P.O.D.'s Sonny Sandoval Talks ShipRocked, on Korn and Godsmack: "We're All Friends"

Who says rap and rock don't work well together? Well, when it's Lil Wayne bridging the two genres, things get questionable, but P.O.D., or Payable on Death, as the band is also known, has the whole formula worked out very nicely. 

Just a few months back, the band put out its eighth studio release, Murdered Love, after a short hiatus from the industry. The album has been well-received by mainstream audiences and even hit number one on Christian rock charts. Sonny Sandoval, lead singer of the nü-metal act, who's easy with a laugh,  spoke with us about the band's new fan-designed logo, keeping it real as a Christian in rock, and the upcoming cruise leaving from Fort Lauderdale, ShipRocked. 

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Liz has her master’s degree in religion from Florida State University. She has since written for publications and outlets such as Miami New Times, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Ocean Drive, the Huffington Post, NBC Miami, Time Out Miami, Insomniac, the Daily Dot, and the Atlantic. Liz spent three years as New Times Broward-Palm Beach’s music editor, was the weekend news editor at Inverse, and is currently the managing editor at Tom Tom Magazine.
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