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|Birth name||Mark Daniels|
|Also known as||Traa|
December 30, 1970 |
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
|Genres||Alternative metal, Christian metal, nu metal, rap metal|
|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. He is the oldest member[further explanation needed] of P.O.D.
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. 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
- Snuff the Punk (1994)
- Brown (1996)
- The Fundamental Elements of Southtown (1999)
- Satellite (2001)
- Payable on Death (2003)
- Testify (2006)
- When Angels & Serpents Dance (2008)
- Murdered Love (2012)
- SoCal Sessions (2014)
- The Awakening (2015)
- "Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity". Silentday.org. January 22, 1973. Retrieved 2011-07-06.
- "New Song Featuring JAMEY JASTA Available For Free Download". Blabbermouth.com. April 4, 2012. Retrieved April 4, 2012.
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