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SERJ TANKIAN Says Making Album By Himself Was A Challenge

The Pulse of Radio (formerly Launch Radio Networks) reports: Since he played almost every instrument on his debut solo album by himself, SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian told The Pulse of Radio that his biggest challenge was making the record, titled "Elect The Dead", sound like there was a band playing on it. ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SERJ TANKIAN Makes Big Radio Debut

The Pulse of Radio (formerly Launch Radio Networks) reports: SYSTEM OF A DOWN vocalist Serj Tankian is already making a strong impact as a solo artist. The single "Empty Walls" from his upcoming solo debut, "Elect The Dead", was the most heavily added track to rock radio playlists this week. Tankian told The Pulse of ...

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SERJ TANKIAN: 'Empty Walls' Video Available

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian has released the video for his solo track "Empty Walls". Watch it below. The song comes off his solo debut, "Elect the Dead", which is scheduled for release on October 23 via Serjical Strike/Reprise. Tankian plans to play special promotional shows during October in North America and in ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Frontman Interviews Himself; Video Available

A nine-minute tongue-in-cheek video clip of SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian conducting an interview with himself can be viewed below. As previously reported, Tankian has asked a collection of video and film directors, painters, and digital artists to each create a video for one of the 12 tracks on his forthcoming solo debut ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Songwriter Launches SCARS ON BROADWAY

SYSTEM OF A DOWN's Daron Malakian (guitars, vocals, songwriter) and John Dolmayan (drums) have joined forces to form a new band, SCARS ON BROADWAY. "Accompanied by some great musicians, we are preparing to go into the studio really soon to record our debut album," Malakian writes on the group's MySpace page. "John and I are ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Alive And Well, Says Bassist

Launch Radio Networks reports: SYSTEM OF A DOWN has been on hiatus since last year, with its members working on various side projects. This has naturally led to rumors that the band was breaking up permanently. But bassist Shavo Odadjian told Launch that SYSTEM OF A DOWN is far from over. "SYSTEM is alive and ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Frontman Mixing Debut Solo Album

Serj Tankian, the visionary frontman for multi-platinum rock band SYSTEM OF A DOWN, is currently in the studio mixing his debut solo album, entitled "Elect The Dead", which will be released on Serjical Strike/Reprise Records this fall. Known for his work with hard-rock agitators SOAD, Tankian says he had no clue he was about to ...

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FAIR TO MIDLAND Confirmed For Poland's METAL HAMMER FESTIVAL

Genre-bending Dallas progressive rock band FAIR TO MIDLAND has been confirmed for the Metal Hammer Festival, set to take place August 12 at Spodek Hall in Katowice, Poland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: TOOL CHRIS CORNELL DIR EN GREY FAIR TO MIDLAND COMA DELIGHT Doors open at 15.00. Show starts at 16.30. ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Not Returning Any Time Soon

Launch Radio Networks reports: SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian plans to release his first solo album this fall, while the rest of his bandmates are also working on individual projects. But as for when SYSTEM itself will get back together, Tankian says it's not really on anyone's radar. "I don't know," he said. ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Singer Will 'Elect The Dead' This Fall

Launch Radio Networks reports: SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian will end an extended break from the spotlight this fall with the release of his debut solo album, titled "Elect The Dead". The record is currently being mixed and tentatively scheduled for a September/October release. Tankian told Launch what to expect from the project. ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Bassist Launching New Site For Unsigned Acts

Launch Radio Networks reports: SYSTEM OF A DOWN bassist Shavo Odadjian is launching a new online music initiative called urSession.com. According to a press release, the site is an "innovative digital community and record label designed to give independent and unsigned acts a promotional platform to showcase their talent, receive community feedback, monetize their art ...

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