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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Not Worried About Government Pressure

Launch Radio Networks reports: With the controversy growing over George W. Bush's possibly illegal wiretapping of U.S. citizens, it is not too far-fetched to imagine politically outspoken artists such as SYSTEM OF A DOWN being seen as enemies of the state. But SYSTEM vocalist Serj Tankian says he's not particularly worried about the government trying ...

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AXIS OF JUSTICE Launches 2006 With NOAM CHOMSKY

"The Axis of Justice Radio Network", the monthly radio program hosted by Tom Morello (AUDIOSLAVE) and Serj Tankian (SYSTEM OF A DOWN), will launch its 2006 season with a very special show set to air Friday, January 13. Morello and Tankian will welcome Noam Chomsky, the famed scholar, political activist and libertarian socialist. "The Axis ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Singer Appears In BUCKETHEAD Video

SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian appears in the video for eccentric guitarist Buckethead's new song, "We Are One", which the former GUNS N' ROSES axeman will debut this Saturday (October 29) on MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball". Tankian contributes vocals to the track, which appears on both Buckethead's new album, "Enter the Chicken", and the ...

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MUDVAYNE To Tour With SEVENDUST, 10 YEARS An BOBAFLEX

After a summer on the Ozzfest main stage, Epic recording artists MUDVAYNE are returning to the road for "The Masters of Horror Tour 2005". Featuring openers SEVENDUST, 10 YEARS and BOBAFLEX, the tour kicks off November 18 at the Val Air Ballroom in Des Moines. MUDVAYNE are touring in support of new album, "Lost and ...

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IT DIES TODAY To Film 'Enjoy The Silence' Video

IT DIES TODAY, fresh off a successful run on this summer's Ozzfest, will be filming a video for their cover of DEPECHE MODE's "Enjoy the Silence" on Monday, October 3 in downtown Los Angeles with director Pax Franchot (FROM FIRST TO LAST, AT ALL COST). The clip will reportedly "combine the look and feel of ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Guitarist To Guest On New WU-TANG CLAN Album

SYSTEM OF A DOWN guitarist Daron Malakian has reportedly collaborated with WU-TANG CLAN's The RZA on material for WU-TANG's upcoming album, tentatively due in early 2006. Also contributing to the effort is RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS guitarist John Frusciante. As previously reported, SYSTEM OF A DOWN are said to be eyeing November 15 as the ...

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'Masters Of Horror' Soundtrack Compilation: Final Track Listing Unveiled

Blistering.com has revealed the complete track listing for the soundtrack to the highly anticipated "Masters of Horror" series, a 13-episode anthology directed by today's most renowned horror directors. Due October 18 via Immortal Records, the specially-priced, extravagantly packaged, double disc CD will be comprised entirely of brand new and previously unreleased material from ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN: 'Hypnotize' Due In November

Launch Radio Networks reports: SYSTEM OF A DOWN is reportedly eyeing November 15 as the release date for "Hypnotize", the companion album to the band's first album of 2005, "Mezmerize". Both discs were recorded at the same time, and guitarist Daron Malakian told Launch that he doesn't think they're all that different. "I'm so inside ...

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AUDIOSLAVE To Embark On First Headlining Tour

According to MTV.com, AUDIOSLAVE will be launching their first headlining arena tour beginning in late September. "We've done smaller tours at the beginning of records, we've done Lollapalooza, but this is our first real official AUDIOSLAVE tour," guitarist Tom Morello told MTV.com. The trek kicks off September 25 in San Francisco and wraps ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Frontman's Collaboration With BUCKETHEAD To Surface On 'Horror' Soundtrack

On October 18, Immortal Records will release the soundtrack to the highly anticipated "Masters of Horror" series, a 13-episode anthology directed by today's most renowned horror directors. The specially-priced, extravagantly packaged, double disc CD will be comprised entirely of brand new and previously unreleased material from over 25 of today's top rock, metal, punk, and ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Contribute Over $20,000 For Genocide Awareness

Los Angeles-based multi-platinum-selling hard rock band SYSTEM OF A DOWN again confirmed their steadfast support of organizations seeking to promote genocide awareness by their recent donation to the Zoryan Institute. In the last two years, SYSTEM OF A DOWN has contributed over $20,000 to the Zoryan Institute to help further its mission of genocide research, ...

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BAD ACID TRIP To Open For SYSTEM OF A DOWN, THE MARS VOLTA

Southern California's BAD ACID TRIP, one of the first signings to SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian's Serjical Strike label imprint, have been confirmed as the opening act on SYSTEM OF A DOWN's upcoming first major U.S. tour in three years. While specific dates are being confirmed and will be announced shortly, the band ...

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AXIS OF JUSTICE Redesigns, Relaunches Web Site

Axis of Justice, the non-profit, grassroots, pro-social justice organization formed by Tom Morello (AUDIOSLAVE) and Serj Tankian (SYSTEM OF A DOWN), has redesigned and launched its new web site, AxisOfJustice.org. The relaunched site offers practical information to further AOJ's mission — bringing together musicians, fans of music, and grass-roots political organizations to fight ...

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Mezmerize - SYSTEM OF A DOWN

SYSTEM OF A DOWN has done it again. With its third record (not including the "Steal This Album!" collection of leftovers from 2002), the band has created another work of thoroughly eccentric, tuneful, and heavy metallic rock that mixes a wide range of influences, adds a dash of loopy, surreal humor, and ends up being ...

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