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Murdered Love Updated Release Date July 10th On Razor & Tie

P.O.D.’s new studio album, Murdered Love (Razor & Tie), is available now in exclusive pre-order bundles at The new album is set for release on July 10th and features the first single,   Lost In Forever” – available for download on iTunes HERE. The song is getting a great reception at radio with support coming in over 40 markets across various formats including Active/Mainstream/Alternative and Christian.  In just two weeks “Lost In Forever” is already Top 25 at Active Rock and top 20 at Christian Rock.

P.O.D.’s new studio album, Murdered Love album cover art has also been revealed – available here.   The album cover and packaging for P.O.D.s’ Murdered Love was illustrated and designed by Invisible Creature who’s previous credits include The Foo Fighters, Norma Jean, Chris Cornell and many more. Invisible Creature have also received 4 Grammy nominations for music packaging.

The P.O.D. Murdered Love pre-order bundles are as follows:*

-TIER ONE (Music Bundle): Murdered Love CD, Digital Album Download, Instant Song Download, Album Artwork  Lithograph-  $12.00
-TIER TWO (T-Shirt Bundle): Murdered Love CD, Digital Album Download, Instant Song Download, Album Artwork  Lithograph , Album Art T-Shirt – $22.00
-TIER THREE (Warrior Bundle): Murdered Love CD, Digital Album Download, Instant Song Download, Signed Album Artwork Lithograph, Album Artwork  T-Shirt and P.O.D. Logo Jersey – $49.99
*All tiers will come with a CD, album digital download and an instant download of the song “Lost In Forever (Scream)”.

Murdered Love is the first new studio album in four years and is now confirmed for release on July 10th 2012.  This album is P.O.D.’s long-awaited follow-up to When Angels & Serpents DanceMurdered Love sees the band reunited with long-time producer Howard Benson who also produced the band’s massive Satellite album alongside hit albums for Kelly Clarkson, Theory Of A Deadman, Daughtry, and My Chemical Romance.

P.O.D. has kicked off a series of tour dates and festival shows tis past week and will stay on the road throughout 2012  (full tour dates below).   The band was also just announced to join the third annual Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival this summer alongside multiplatinum rock bands Shinedown, Godsmack, Staind and Papa Roach,
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.

May 8 – Lancaster, PA – Chameleon Club^
May 9 – 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 – Lazerfest 2012 at Central Iowa Expo*
May 16 – Milwaukee, MI – The Rave^
May 17 – Flint, MI – The Machine Shop Concert Lounge^
May 18 – Steger, IL –Another Hole In The Wall^
May 19 – Columbus, OH – Columbus Crew Stadium – Rock On The Range*
May 20 – St Louis, MO – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater *
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 26 – Dallas, TX – Grapevine Mills Mall – Journeys Backyard BBQ
May 27 – El Paso, TX – 27th Annual KLAQ Balloon Festival at Wet & Wild Waterworld*
June 3 – Chula Vista, CA – Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre – 91XFest*
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 support from Love and Death featuring Brian Head Welch and Icon For Hire
^ P.O.D.  and RED Co-Headline support from Love and Death featuring Brian Head Welch and Icon For Hire


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