Check these next gatherings off on your list of must-see metal festivals this year. System of a Down, Slipknot, Marilyn Manson, Lamb of God and more awesome bands will be bringing the noise to the Heavy T.O. festival in Toronto and the Heavy MTL fest in Montreal.
Mastodon singer-bassist Troy Sanders recently sat down with Hysteria Magazine during the band's residency on Australia's touring Soundwave Festival. During the interview, Sanders took the opportunity to dispel the rumors once and for all about a reported altercation between Mastodon and System of a Down, which put Mastodon singer-guitarist Brent Hinds in the hospital.
In between their Soundwave Festival performances in February and March, System of a Down also played a few headlining shows in Australia.The recent show on Feb. 29 in Melbourne at the Rod Laver Arena turned into a star-studded event.
Scars on Broadway, the band featuring System of a Down singer-guitarist Daron Malakian and drummer John Dolmayan, are working on new material. The group recently unleashed a short clip of a new song titled ‘Guns Are Loaded.’
Ever since the official announcement that System of a Down had reunited in late 2010, fans of the band have been foaming at the mouth for a taste of new material. The possibility of a new System album has just become very real after drummer John Dolmayan claimed, "It's going to happen" during an interview at the 2011 Rock in Rio Festival.
Last night (Oct. 2), System of a Down invaded the 2011 Rock in Rio Festival in Brazil, playing a near two-hour set in front of hundreds of thousands of eager fans. The 28-song setlist encompassed System's entire career from their self-titled debut album to the 'Mesmerize'/'Hypnotize' era.
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