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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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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Announce Summer Tour

SYSTEM OF A DOWN have been confirmed to headline their first major U.S. tour in three years, it was announced today. While specific dates are being confirmed and will be announced shortly, the band will kick off a two-month trek in early August that will see them playing arenas in major and secondary markets throughout ...

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AXIS OF JUSTICE Celebrates Farmworkers' Victory

AUDIOSLAVE's Tom Morello and SYSTEM OF A DOWN's Serj Tankian are proud to join in the celebration of the decisive victory that the farmworkers of Immokalee, Florida (the Coalition of Immokalee WorkersCIW) have just claimed. For more than four years, the CIW has been embroiled in a boycott of Taco Bell, the major ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN To Spend Next Two Years On The Road

SYSTEM OF A DOWN guitarist Daron Malakian recently spoke to Rolling Stone magazine about the group's upcoming albums — "Mesmerize", due this spring, and "Hypnotize", due this fall — and their plans to spend the next couple of years on the road. Malakian told Rolling Stone that two of his favorite songs from the upcoming ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN To Release Two New Albums In 2005

MTV.com is reporting that SYSTEM OF A DOWN will release two new albums in 2005. "Hypnotize" and "Mesmerize" are scheduled to hit record stores six months apart, with "Hypnotize" dropping late in the first quarter of 2005 and "Mesmerize" due in late summer or early fall. Frontman Serj Tankian explained that the decision to release ...

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AUDIOSLAVE Guitarist Says Musicians Are Relflecting Others' Feelings For BUSH

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that many musicians have felt the need to involve themselves in this year's presidential election campaign, and they're overwhelmingly in support of Democratic candidate John Kerry. Some people have criticized the active role of entertainers in the campaign, but AUDIOSLAVE guitarist Tom Morello — who cofounded the Axis Of Justice ...

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AUDIOSLAVE Guitarist Applauds VOTE FOR CHANGE Artists

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that AUDIOSLAVE guitarist Tom Morello isn't part of the Vote For Change tour, but he's supporting the effort. Morello has been a political activist since before his days with RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, and he cofounded the Axis Of Justice political organization with SYSTEM OF A DOWN's Serj Tankian. Morello ...

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