Seriously, don't quit reading this. I promise, the name isn't indicative of how this band from Tennessee sounds.
DP doesn't have a lead guitarist. DP doesn't have a lead and a rhythm guitarist.
DP has 4 guitarists that all equally, if you will, shred
From Nashville, these guys really are harkening back to the days of yore, when guitars mimicked each other constantly, tapping was frequent, and glam rock was a common phrase. Their third album, Turn to Gold
, out on Infinity Cat Records, opens with the song "Hardstyle" which is so triumphant it's hard not to stand up and look heroicly off into the distance. Follow that up with "Announcement" which does just that - Here is Diarrhea Planet, in all of their silly named and fantastic guitar glory. Elements of Bruce Spingsteen pop up here and there, thoughts of [more...]