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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SERJ TANKIAN Is Seeking Tenant For His Los Angeles Home

According to, SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian is seeking a tenant for his Los Angeles ranch home. The four-bedroom and two-bathroom house in a quiet Valley Village neighborhood has a monthly rental price of $6,000. The home, which has over 1,900 square feet of living space, got a...
January 8, 2024


SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan has hit out at Kanye West, telling the 46-year-old rapper, who now goes by Ye, to "show some class" after he posted a revealing photo of his wife Bianca Censori on her 29th birthday. West celebrated Censori's birthday by sharing several photos of her on Saturda...
January 6, 2024

TONY IOMMI Says That Box Set Of TONY MARTIN-Era BLACK SABBATH Albums Will Finally Arrive In May

Legendary BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi has shared a year-end video message in which he outlined some of the projects that kept him busy during the last 12 months. The 75-year-old musician, who was diagnosed with early-stage lymphoma more than a decade ago, stated in part in the three-minute cl...
January 1, 2024


Gibson has announced the launch of the GIBSON BAND, which features a revolving collective of Gibson artists. The official lyric video for the GIBSON BAND's first single, "Deconstruction" which was co-written by Serj Tankian of SYSTEM OF A DOWN and Cesar Gueikian, CEO of Gibson, and features Tony Iom...
December 8, 2023

SHAVO ODADJIAN Names 'Coolest' Things He Has Experienced As A Member Of SYSTEM OF A DOWN

In a new interview with Cannabis Now, SYSTEM OF A DOWN bassist Shavo Odadjian was asked to name "the coolest thing" he he has ever experienced with his bandmates. He said: "Oh, I could name a few, but when we were the musical guest at 'Saturday Night Live', that was amazing. Now that was ridiculous...
December 4, 2023

SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SERJ TANKIAN On Opening For SLAYER In The Late 1990s: 'We Were F***ing Scared'

In the latest episode of "The Disc Dive", presented by Knotfest host Ryan J. Downey, Serj Tankian, the frontman of SYSTEM OF A DOWN, looked back on what it was like for him and his bandmates to open for SLAYER around the 1998 release of their self-titled debut album. He said (as transcribed by BLABB...
November 15, 2023

SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SERJ TANKIAN On Decision To Cut Down On Touring: 'It's Not The Top Priority On My List In Life'

In a new interview with Revolver, SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian addressed his comment from a year ago that he wasn't interested in touring due to some health issues. Asked if those issues are still affecting him, Serj said: "Some of my back stuff is a lot better, in terms of health, which i...
November 10, 2023

SYSTEM OF A DOWN Drummer Claims He Lost 'Hundreds Of Thousands Of Fans' Who 'Couldn't Handle' His Opinions

SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan, who has publicly voiced his support for former U.S. president Donald Trump on a number of occasions, claims that he has lost "friends" and "hundreds of thousands of fans" due to his opinions. On Sunday (October 22),Dolmayan took to his Instagram to write: "I...
October 24, 2023

SERJ TANKIAN To Release Memoir 'Down With The System' In May 2024

Hachette Books announced today the forthcoming publication of "Down With The System" by Serj Tankian, lead singer of the Grammy Award-winning rock band SYSTEM OF A DOWN, solo artist, composer, activist, painter, poet, and filmmaker. The book will be released on May 14, 2024, with eBook and audio edi...
October 24, 2023

SYSTEM OF A DOWN Bassist Reveals Lineup Of SHAVO Solo Project

SYSTEM OF A DOWN bassist Shavo Odadjian has revealed more details about the musicians that will accompany him on his upcoming debut solo album. Earlier today (Friday, October 13),Shavo took to his Instagram to share photos of the band that he assembled for the recording of the LP — including vocali...
October 13, 2023

BRING ME THE HORIZON's OLI SYKES On CHESTER BENNINGTON's Death: 'I Definitely Felt Like A Part Of My Childhood Died'

In a new interview with Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station, vocalist Oliver "Oli" Sykes of British rockers BRING ME THE HORIZON reflected on his participation in LINKIN PARK's tribute concert to the band's late frontman Chester Bennington. The performance took place on October 27, 2017 at the...
August 14, 2023

Watch: RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE's TOM MORELLO Receives Key To Family's Ancestral Italian Hometown

On Sunday, July 23, Tom Morello was honored in his family's ancestral hometown of Pratiglione, Italy. The 59-year-old RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist shared the news in an Instagram post, writing: "I just became an honorary Italian citizen & received the key to the city of the Morello ancestr...
July 26, 2023

SYSTEM OF A DOWN Bassist SHAVO ODADJIAN Shares Another Preview Of Upcoming Solo Album

SYSTEM OF A DOWN bassist Shavo Odadjian has shared another preview of his upcoming debut solo album. The 49-year-old Armenian-American musician, born Shavarsh Odadjian, is working on the LP with WINDS OF PLAGUE guitarist Michael Montoya (a.k.a. MorgothBeatz),a producer and songwriter who has previo...
July 22, 2023

ASKING ALEXANDRIA And THE HU Announce Co-Headlining 'Psycho Thunder' U.S. Tour

British rock luminaries ASKING ALEXANDRIA and Mongolian rock sensation THE HU will join forces this fall on a run across the U.S. The co-headlining jaunt — billed as the "Psycho Thunder" tour with special guests BAD WOLVES and ZERO 9:36 — begins August 30 in San Antonio, Texas and includes stops at...
June 13, 2023

Watch: SYSTEM OF A DOWN Plays First Concert Of 2023 At SICK NEW WORLD Festival In Las Vegas

SYSTEM OF A DOWN played its first concert of 2023 last night (Saturday, May 13) at the Sick New World festival on the Las Vegas Festival Grounds in Las Vegas, Nevada. The band's 31-song set included first airings of "Soil" and "Forest" since 2015; first performances of "Darts" and "DAM" since 2017;...
May 14, 2023