Serj Tankian on New Album, Occupy Movement + More
Slipknot had teased that a big announcement was coming on Monday, June 4, via their Twitter page on Saturday (June 2), but it looks like the folks at Ticketmaster have let the news ... slip. It appears the band will headline their own Knotfest in their home state of Iowa on Aug. 17, and the bill will also feature Deftones, Lamb of God, Serj Tankian, Dethklok, the Urge and Prong.
If you've watched the growing proliferation of reality singing competitions on TV and wondered how the networks could possibly add one more "unique twist" to the format, the folks at 'Funny or Die' are right there with you -- and they've parodied the genre with a fake commercial for 'U B Da Judge,' a show where celebrities compete to be the next judge on a reality singing competition.
System of a Down vocalist Serj Tankian is prepping his third solo album 'Harakiri.' To help stoke the fires of excitement, a trailer for the record's limited edition digital bundle has been released. There's lots of cool and collectible extras that any self-respecting Serj Tankian fan would want.