Tag Archives: System of a Down

System of a Down to headline 2018’s Aftershock festival?

Posted by on February 22, 2018

  The organizers of the Aftershock Festival shared a teaser video on the event’s Facebook page, and if you listen to it carefully, you will find a potential clue as to the headliner might be. During the cryptic video, you hear distorted snippets of System of a Down’s classic track “Prison Song.” We can only […]

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Ten debut metal albums that turn 20 this year

Posted by on January 10, 2018

1998 was definitely a year for the books and made a lasting impression on our modern history. For starters, Google was born, as Seinfeld came to an end. Other “births” included the first iMac and the dawn of MP3 players. It was also a simpler time when it was easier to impeach presidents. Who can forget […]

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Serj Tankian says System of a Down doesn’t see ‘eye to eye’ on band’s direction

Posted by on December 21, 2017

If you’re a System of a Down fan, you’ve been waiting over ten years for a new album, and according to a new interview with frontman, Serj Tankian, we might have to wait a little longer. At this point, we might see a new Tool album before we see a System of a Down record. In […]

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System of a Down’s Serj Tankian featured in new mini-documentary

Posted by on December 12, 2017

Revolver has just released a new three part series called, “The Art of Work”, which features Serj Tankian of System of a Down. The mini-doc is filmed inside the frontman’s home studio and discusses the evolution of his creativity. Watch part one below: Recently, Serj spoke about how he was tired of vocals and more interested […]

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System of a Down vocalist Serj Tankian looking forward to writing instrumental music

Posted by on December 4, 2017

Remember last year around this time, when System of a Down got everyone’s hopes up about a new album? Drummer John Dolmayan spoke about what would become their first album in 12 years, stating that the release was “still not 100%,” but just the fact that they were talking about it was enough to get […]

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System of a Down’s Daron Malakian mourns Charles Manson’s death

Posted by on November 20, 2017

While most of us have been celebrating the death of Charles Manson, there’s at least one person who is saddened by his loss. System of a Down guitarist Daron Malakian publicly revealed his thoughts about the passing of the leader of the ‘60s murderous cult at 83 on his social media page. Malakian expressed: “Very […]

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Toothgrinder pick their favorite sophomore albums

Posted by on November 10, 2017

Today, Toothgrinder’s sophomore album, Phantom Amour, hits stores. And while their second album is a worthy follow up to last year’s Nocturnal Masquerade, we thought it would be fun to see what the band’s favorite other sophomore albums were.   Justin Matthews (vocals)       Nirvana, Nevermind: Because it was one of the most iconic albums […]

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Avenged Sevenfold, KoRn, System of a Down and more members to join Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington tribute event

Posted by on September 21, 2017

Linkin Park recently announced their first show since the passing of Chester Bennington, which will be held on October 27th at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA. The group revealed that they will be joined by other artists, and will be donating their fees from the event to Music For Relief’s One More Light […]

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Spotify Playlist: Tetarch’s Diamond Rowe’s dream festival lineup

Posted by on September 7, 2017

I’m  Currently on the road with DevilDriver, 36 Crazyfists, Cane Hill and Uncured, Tetrarch’s forthcoming album Freak will be out on September 29th, and can be preordered now. The band’s guitarist Diamond Rowe gave us a list of what she referred to as “My Nostalgic Dream Festival Lineup.” It’s a pretty diverse lineup of bands, which […]

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‘Metal Hammer’ readers pick their 20 favorite songs of the ’90s

Posted by on August 31, 2017

Remember earlier this month when UK mag Metal Hammer came up with a list of the top 100 metal songs of the ’90s? It was controversial, inspired debate over what was metal and what wasn’t, and was a bit all over the map, as was metal in the ’90s, actually. We made our own list with […]

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