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“Diarrhea Planet’s Guide To Buying A Tour Van”

on January 31, 2014, 6:00pm

 

Unless your band is, say, U2 or The Rolling Stones, prepare to spend all those long months on tour in a teeny van crammed somewhere between your gear and your drooling bass player. Of course, if you’re wise, your trip doesn’t have to be a completely nightmarish, patchouli-encrusted roving hellhole. For advice on the best wheels to carry your rock star dreams, Rock it Out! Blog caught up with Nashville punk outfit Diarrhea Planet just before their recent show at Chicago’s Lincoln Hall. Sami and the sextet discuss what every functional touring van requires, whether assigned seats are necessary, and some of the band’s own horror stories from the road. Buckle up before you view this one.

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