville TN The Concourse at The Intl. 10/27/2014 Buffalo NY Mohawk Place 10/21/2014 Louisville KY Zanzabar 10/19/2014 Pittsburgh PA Club Cafe 10/18/2014 Long Branch NJ The Brighton Bar 10/17/2014 Cambridge MA The Sinclair 10/16/2014 Portland ME Port City Music Hall 10/15/2014 Hamden CT The Space 10/13/2014 New York NY Santos Party House 10/11/2014 Philadelphia PA Underground Arts 10/10/2014 Washington DC Rock and Roll Hotel 10/09/2014 Richmond VA The Broadberry 09/19/2014 Birmingham AL The Bottletree Cafe 09/13/2014 Atlanta GA Masquerade 09/11/2014 Orlando FL Backbooth 09/10/2014 Tampa FL Crowbar 09/09/2014 Gainesville FL High Dive 09/07/2014 Columbia SC Art Bar 09/05/2014 Charlotte NC Snug Harbor 09/01/2014 Richmond VA The Blue Nile 08/30/2014 Akron OH Musica 08/27/2014 Cleveland OH Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 08/16/2014 Saint Louis MO Off Broadway 08/10/2014 San Diego CA Soda Bar 08/08/2014 Oakland CA Leo's 08/05/2014 Seattle WA Tractor Tavern 08/01/2014 Happy Valley OR Pendarvis Farm 07/30/2014 Salt Lake City UT Urban Lounge 07/29/2014 Denver CO Hi-Dive 07/26/2014 Chicago IL Beat Kitchen 07/25/2014 Nashville TN Exit In 06/29/2014 New Orleans LA One Eyed Jacks 06/28/2014 Houston TX 77007 TX Fitzgerald's - Downstairs 06/27/2014 Austin TX Red 7 06/26/2014 San Antonio TX Limelight San Antonio 06/25/2014 Dallas TX Three Links 06/24/2014 Oklahoma City OK The Conservatory 06/21/2014 Indianapolis IN Hoosier Dome 06/20/2014 Kalamazoo MI The Globe Theater 06/19/2014 Milwaukee WI Cactus Club 06/18/2014 Minneapolis MN 7th Street Entry 06/17/2014 Madison WI High Noon Saloon 06/11/2014 Covington KY Coda 06/10/2014 Columbus OH Skully's Music Diner 06/08/2014 Brooklyn NY Glasslands Gallery 06/06/2014 Asbury Park NJ Asbury Lanes 06/06/2014 New York NY Randalls Island 06/05/2014 Allston MA Great Scott 06/03/2014 Winooski VT Monkey House 06/02/2014 Philadelphia PA The Barbary 05/31/2014 Baltimore MD The Gold Bar 05/30/2014 Richmond VA Strange Matter 05/29/2014 Raleigh NC Kings Barcade 05/28/2014 Asheville NC The Mothlight 05/16/2014 Gulf Shores AL Gulf Shores Beach 04/25/2014 Tulsa OK The Yeti 04/24/2014 Little Rock AR Stickyz 04/12/2014 Cincinnati OH Baba Budan's 04/10/2014 Fort Wayne IN The Brass Rail 04/05/2014 Charlotte NC Snug Harbor 03/29/2014 Chattanooga TN JJ's Bohemia 03/28/2014 Athens GA New Earth Music Hall 03/16/2014 Dallas TX Club Dada 03/11/2014 Austin TX ACL Live at The Moody Theater 03/07/2014 Nashville TN Exit In 03/01/2014 Chicago IL Empty Bottle 02/22/2014 Saint Louis MO Off Broadway 02/21/2014 Bloomington IN The Bishop 02/20/2014 Columbus OH Rumba Cafe 02/19/2014 Pittsburgh PA Brillobox 02/18/2014 Philadelphia PA Boot & Saddle 02/16/2014 Brooklyn NY Music Hall of Williamsburg 02/15/2014 Washington DC Rock and Roll Hotel 02/14/2014 Raleigh NC Kings Barcade 01/25/2014 Athens GA New Earth Music Hall 01/24/2014 Birmingham AL The Bottletree Cafe 01/18/2014 Madison WI High Noon Saloon 01/17/2014 Milwaukee WI Cactus Club 01/16/2014 Indianapolis IN Hoosier Dome
Diarrhea Planet Tour Dates 2013
