Tag Archives: System of a Down

System of a Down are touring next year

Posted by on October 10, 2016

Just last year, we made a top five list of bands that would probably never reunite. Since then, two of our five, Guns N’ Roses and Misfits (with Glenn Danzig) went and proved us wrong. Shows what we know, huh? We haven’t made a list of bands that are still playing out, but we’d like […]

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System of a Down’s Serj Tankian provides update on band’s new album status

Posted by on May 6, 2016

Some of the running gags in rock and metal regarding long-awaited albums usually include bands like Tool or Necrophagist which haven’t released any new music in years, despite being active or at least officially not dead. But many forget that there’s another band that have already reached 11 years since they released a new album but are […]

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‘Spin’ names their top 40 covers by nu-metal bands

Posted by on April 28, 2016

Back in the ’90s and early aughts, the nu-metal explosion found bands, some of which had no reasons being signed, thrust upon us in the wake of Korn, Deftones and Limp Bizkit’s success. Granted, some of those bands were great, and others not so much. What they all had in common was that one of […]

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Rick Rubin talks about working with Slayer, Danzig, Kerry King’s dislike of Beastie Boys

Posted by on February 11, 2016

Given the body of work he’s amassed already, not to mention his long, flowing gray beard, it’s hard to imagine that Rick Rubin is only 52 years old. In his 32 years of producing, he cofounded Def Jam, then American Recordings and he produced everything from Slayer’s Reign in Blood to Adele and Johnny Cash. On the eve […]

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Guns N’ Roses, System of a Down, Van Halen, Aerosmith make it to Super Bowl

Posted by on February 8, 2016

The Super Bowl (or the Big Game – we don’t want to get sued!) is easily the most-viewed sporting event in America, and many watch equally for the ads. At $5 million per 30 second ad, there’s a lot at stake for anyone ponying up, and of course every commercial is going to be scrutinized. And with […]

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Watch a five year-old nail System of a Down on drums

Posted by on November 30, 2015

If there’s one thing it’s not easy to do when you’re a kid, it’s a lot of things. Among them, nailing the drums to System of a Down’s “Chop Suey” while singing a song that came out nine years before Eduarda Henklein was born in 2010. However, the girl, from Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil kills it, […]

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Watch Chino Moreno join System of a Down for “Toxicity”

Posted by on September 25, 2015

System of Down just need to get back and make an album already. They’ve been playing around the world lately, and have been killing it, even though it’s been a decade since they released an album. Playing at Rock in Rio, they brought out Deftones frontman Chino Moreno for the closing song, “Toxicity.” Chino does […]

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System of a Down show interrupted due to fans injuries

Posted by on September 15, 2015

If you’re putting tens of thousands of people in an arena or festival grounds, it’s normal to  some injuries sustained by fans at rock festivals, like that time two lightning strikes injured 33 people at Rock am Ring or that time Firefest ended early due to some measly gun shooting and stabbings but now, looks like […]

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‘Rock Band 4’ adds System of a Down, Disturbed and more

Posted by on August 4, 2015

With Rock Band 4 landing on PS4 and XBox One in October to reboot the guitar-based rhythm game franchise, more bands are starting to be announced for the game. They seem to be doling out the artist and song listings slowly, with last month’s addition of 11 songs added to the initial listing, also of 11 […]

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Metal Insider Top 5: Karaoke performances from 70,000 Tons of Metal

Posted by on July 7, 2015

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. We are in summer now and that means a tons of news on the festival side of the metal scene, particularly in Europe who are about to go full-steam with their amazing fests all over the continent, but the US […]

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