Snuff the Punk

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Snuff the Punk
Snuff the Punk.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJanuary 25, 1994
Recorded1993
GenreNu metal, rap metal
Length44:33
LabelRescue
ProducerNoah Bernardo, Sr.
P.O.D. chronology
Snuff the Punk
(1994)
Brown
(1996)
Original cover
Snuffthepunkoriginal.jpg
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]
HM[2]

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.[2] The original cover showed a cartoon character with a gun, but the re-released album cover did not.

Legacy[edit]

In July 2014, Guitar World ranked Snuff the Punk at number 22 in their "Superunknown: 50 Iconic Albums That Defined 1994" list.[3] Cleveland Scene noted that the album was one of the first to be categorized as nu metal.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics are written by P.O.D. except "Draw the Line" by House of Suffering; all music is composed by P.O.D.

No.TitleLength
1."Coming Back"3:46
2."Let the Music Do the Talking"3:44
3."Draw the Line"2:52
4."Who Is Right?"3:47
5."Get It Straight"3:19
6."Run"3:16
7."Snuff the Punk"3:03
8."Can You Feel It?"4:48
9."Three in the Power of One"4:15
10."Every Knee"4:14
11."Who's in This House"2:35
12."Abortion Is Murder"2:42

References[edit]

  1. ^ Huey, Steve. "Snuff the Punk - P.O.D." AllMusic. Retrieved June 23, 2012.
  2. ^ a b Van Pelt, Doug (July–August 2000). "Reviews: Snuff the Punk". HM Magazine (84): 75.
  3. ^ "Superunknown: 50 Iconic Albums That Defined 1994". GuitarWorld.com. July 14, 2014. Retrieved July 14, 2014.
  4. ^ Niesel, Jeff (July 9, 2015). "Rap-Rock Pioneers P.O.D. Emphasize the Live Performance". Cleveland Scene. Retrieved March 26, 2016.