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System of a Down’s Shavo Odadjian: ‘We’ll Never Break Up’

Shavo Odadjian
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System of a Down announced their hiatus in 2006, eventually returning once again as a cohesive unit in late 2010. However, bassist Shavo Odadjian recently revealed that he never considered System of a Down to have been broken up, despite what many fans perceived about the band's five-year halt. Furthermore, Shavo has gone even further to reassure fans, stating that he believes the band will "never break up."

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No. 1: System of a Down, ‘Chop Suey!’ – Top 21st Century Hard Rock Songs

System of a Down
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The No. 1 tune on our list of the Top 50 Hard Rock Songs of the 21st Century is ... (drumroll) ... System of a Down's 'Chop Suey!'

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Serj Tankian Unveils Music From His Various Solo Projects

Serj Tankian
Robert Sebree, Warner Bros. Records

System of a Down singer Serj Tankian has not only been busy wrapping up his latest solo album, 'Harakiri,' but he's also got three other projects in the works, as well. Now fans can hear the diversity of the music that he's been working on with a handful of newly posted tracks.

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Serj Tankian Talks New Solo Album ‘Harakiri,’ Occupy Movement, Reality TV + More

Serj Tankian
Photo by Robert Sebree

Serj Tankian on New Album, Occupy Movement + More

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System of a Down – Captivating Tour Posters

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Although the band doesn't like to label themselves, it's widely understood that System of a Down draw a lot of inspiration from political topics.

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Machine Head Cover System of a Down, Foo Fighters at London Show

Robb Flynn of Machine Head
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Ten Ton Hammer, the cover band that looks and sounds exactly like Machine Head (because it is Machine Head), played a ‘secret’ show in London at King’s College last night (June 6). Among the songs covered by Ten Ton Hammer were System of a Down's ‘Sad Statue’ and the Foo Fighters song ‘Everlong.’

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Serj Tankian Offers Free Download and Unveils Lyric Video for New Song ‘Cornucopia’

Serj Tankian
Robert Sebree, Warner Bros. Records

Serj Tankian is in a giving mood in advance of his upcoming solo album 'Harakiri,' due July 10. The System of a Down singer is offering a free download of the disc's leadoff track 'Cornucopia,' in addition to unveiling a lyric video for the tune.

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Jane’s Addiction’s Perry Farrell + System of a Down’s Serj Tankian Appear in ‘Funny or Die’ Clip

Perry Farrell and Serj Tankian
Funny or Die

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.

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Serj Tankian Says System of a Down Bandmate Daron Malakian First Turned Him on to Metal

Serj Tankian
Hannah Johnston, Getty Images

Through much of the last two decade Serj Tankian has carving out his place in the hard rock and metal worlds as a member of System of a Down. But the hard-hitting pace wasn't always his first love.

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System of a Down’s Serj Tankian Readies New Solo, Jazz, Symphonic + Electronic Releases

Serj Tankian
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Serj Tankian's day planner is getting plenty of ink these days. The veteran vocalist not only has a new solo album and another batch of shows with System of a Down this summer, but he's also stretching his boundaries with several other projects.

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