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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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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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Jeff Hanneman Memorial Takes Place Minus WBC

Posted by on May 24, 2013

You’ve gotta give the Westboro Baptist Church at least this: they know when they’re outnumbered. The Jeff Hanneman public memorial went off without a hitch last night, as several thousand mourners packed the Hollywood Palladium. Speakers for the event included Hanneman’s bandmate Kerry King, Metal Blade president Brian Slagel,  and former Grim Reaper guitarist and […]

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System Of A Down Calls Shavo Odadjian’s Comments About Serj Tankian “Misleading” In Official Statement

Posted by on May 21, 2013

Things got a little awkward for System Of A Down fans yesterday morning (May 20). Not only did bassist Shavo Odadjian post a series of comments on his Facebook page declaring that Serj Tankian was to blame for no new album, but even suggested that SOAD should consider replacing the singer.In fact, the posts caused […]

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Shavo Odadjian Publicly Blames Serj Tankian For No New System Of A Down Album

Posted by on May 20, 2013

System Of A Down’s return from an extended hiatus has been moving slow at best, with the band having only done limited tour runs in the States and Europe since 2011. So unsurprisingly, talk of whether (not even when) SOAD would release a new album in the immediate future has been light. That is until […]

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What Important Announcement Is System Of A Down Making On Monday?

Posted by on April 20, 2012

While they’ve played European festivals since reuniting in late 2010, System of a Down hasn’t done a full-blown American tour since 2006. Might that be about to change? We don’t want to get ahead of ourselves, but an announcement on the band’s Twitter account bears the cryptic message “Important announcement coming Monday. Stay tuned…” The tweet […]

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Mastodon Have No Qualms With System Of A Down

Posted by on March 7, 2012

When reading the headline above, you may ask yourself “Wait, when was there ever bad blood between Mastodon and System Of A Down?” Well, rumors started to spread about tension after an altercation between Mastodon’s Brent Hinds, System Of A Down’s Shavo Odadjian, and musician William Hudson took place after the 2007 MTV Video Music […]

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It’s Official: System Of A Down Return From Hiatus

Posted by on November 29, 2010

Last week, rumors of System Of A Down getting back together were gaining strength. Some European festivals, like Germany’s Rock im Park and Rock am Ring, had let news of SOAD’s involvement slip. But this morning, the band released an official statement, confirming what fans have been waiting for since they went on hiatus in […]

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Our National Nightmare Continues: No System Of A Down Reunion In The Works

Posted by on January 26, 2010

In an era where band breakups and reunions are on six-month cycles, the last thing I need clogging my inbox is another lead that nothing’s changed for System of a Down. Frontman Serj Tankian addressed the rumors, claiming nothing has changed since their “indefinite hiatus” announcement: “We always have offers to play, from festivals and […]

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