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JOHN DOLMAYAN Is 'Not Even Sure' He Wants To Make A New SYSTEM OF A DOWN Album Anymore: 'It's Just So Much Drama And Bulls**t'

SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan, who is currently promoting his "These Grey Men" solo album, spoke to Dean Delray's "Let There Be Talk" podcast about the band's stalled attempts to record a follow-up to its "Mezmerize" and "Hypnotize" LPs, which came out in 2005. Asked if there has been any talk about making ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SERJ TANKIAN Collaborates With SEBU SIMONIAN And MISHO On 'Introvert (Call Me Crazy)' Song

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian has collaborated with Sebu Simonian, the Armenian-American member of the Los Angeles-based indie pop duo CAPITAL CITIES, and Armenian rapper Misho on a song called "Introvert (Call Me Crazy)". The track, which can be streamed below, will likely appear on Simonian's upcoming album, tentatively titled "Many Faces". Simonian ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Singer SERJ TANKIAN Speaks At New Zealand Parliament About Armenian Genocide (Video)

On Thursday, March 12, Serj Tankian, the lead singer of Grammy Award-winning American band SYSTEM OF A DOWN, addressed how the Armenian Genocide has personally impacted his life at a New Zealand Parliament event, hosted by Gareth Hughes MP in coordination with the Armenian National Committee of New Zealand (ANC-NZ). Video footage of his speech ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Singer SERJ TANKIAN To Headline New Zealand Parliament Event On Armenian Genocide

Serj Tankian, the lead singer of Grammy Award-winning American band SYSTEM OF A DOWN, will address how the Armenian Genocide has personally impacted his life at a New Zealand Parliament event next month, hosted by Gareth Hughes MP in coordination with the Armenian National Committee of New Zealand (ANC-NZ). Tankian, a New Zealand resident, is ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Drummer Slams BERNIE SANDERS As A 'Hypocrite'

SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan has slammed Sen. Bernie Sanders as a "hypocrite" after the Democratic presidential candidate rolled out a plan under which the federal government would make child care and pre-kindergarten available to all American families, with no tuition or fees. On Tuesday (February 25), Dolmayan shared a photo of Sanders ...

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Listen To SYSTEM OF A DOWN's JOHN DOLMAYAN And SERJ TANKIAN Cover DAVID BOWIE's 'Starman'

John Dolmayan, the drummer of Grammy Award-winning, multiplatinum Los Angeles quartet SYSTEM OF A DOWN, has released "Starman", a high-voltage rendition of David Bowie's 1972 hit. The song, which features SYSTEM OF A DOWN vocalist Serj Tankian, marks the second single from Dolmayan's "These Grey Men" album. The eight-track LP, due on Friday, February 28, ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Drummer On 'These Grey Men' Solo Album: 'I Needed An Outlet For My Artistic Energy'

John Dolmayan, the drummer of Grammy Award-winning, multiplatinum Los Angeles quartet SYSTEM OF A DOWN, has announced his debut solo album, "These Grey Men". The eight-track LP, out Friday, February 28, is an eclectic collection of reimagined songs Dolmayan was inspired by during many drives between Los Angeles and Las Vegas. "These Grey Men" features ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Singer Condemns TRUMP's Attack On Iran: 'We're Saying No To Another War!'

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian has implied that President Trump may have ordered the killing of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani to distract the public from impeachment proceedings. Trump personally ordered the killing by airstrike of Iran's top general, who was viewed by the United States as a ruthless killer. ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN To Tour Europe In 2020

SYSTEM OF A DOWN will play a number of European shows in 2020. The band revealed its touring plans while announcing that it will perform at next year's Provinssi festival in Finland. The wrote on Facebook: "We are excited to announce the first of many shows in Europe next year. First up is our return ...

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SHAVO ODADJIAN On Possiblity Of New Music From SYSTEM OF A DOWN: 'Why It Isn't Happening Is A Big Question'

SYSTEM OF A DOWN bassist Shavo Odadjian says that "creative differences" are to blame for stalled attempts to record a follow-up to the band's "Mezmerize" and "Hypnotize" albums, which came out in 2005. Last year, guitarist Daron Malakian publicly accused singer Serj Tankian of not wanting to record, with Tankian responding that creative and financial ...

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