Traa Daniels

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Traa Daniels
Background information
Birth name Mark Daniels
Also known as Traa
Born (1970-12-30) December 30, 1970 (age 44)
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Genres Alternative metal, Christian metal, nu metal, rap metal
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Bass, vocals
Years active 1992–present
Associated acts P.O.D.
Notable instruments
5-string Warwick Dolphin & Thumb basses

Mark "Traa" Daniels (born December 30, 1970) is the bass guitarist of the San Diego rock band P.O.D. He has been a member since 1994 and has performed on all of the band's official records. The band has released ten albums – Snuff the Punk, Brown, Payable on Death Live, The Fundamental Elements of Southtown, Satellite, Payable on Death, Testify, Greatest Hits: The Atlantic Years, When Angels & Serpents Dance and Murdered Love. Traa is married and has two children, and as a bassist, has a jazz and funk background.

In 2005, Daniels signed an endorsement deal with Warrior and he is currently working on his signature bass, to be made by Warrior Bass. Traa is also the President of a production company known as Ryot Entertainment. The company has teamed up with SteelRoots. He is the manager of the alternative band The Wrecking. Daniels is a conservative and supports pro-life efforts, including the Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity.[1] He originally comes from Cleveland, Ohio.


  • Carvin AC50F Fretless Electric/Acoustic 5-string
  • Warwick Thumb Bass 4-string
  • Washburn Acoustic 5-string
  • Washburn XB-925 5-string
  • Washburn AB-34 Acoustic 5-string Custom Shop model
  • Boss ODB-3 Bass Overdrive
  • MXR Phase 100 Phaser
  • MXR Phase 90 Phaser
  • Eden WP-100 Navigator Bass Preamp
  • Eden WT-1000 World Tour 1000-Watt Power Amplifier
  • Korg DTR-1 Rack Tuner
  • Eden WT-400 Traveler Plus Bass Head
  • Eden D-410XLT Bass Cabinet / 4x10



Main article: P.O.D. discography


  1. ^ "Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity". January 22, 1973. Retrieved 2011-07-06. 
  2. ^ "New Song Featuring JAMEY JASTA Available For Free Download". April 4, 2012. Retrieved April 4, 2012. 

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