Tag Archives: System of a Down

Shavo Odadjian highlights directing skills for new Mortal Kombat game

Posted by on March 30, 2015

Mortal Kombat X continues to get more metal. First the petition to put Oderus Urungus in the game broke earlier in the year. Now, System of a Down bassist Shavo Odadjian released a commercial for the new installment of the series he directed himself! Check out his ad below as well as a sneak peak […]

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System of a Down have written new songs

Posted by on March 25, 2015

It’s been ten years since System of a Down have written a new album, which is almost approaching Tool territory. But according to an interview with bassist Shavo Odadjian, the band have some new songs written, and there’s a “very good chance” they’ll be hitting the studio before too long. Madcap Music Review caught up […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: Heaviest SNL Musical Guests

Posted by on February 15, 2015

Since launching in 1975, Saturday Night Live has become a mainstay for comedy. And while the live TV sketch show is renowned for its timely and sometimes politically incorrect satire, it’s also been revered for its musical performances from rising stars and music legends. Granted, SNL’s music guest often lean towards more mainstream acts, but […]

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System of a Down, Slayer, Deftones playing Amnesia Rockfest

Posted by on February 11, 2015

Aside from the Slipknot/Lamb of God tour and a few other ones, there are still a lot of questions as to what bands we’ll be seeing on the road this Summer. The Mayhem Fest still hasn’t said anything about who’s playing, and while we’ll get to see AC/DC, Rob Zombie, and others, there haven’t been […]

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Serj Tankian, Tom Morello go off the rails on Ozzy cover

Posted by on January 21, 2015

When you think of Randy Rhoads, Ozzy Osbourne’s guitarist for his first two solo albums, System of a Down singer Serj Tankian isn’t necessarily the first name to come to mind. However, he got together with Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello to record a cover of “Crazy Train” for the forthcoming compilation Immortal Randy […]

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Metal Insider Top 5: double albums released separately

Posted by on January 19, 2015

Next Tuesday (27), Periphery are going to release their most ambitious album yet, but that’s because they’re releasing two albums. Juggernaut: Alpha and Juggernaut: Omega is an ambitious project, a concept album split into two separately available albums. And while Periphery are the first band to do something like that this year, they’re not the first band to ever […]

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Wayne Static memorial show to feature Snot, special guests

Posted by on January 19, 2015

It threw a lot of people for a loop last year when Wayne Static was found dead at the age of 48. It was determined that drugs were not the cause of his death, although his official cause of death has yet to released. However, tomorrow night (20), many of his contemporaries will assemble for […]

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Serj Tankian says there has been talk about new System of a Down music

Posted by on January 8, 2015

While System of a Down got everyone pretty excited last year by playing KROQ’s ‘Almost Acoustic Christmas’ show, then announcing a world tour to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. And while the band reconvening for shows is cause for excitement, they did that a few years ago, and it’s been ten years […]

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System of a Down electrify Los Angeles at KROQ show

Posted by on December 14, 2014

System of a Down chose to take their time to play their first live show of 2014. Yesterday’s performance at the KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas was a one-hour set spanning their career. The last time the band played was back in August of 2013 in Italy, so the performance at the Forum in Inglewood, CA […]

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System of a Down announce arena tour

Posted by on November 24, 2014

System of a Down drummer John Dolmayan might not have been making much sense on Twitter, but it looks like he was actually counting down towards something. April 24, 2015 will mark the 100 year anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. GIven that the band’s heritage is Armenian and they’ve spoken about it at length in […]

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