P.O.D Biography

Born: 1992

While playing around with the infectious grooves of reggae and latin music and the release of heavy hip-hop and rock, hard rock four-piece leather set by San Diego is a universal message. Born again Christians and their faith takes a central place in their music.

Formed in 1992 in the SoCal neighborhood of San Ysidro, Marcos (guitar) and Wuv (drums) relished the music they grew up with. San Ysidro or "Southtown» was a multicultural area, but working class. While Marcos and Wuv are fond of jazz and roots reggae, they were young punks in the making. Both loved the gnarl of grunge and took to the preferences of Green Day, Pennywise, Bad brains, and vandals. The band together, POD (Short for "payable on death"), with hip-hop MC Wuv's cousin, Sonny, and aimed for something real. Cleveland native Traa joined in 1993 and POD is the map.

During 1990, P.O.D. played countless shows across the country and sold over 40,000 copies of their houses three EPS-Brown, dies Punk, and leather Live - most files rescue them. Atlantic Records was intrigued by the right group of energetic and passion for music, inking a deal with the skin in 1998. Warriors EP preceded the major label debut 1999 release of the skin, the fundamental elements of Southtown. "Southtown" and "Rock the Party (Off Hook)" is a unique force that pushes the album to go platinum. P.O.D. won the top award for Best Hard Rock and Metal Group, Album of the Year and Song of the Year for "Rock the Party (Off Hook)" The 1999 San Diego Music Awards as well.

A year later and still proceeds with skin Ozzfest 2000 and shared dates with Crazy Town and Staind for the Campus Invasion Tour MTV. They also ventured into films, contributing several songs to various soundtracks. "The school of hard knocks" proved successful in the comedy Little Nicky Sandler Adam in 2001, while another song featured in the Al Pacino sports thriller Any Given Sunday and ready to face increasing Rumble save situation. The second album for Atlantic, Satellite, was recorded by Howard Benson, the spring of 2001. Benson captured the magic once again, broke the skin suits later that year, hot on the heels of the spiritual chaos of debut single "life." "Youth of the Nation" scored again the skin, as a positive mix of hip-hop, reggae, punk and hardcore down a different kind of stone other than the likes of Kid Rock, Limp Bizkit, Korn and.
Talk struck P.O.D. Camp in 2003 when founding guitarist Marcos left the band. However, P.O.D. It's easy to get back on track, using the former Living Sacrifice guitarist Jason Truby as a replacement and recording of satellite monitoring paid for death. Heavy touring followed, and stretched all the way to the end of 2004. Starting next year, POD meet in the studio, this time with Glen Ballard behind the board, and the Top Ten hit show appeared in early 2006.

2006 was another transition year for the skin, as the group announced that they left a long time record company Atlantic. Shortly after, they released the Rhino hits collection in Atlantic years. Also that year, guitarist Jason Truby left the band, considered on the same day that original guitarist Marcos Curiel asked to rejoin. Group of seven studio albums, when angels and serpents Dance followed in 2008.