Snuff the Punk is the debut studio album by alternative metal band P.O.D. The album was released on January 25, 1994 on Chula Vista, California-based Rescue Records, which was owned by Noah Bernardo, Sr (band members Sonny Sandoval's uncle and Wuv Bernardo's father). It was remixed, remastered and re-released with new artworkby indie label Diamante in 1999. The original cover showed a cartoon character with a gun, but the re-released album cover did not.
In July 2014, Guitar World ranked Snuff the Punk at number 22 in their "Superunknown: 50 Iconic Albums That Defined 1994" list.Cleveland Scene noted that the album was one of the first to be categorized as nu metal.