Tag Archives: System of a Down

Rogue Records looking to crowdfund supergroup compilation album

Posted by on June 3, 2014

Metal label Rogue Records doesn’t have a particularly large or well-known roster (Synthetic Breed, Means End, Humanity’s Last Breath and Dischordia are a few of it’s bands), but what they lack in size, they make up for in ambition. The label announced today that starting next week, they’ll be launching an Indiegogo campaign to fund […]

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Here’s Linkin Park with Daron from System of a Down

Posted by on June 3, 2014

With The Hunting Party coming out in two weeks (17), Linkin Park are letting people hear a bit more of it. Just a few days ago, the band released “Wastelands,” and today they released a lyric video for another track, “Rebellion.” If you’re a fan of System of a Down, you’ll want to give this a […]

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This System of a Down/Elton John mashup doesn’t deserve to be so great

Posted by on May 2, 2014

It’s been a while since we’ve heard a good mashup. In fact, it’s been a while since we’ve heard a mashup period. Their day kind of came and went about a decade ago, with the exception of Girl Talk. Thanks to Neil Cicierega, we now have the mashup we didn’t know we needed. He took […]

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Linkin Park listen to Botch and Meshuggah

Posted by on April 10, 2014

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been 14 years since Linkin Park ushered in an era of commercial nu-metal with their 10 million-selling debut, Hybrid Theory. And for their forthcoming sixth album, The Hunting Party, the band are going back to their roots. Of course, those roots probably have frosted tips, but those that have heard the first […]

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Today in crowd funding: help WSOU documentary get made

Posted by on March 19, 2014

Even if you’re not in the New York listening area, you’re probably familiar with WSOU. For over 25 years, the college radio station, broadcasting from Seton Hall University in East Orange, NJ, has broadcast metal 24/6 (it’s a Catholic university – they rest on the 7th day). It’s helped break bands like Killswitch Engage, Clutch, […]

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Snot vocalist Lynn Strait died 15 years ago today

Posted by on December 11, 2013

In 1997, Geffen Records released Get Some, the debut album by Santa Barbara’s Snot. The band, a mixture of punk and nu-metal, were fronted by charismatic frontman Lynn Strait. Appearing on the Ozzfest 1998 tour helped increase their exposure both with metal fans and the musicians they toured with. The band started work on their […]

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Dez Fafara On DevilDriver’s New Beginnings, Favorite Collaborations, And Love For Punk

Posted by on August 7, 2013

Even before 2013 was halfway done, Dez Fafara was all over the place. While he was touring with a reunited Coal Chamber, he was also putting the finishing touches on Winter Kills, DevilDriver’s sixth album and first with Napalm Records. And the remainder of the year promises not to slow down for Fafara, with Winter […]

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Tech N9ne shows rock cred with Serj Tankian, Five Finger Death Punch

Posted by on August 1, 2013

Earlier this year, we became aware of Kansas City rapper Tech N9ne, who declared his love of rock by announcing he’d be working with Serj Tankian on a track for his 13th album, Something Else. He also had a wish list of other high-profile metal singers for the album. It turns out that this is a […]

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Serj Tankian Once Again Downplays Talk About New System Of A Down Album

Posted by on August 1, 2013

Noticing a pattern here?  Whenever a member of System Of A Down speaks out about the status of a new album, Serj Tankian quickly downplays the hype. Last Monday night, it was drummer John Dolmayan who told the crowd at SOAD’s show at the Hollywood Bowl that “Next time we come back here, we’ll have […]

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System Of A Down’s John Dolmayan Claims “We’ll Have A New Album” By The Time They Next Play L.A.

Posted by on July 31, 2013

Last Monday night (July 29), System Of A Down played their only U.S. date of 2013 at the Hollywood Bowl in L.A. However, the night was memorable for fans thanks to a comment made by drummer John Dolmayan at the end of the show. “Next time we come back here, we’ll have a new fucking […]

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