P.O.D. are reportedly in discussions with producer Ross Robinson (SLIPKNOT, KORN, LIMP BIZKIT) about collaborating on the group's next studio album, tentatively due on November 4 through Atlantic Records. The forthcoming album will be the group's first since the departure of guitarist Marcos Curiel, who has been replaced with former LIVING SACRIFICE axeman Jason Truby.
P.O.D.'s first collaboration with Truby comes in the shape of the track "Sleeping Away", the first single from the forthcoming soundtrack to "The Matrix Reloaded". The band recorded the track in a Los Angeles studio with producer Howard Benson (MOTÖRHEAD, REVEILLE),who also helmed P.O.D.'s last two albums, "Satellite" (2002) and "The Fundamental Elements of Southtown" (1999).
"The Matrix Reloaded" soundtrack is due on May 6 through Atlantic Records.