Tag Archives: System of a Down

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

Metal Power Rankings: Machine Head wears the crown again

Posted by on November 21, 2014

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. Machine Head, with their top 20 debut for Bloodstone & Diamonds, sit atop […]

Read more

It’s official, System of a Down drummer John Dolmayan is trolling us all

Posted by on November 21, 2014

This week started off with some vague announcements on the System of a Down and Lamb of God front. While Lamb of God’s led to a new website, and System of a Down announced a few new shows, drummer John Dolmayan has been releasing some provocative teasers via his Twitter account. “Yes, it’s true,” the […]

Read more

Today in things happening – Lamb of God, System of a Down offer non-updates

Posted by on November 18, 2014

Do you follow bands on social media? Of course you do – we do too. And two of the bigger heavy bands of the last 15 years are doing things. Or at least teasing that they might be doing things. Lamb of God and System of a Down offered a few updates via social media […]

Read more

System of a Down playing KROQ holiday show

Posted by on November 10, 2014

Nine years. In a week and a half, it will have been that long since System of a Down have released an album. And while there’s no plans for the band to head back in the studio any time soon, they’re going to be playing at least one show before year’s end. It’s been announced […]

Read more

Metal community reacts to Wayne Static’s passing

Posted by on November 2, 2014

With the sudden untimely passing of Wayne Static yesterday, the hard rock and metal community are coming to grips with the loss of the Static-X frontman, which happened just days before his 49th birthday. Information is still scarce about his cause of death, but regardless of what led to his passing, many that have known […]

Read more

Completely unscientific study finds Tool fans smarter than Disturbed ones

Posted by on October 24, 2014

Being a software application writer must give you a lot of free time. That’s perhaps one explanation behind Virgil Griffith, who’s correlated musical tastes with the SAT scores of their fans. Here’s how he did it: via Facebook, he had a friend download the ten most frequent “favorite music” at colleges via their school’s Network […]

Read more

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ gets a System of a Down mashup makeover

Posted by on October 14, 2014

Back in February, some genius decided to mash up footage from last years’ The Wolf of Wall Street when Leonardo DiCaprio was yelling and making Jens Kidman face to Meshuggah. The end result was amazing, and now someone’s possibly one-upped it. While the newness factor isn’t there, someone’s gone and made a mashup of System of a […]

Read more