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SERJ TANKIAN Launches Two New Web Sites

The Pulse of Radio reports that Serj Tankian has launched two new Web sites. The first, ElectTheDead.com, shares the name of his recently released debut solo album and focuses on political issues such as elimination of the Electoral College, capping corporate contributions to political campaigns, tax reforms and the abolishment of lobbying firms. Tankian said ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, WITHIN TEMPTATION, SOILWORK Confirmed For Spain's ELECTRIC FESTIVAL

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, WITHIN TEMPTATION, SOILWORK and QUEENSRŸCHE have been confirmed for the Electric Festival, set to take place May 30-31 at John Lennon Auditorium in Getafe, Spain. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, May 30: RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE IGGY POP CAVALERA CONSPIRACY SERJ TANKIAN NOTHINK Saturday, ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Interviewed by New Zealand's TV3; Video Available

David Farrier of New Zealand's TV3 recently conducted an interview with SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian. Watch the TV3 report and the full chat below. Tankian recently added more headlining U.S. dates to his current tour schedule, which finds the vocalist alternating between his own shows and an opening stint for FOO FIGHTERS. ...

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YAKUZA Frontman Performs With CEPHALIC CARNAGE In Chicago

YAKUZA frontman Bruce Lamont joined Denver's CEPHALIC CARNAGE on stage this past Sunday, February 24 at Reggie's Rock Club in Chicago to perform two cuts — Observer To The Obliteration Of Planet Earth" from CEPHALIC CARNAGE's 2002 album "Exploiting Disfunction" and "Global Overhaul Device" from 2007's "Xeonsapien". Lamont guests on the recording of the latter, ...

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SERJ TANKIAN, EDDIE VEDDER Speak Out On 'War' Soundtrack

The Pulse of Radio reports: SYSTEM OF A DOWN vocalist Serj Tankian and PEARL JAM frontman Eddie Vedder have both contributed songs to the soundtrack of "Body of War", a new documentary about a soldier named Tomas Young who was shot and paralyzed from the waist down during his first week of duty in Iraq. ...

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ROCK AM RING/ROCK IM PARK Festival Commercial Posted Online

A TV commercial for for this year's Rock am Ring and Rock im Park festivals — which are scheduled to take place June 6-7 in the German towns of Nürburgring and Nürnberg, respectively — can be viewed below. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 36 CRAZYFISTS ALTER BRIDGE BABYSHAMBLES BAD ...

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SERJ TANKIAN: New Audio Interview Available

Italian magazine Metal Shock conducted an interview with SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian during his current tour in support of the 2007 solo album, "Elect the Dead". During the chat, Tankian said, among other things, that people coming to his shows understand this is a solo tour, not a SYSTEM OF A DOWN ...

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SERJ TANKIAN: 'Sky Is Over' Video Premiere

PopEater music blog is currently hosting the premiere of SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian's new music video for "Sky Is Over", which is the next single off Serj's solo debut, "Elect the Dead". Watch the clip below. According to Tankian, the video "was co-directed by Tony Petrossian (who directed my 'Empty ...

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SERJ TANKIAN, TOM MORELLO, EDDIE VEDDER Contribute To 'War'

The Pulse of Radio reports that SYSTEM OF A DOWN vocalist Serj Tankian, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello and PEARL JAM frontman Eddie Vedder are among the artists contributing songs to the soundtrack of an upcoming film called "Body of War". According to RollingStone.com, the documentary follows the story of 26-year-old veteran Tomas ...

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FAIR TO MIDLAND: New Tour Dates Announced

Genre-bending Dallas progressive rock band FAIR TO MIDLAND has announced a nationwide headline tour starting in February that will hit major cities across the U.S., as well as two strings of tour dates as sole support for Serj Tankian around the U.S. and Canada. The tour kicks off on February 11 in Atlanta at the ...

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SERJ TANKIAN: More Tour Dates Announced

SYSTEM OF A DOWN vocalist Serj Tankian has scheduled the following tour dates: Mar. 08 - San Francisco, CA -Warfield Theatre Mar. 10 - Portland, OR - Roseland Theatre Mar. 11 - Seattle, WA - Showbox SoDo Mar. 15 - Calgary, AB - MacEwan Hall Mar. 16 - Edmonton, AB - Edmonton Event Center Mar. ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Paints Grim Picture With 'Sky Is Over'

The Pulse of Radio reports: SYSTEM OF A DOWN vocalist Serj Tankian has issued "Sky is Over" as the second single from his debut solo album, "Elect the Dead". Although Tankian doesn't say straight out what the song is about, he did tell The Pulse of Radio that it comes from both his childhood memories ...

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Shadows - ENEMY OF THE SUN

Guitarist/producer Waldemar Sorychta, the man who brought you DESPAIR and GRIP INC., as well as playing on the new EYES OF EDEN album and producing acts like LACUNA COIL, MOONSPELL, and THE GATHERING returns now to kick the world's ass with a new band called ENEMY OF THE SUN. And yes, the name is in ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN, ALICE IN CHAINS, VELVET REVOLVER Members Jam With TOM MORELLO In Hollywood

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian, Richard Patrick of FILTER, Perry Farrell and his SATELLITE PARTY, ALICE IN CHAINS members Jerry Cantrell and new singer William DuVall, Mick Mars of MÖTLEY CRÜE, VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash, and Wayne Kramer of MC5 are among the musicians who joined RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist ...

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SERJ TANKIAN: New Video Interview Available

Holland's Toazted.com recently conducted an interview with SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian. Watch the footage at this location. In other news, the videos for Tankian's songs "Praise The Lord And Pass The Ammunition" and "Lie, Lie, Lie" — directed by Greg Watermann (MUDVAYNE, LAMB OF GOD) and Martha Colburn, respectively — ...

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