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P.O.D. Announce First U.S. Tour For 2012; New Studio Album To Be Released This Summer
· Toddstar on March 13 2012 02:30:57
Tour News

 P.O.D. ANNOUNCE FIRST U.S. TOUR FOR 2012

New Studio Album To Be Released This Summer

Additional Radio Shows Confirmed This Spring



(New York, NY) – P.O.D. have announced their first U.S. tour of 2012.  The band will head out this Spring and Summer for a series of high profile radio shows and festivals and will co-headline a tour with RED with support by Love and Death featuring Brian Head Welch and Icon For Hire.  The tour will make stops throughout the Midwest and East Coast (full tour dates below). Buy tickets HERE (http://payableondeath.com/tour).

P.O.D. have just wrapped work on their upcoming full-length album to be released this summer via Razor & Tie.  The new record will see the band reunited with long-time producer Howard Benson who also produced the band’s massive Satellite album alongside major hit albums for 3 Doors Down, Kelly Clarkson, Theory Of A Deadman, Daughtry, All American Rejects, and My Chemical Romance.

P.O.D. (Payable on Death) formed in 1992 has logged a remarkable array of achievements, including worldwide sales exceeding 10 million, a series of chart topping radio hits, and an unprecedented four #1 MTV videos.  With a 15-year career under their belts, P.O.D. has released seven studio albums, received three Grammy Award nominations, contributed to numerous motion picture soundtracks, and toured the world over many times.  With their third studio album, The Fundamental Elements of Southtown, they achieved their initial mainstream success - the album was certified Platinum by the RIAA in 2000.  Their following studio album, Satellite, continued the band's success with the hit singles, "Alive" and "Youth of the Nation," pushing it to go triple platinum.  The band's line-up consists of vocalist Sonny Sandoval, drummer Wuv Bernardo, guitarist Marcos Curiel, and bassist Traa Daniels.

P.O.D. INTERNATIONAL TOUR DATES
April 06 – Toowoomba, Australia – Easterfest Queens Park
April 08 – Albany, Australia – Strawberry Jam Music Festival
April 10 – Wellington, New Zealand – Wellington Town Hall
April 11 –  Auckland, New Zealand – Logan Campbell Centre

P.O.D. U.S. TOUR DATES
April 28 – Tampa, FL – Tampa Bay Times Forum – 98Rockfest*
April 29 – Jacksonville, FL – Metropolitan Park – Welcome To Rockville*
April 30 – Mobile, AL – Soul Kitchen+
May 03 – Pittsburgh, PA – The Altar Bar 9+
May 04 – Virginia Beach, VA – Farm Bureau Live– Lunatic Luau*
May 05 – Rockingham, NC –Rockingham Speedway*
May 06 – Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live ^ (radio show)
May 08 – Lancaster, PA – Chameleon Club^
May 09 – Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance^
May 11 – Traverse City, MI – Ground Zero @ The Streeters Center+
May 12 – Libertyville, IL – Austin’s Fuel Room ^
May 13 – Boone, IA – Central Iowa Expo – Lazerfest 2012*
May 16 – Milwaukee, MI – The Rave^
May 17 – Flint, MI – The Machine Shop Concert Lounge^
May 19 – Columbus, OH – Columbus Crew Stadium – Rock On The Range*
May 20 – Maryland Heights, MD – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater – KPNT Radio Show *
May 22 – Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel^
May 23 – Nashville, TN – Cannery Ballroom^
May 24 – Memphis, TN – New Daisy Theatere ^
May 25 – Pryor, OK – Rocklahoma*
May 27 – El Paso, TX - 27th Annual KLAQ Balloon Festival at Wet & Wild Waterworld*
August 2 – Midland, TX – Rock The Desert*
November 27 – December 1  – Ft. Lauderdale, FL –ShipRocked 2012

* = P.O.D. on festival
+ = P.O.D. Headline wsgs Love and Death featuring Brian Head Welch and Icon For Hire
^ = P.O.D. and RED Co-Headline wsgs Love and Death featuring Brian Head Welch and Icon For Hire

LINKS
http://payableondeath.com/
https://www.facebook.com/PayableOnDeathPOD
http://www.myspace.com/payableondeath
http://www.youtube.com/thepodchannel
https://twitter.com/#!/pod1904


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