On July 29 at California's iconic Hollywood Bowl, System of a Down played what would be their only North American tour date of 2013. At the conclusion of System's massive set, drummer John Dolmayan promised the L.A. crowd that a new album will be released before the band returned to the Bowl. However, frontman Serj Tankian chose to set the record straight during an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on Reddit.
A few weeks ago, bassist Shavo Odadjian spoke out candidly on his Facebook page about his System of a Down bandmate Serj Tankian. His sentiments seemed to take aim at Tankian’s multiple solo projects and his belief that they hold back the band. In a new interview, Tankian discusses his thoughts on the current status of System of a Down and where things are headed in the future.
System of a Down vocalist and solo musician Serj Tankian is proving to be a true artist in every sense of the word, consistently looking for new ways in which he can express his music, and he's found something truly unique in a new project he's calling disarming time musical paintings.
In the video above, Tankian describes the process in which he creates pieces of artwork based around his
In a series of Facebook posts that went up today (May 20), System of a Down bassist Shavo Odadjian opened a huge can of worms in a very public way. According to a number of posts on Odadjian's official fan page -- on which the bassist does post regularly -- he accuses System vocalist Serj Tankian of holding the band back.
System of a Down singer and sonic chameleon Serj Tankian has announced 2013 release dates for two of his experimental projects. Along with Tankian's orchestral 'Orca' project and 'Jazz-iz-Christ' project seeing June 25 and July 23 releases, respectively, Tankian has announced new tour dates with his traveling symphony.