date city state venue 12/31/2013 Nashville TN Exit In 12/21/2013 Chattanooga TN JJ's Bohemia 12/20/2013 Atlanta GA Masquerade 12/19/2013 Asheville NC The Mothlight 12/18/2013 Charlotte NC The Chop Shop 12/16/2013 Richmond VA Strange Matter 12/15/2013 Washington DC Rock and Roll Hotel 12/13/2013 New York NY Barnard College 12/12/2013 Morgantown WV 123 Pleasant Street 12/11/2013 Newport KY Southgate House 12/07/2013 Jackson MS Martin's Lounge 12/05/2013 Auburn AL Bourbon Street Bar 11/19/2013 St Louis MO The Gramophone 11/17/2013 Minneapolis MN 7th Street Entry 11/16/2013 Chicago IL Beat Kitchen 11/15/2013 Cleveland Heights OH Grog Shop 11/14/2013 Detroit MI Magic Stick 11/13/2013 Pittsburgh PA Brillobox 11/10/2013 Cambridge MA TT The Bears 11/09/2013 Brooklyn NY Glasslands Gallery 11/08/2013 New Haven CT Toad's Place 11/06/2013 Harrisonburg VA Clementine 11/05/2013 Greensboro NC Empire Books 10/31/2013 Orlando FL Backbooth 10/12/2013 Mobile AL Alabama Music Box 10/11/2013 Birmingham AL The Bottletree Cafe 10/09/2013 Memphis TN Hi Tone Cafe 09/26/2013 Dallas TX Club Dada 09/25/2013 Norman OK Opolis 09/23/2013 Phoenix AZ Rhythm Room 09/20/2013 San Diego CA Soda Bar 09/17/2013 San Francisco CA Brick & Mortar Music Hall 09/14/2013 Seattle WA Barboza 09/12/2013 Boise ID Neurolux Lounge 09/10/2013 Aspen CO Belly Up Aspen 09/08/2013 Des Moines IA Vaudeville Mews 09/07/2013 Kansas City MO Czar Bar 08/31/2013 Philadelphia PA Ben Franklin Parkway 08/30/2013 New York NY Mercury Lounge 08/29/2013 Allston MA Great Scott 08/22/2013 Chapel Hill NC Local 506 08/21/2013 Charlotte NC The Milestone Club 08/17/2013 Nashville TN Exit In 08/15/2013 Columbus OH The Basement 08/03/2013 New Orleans LA One Eyed Jacks 08/01/2013 Austin TX The Parish 07/31/2013 Dallas TX Club Dada 07/29/2013 Oklahoma City OK The Conservatory 07/24/2013 Las Vegas NV Backstage Bar & Billiards 07/23/2013 Los Angeles CA The Echo 07/19/2013 Visalia CA The Cellar Door 07/18/2013 San Francisco CA The Independent 07/12/2013 Boise ID Neurolux Lounge 07/09/2013 Portland OR Doug Fir Lounge 04/27/2013 Charlotte NC The Chop Shop 04/14/2013 Baltimore MD Ottobar 04/11/2013 Brooklyn NY Shea Stadium BK 04/05/2013 Hamden CT Quinnipac College 04/04/2013 Allston MA Great Scott 03/08/2013 Chattanooga TN JJ's Bohemia 02/22/2013 New Orleans LA Tulane University 02/18/2013 Nashville TN The High Watt 02/18/2013 Nashville TN The High Watt 02/16/2013 Bowling Green KY Tidball's 02/07/2013 Jackson MS Martin's Lounge 02/06/2013 Beaumont TX Texas Rose Saloon 02/05/2013 Dallas TX Bryan Street Tavern 01/29/2013 Kansas City MO Czar Bar 01/25/2013 Little Rock AR Stickyz 01/24/2013 Oxford MS Lamar Lounge 01/17/2013 Augusta GA Sky City 01/14/2013 Charlotte NC Snug Harbor 01/09/2013 Gainesville FL High Dive
Diarrhea Planet Tour Dates 2012
date city state venue 12/31/2012 Nashville TN The End 12/20/2012 Charlotte NC The Milestone Club 12/19/2012 Charlottesville VA Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar 12/11/2012 Brooklyn NY Death By Audio 12/05/2012 Allston MA Great Scott 12/04/2012 Brooklyn NY Shea Stadium BK 12/02/2012 Washington DC Black Cat 12/01/2012 Philadelphia PA North Star Bar 11/30/2012 Richmond VA Strange Matter 11/01/2012 Nashville TN The High Watt 10/24/2012 Little Rock AR Juanita's 10/23/2012 Dallas TX Club Dada 10/17/2012 Santa Barbara CA Velvet Jones 10/16/2012 San Jose CA Blank Club 10/09/2012 West Hollywood CA The Troubadour 08/03/2012 Nashville TN Mercy Lounge 07/20/2012 Nashville TN The High Watt 07/19/2012 Chicago IL Township