P.O.D. RELEASE FIRST OFFICIAL SINGLE FROM FORTHCOMING NEW STUDIO ALBUM, MURDERED LOVE
“LOST IN FOREVER” AVAILABLE NOW ON iTUNES
“LOST IN FOREVER” IMPACTS RADIO 4/23/12 – 4/25/12
Murdered Love Expected In-Stores & Online June 19th 2012

Stream of First Single Exclusively Available at Revolvermag.com

P.O.D. have released their first official single, “Lost In Forever” from their forthcoming new studio album, Murdered Love. The single is now available for download on iTunes HERE and you can listen to an exclusive stream of the song here at Revolvermag.com.
“Lost in Forever” is getting a great reception at radio with adds coming in early in over 25 markets across various formats including Active/Mainstream/Alternative and Christian.  The song debuts this week on the Active and Christian rock charts one week before impact date.

The band recently shot a music video for “Lost In Forever” in the California desert, the clip is in post-production now and expected for release in early May.

Murdered Love is the first new studio album in four years and is now confirmed for release on June 19th 2012.  This album is P.O.D.’s long-awaited follow-up to When Angels & Serpents Dance.  Murdered 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. will kick off a series of tour dates and festival shows on April 28th and will stay on the road throughout 2012 (full tour dates below).

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. 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 1 – Atlanta, GA – The Loft  (Headline)
May 3 – Pittsburgh, PA – The Altar Bar 9 +
May 4 – Virginia Beach, VA – Farm Bureau Live– Lunatic Luau *
May 5 – Rockingham, NC–Rockingham Speedway *
May 6 – Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live ^
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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