This Day In Music History: September 11th, 2001 – P.O.D. explores tragedy and hope on the anthemic “Satellite”

On September 11th, 2001, P.O.D.’s Satellite was released. The release day was supposed to be the band’s coming out party, and indeed it was considering the success of the record – often considered the band’s best. That hope, however, was balanced out by the devastating 9/11 attacks that stopped an entire nation in its tracks. While it took the shell-shocked country much time to come to their senses, Satellite was a sort of perfect storm album that is both a time capsule musically, and lyrically as well.

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