After System of a Down returned to the stage after a lengthy hiatus, rock and metal fans around the world rejoiced. Even Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff hasn't been able to contain her excitement.
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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.
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During System of a Down's hiatus, frontman Serj Tankian embarked on what was to be a very successful solo career. Although System of a Down re-formed last year and have even started to tour again, Tankian remains committed to his solo work and is in the process of creating his third full-length album. Tankian has also remained closely connected to his fans via his Facebook page, where he has been giving them the latest on his progress in the studio.
On Sept. 4, 2001, System of a Down unleashed their sophomore album, 'Toxicity.' The disc, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart, took the hard-rock and metal worlds by storm with a tour de force of explosive songs, including the singles 'Chop Suey!,' 'Toxicity' and 'Aerials
Happy birthday to System of a Down singer Serj Tankian, who turns 44 years old today (Aug. 21). After an extended hiatus, SOAD are back on the concert circuit and playing sold-out gigs throughout the world