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 46)
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. He is the oldest member[further explanation needed] of P.O.D.[citation needed]

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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