P.O.D. RELEASES NEW VIDEO FOR THEIR
FORTHCOMING NEW SINGLE, “HIGHER”
EXCLUSIVELY ON VEVO – WATCH HERE
Exclusive Interview And Video Teaser With
P.O.D. Front Man Sonny Sandoval Available On The
Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival Site – WATCH HERE
New Studio Album- Murdered Love – (Razor & Tie) Out Now
P.O.D. has premiered the new video for the band’s forthcoming new single, “Higher” on VEVO-WATCH HERE. “Higher” will be the 2nd single from the band’s new album, Murdered Love (Razor & Tie) available in-stores and online now. The Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival also recently caught up with front man Sonny Sandoval for this exclusive new interview about the band’s music video. Check out the interview and video teaser clip HERE.
Talking about the “Higher” video, Sonny reveals, “We went through a bunch of treatments, and we loved the fact that the director wanted to do the video in San Diego. It’s our hometown. The treatment had a good vibe, and it reminded us of how we felt when we saw the video for ‘Alive’.”
The video for “Higher” was filmed with director Ramon Boutisveth (All That Remains, For Today, Trivium). The band also partnered with Harley Davidson for this video and the video features a number of Harley Davidson motorcycles.
The third annual Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival kicks off this Friday, August 17 in Kansas City, MO and wraps Sunday, September 30 in Albuquerque, NM. The Rockstar Energy Drink Main Stage will feature performances from multiplatinum rock bands Shinedown, Godsmack,Staind and Papa Roach, along with breaking band Adelitas Way. In addition, the Ernie Ball Stageand Jägermeister Stage in the festival area will include performances from multiplatinum headlinerP.O.D., as well as up-and-coming artists Deuce, Fozzy, Redlight King, Mindset Evolution, In This Moment, Thousand Foot Krutch, Candlelight Red and a local Battle Of The Bands winner. Go to www.RockstarUPROAR.com for full details and a list of bands performing at each show.
Murdered Love is P.O.D.’s first new album in four years and 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. The first single from the new album is currently #6 on the Active Rock Radio Charts and is P.O.D.’s highest charting radio song in over nine years. USA Today raves, ““SoCal rap-metal band brings back the boom after a four-year absence, sounding like the hook-laden harbinger of a spiritual apocalypse.” Revolver Magazinedecalres, “Still building big-chorus riff bombs designed to set off the youth of the nation…Murdered Loveis best when all the anthemic stuff comes equipped with the sort of infectious grooves that the band’s SoCal stomping ground is known for.”
P.O.D. (Payable on Death) formed in 1992 has logged a remarkable array of achievements, including worldwide sales exceeding 10 million and a series of chart topping radio hits. 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.