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TONY IOMMI Is 'Looking Forward' To Releasing His New Solo Album: 'It's Been Fun' Putting It Together

During an appearance on Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show, BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi confirmed that he is working on material for a new solo LP. He said in part (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I am writing stuff now for my own, for an album. So that's exciting too....
June 12, 2024
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SERJ TANKIAN Reveals What It Would Take For SYSTEM OF A DOWN To Release New Studio Album

SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian, who is promoting his recently released memoir "Down With The System", was asked in a new interview with The Jesea Lee Show what it would take for him and his bandmates to release a new studio album, nearly two decades after the arrival of "Mezmerize" and "Hypnot...
June 10, 2024
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Hear Excerpt From Audiobook Version Of SERJ TANKIAN's Memoir 'Down With The System'

An excerpt from the audiobook version of "Down With The System", the memoir by Serj Tankian, lead singer of the Grammy Award-winning rock band SYSTEM OF A DOWN, solo artist, composer, activist, painter, poet, and filmmaker, is available in the SoundCloud player below. In announcing the audiobook's a...
June 5, 2024
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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Bassist's SEVEN HOURS AFTER VIOLET Project To Release Debut Single Next Week

SYSTEM OF A DOWN bassist Shavo Odadjian's solo project SEVEN HOURS AFTER VIOLET (S.H.A.V.) will release its debut single, "Paradise", on Thursday, June 13. The 50-year-old Armenian-American musician is joined in the group by WINDS OF PLAGUE guitarist Michael Montoya (a.k.a. MorgothBeatz),a producer...
June 4, 2024
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SERJ TANKIAN Scores Upcoming NETFLIX Documentary 'Hitler And The Nazis: Evil On Trial'

Grammy Award-winning SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian and Vincent Pedulla have composed the original music for the upcoming Netflix original documentary series "Hitler And The Nazis: Evil On Trial". The Third Reich was one of the bloodiest regimes in history, but are the atrocities committed dur...
May 31, 2024
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SERJ TANKIAN Says He Knew Early On That SYSTEM OF A DOWN Couldn't Stay Together For A Long Time

In a new interview with Patrick Ritter of the WSOU 89.5 FM radio station, Serj Tankian explained why he felt, from SYSTEM OF A DOWN's early days, that the complex dynamics within the band and the resulting clash of egos and creative tensions would ultimately led to the group's demise. The singer sai...
May 30, 2024
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SERJ TANKIAN Says Seeing IRON MAIDEN In 1984 Was One Of 'Most Impactful' Concerts He Ever Attended As A Fan

In a new interview with Monsters, Madness And Magic, SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian was asked to name some of the "most impactful" live shows that he has seen as a fan. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Well, there's a few. The first one that I ever saw, my first rock show I...
May 29, 2024
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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SERJ TANKIAN Explains Why He Finds Touring To Be 'Artistically Redundant'

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian was a featured guest on a recent episode of the Soul Boom With Rainn Wilson podcast, a series of intimate conversations, hosted by comedic actor, producer and writer Rainn Wilson, exploring meaningful and inspiring topics that tickle the mind, heart and soul. D...
May 21, 2024
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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SERJ TANKIAN Says He Has Had To Deal With Some 'Delusional Cases' Of 'Fanaticism'

In a new interview with Charlotte Ryan of Radio New Zealand, SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian, who is promoting his memoir "Down With The System", was asked if he is aware of his security, especially since he is known as one of the most outspoken activists in the music community. He responded...
May 20, 2024
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SERJ TANKIAN Releases Music Video For New Single 'A.F. Day'

Serj Tankian, lead singer and lyricist for the Grammy Award-winning rock band SYSTEM OF A DOWN, has released his new single and video "A.F. Day" via Gibson Records. The track, which will also appear on Serj's forthcoming EP titled "Foundations" — due in the fall — fits right into the singer-songwrit...
May 17, 2024
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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SERJ TANKIAN Is 'Okay' With Losing Some Fans Over His Activism

In a new interview with NPR, SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian, whose 2021 documentary "Truth To Power" charted the impact of his political activity and growth as a musician, both with and without SYSTEM OF A DOWN, was asked how he feels about possibly losing some of his fans over his activism....
May 16, 2024
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SERJ TANKIAN Wanted To Address SYSTEM OF A DOWN's Creative Differences By Taking The Sensationalist Aspect Out Of It

In a new interview with Tom Power, host of "Q" on Canada's CBC Radio One, SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian, who is promoting his memoir, "Down With The System", was asked about how his relationship with the band's primary songwriter, guitarist Daron Malakian, has evolved over the years, particul...
May 14, 2024
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SERJ TANKIAN Addresses 'Creative Differences' In SYSTEM OF A DOWN, Says He Is 'Not Thrilled About Doing Long Tours'

In a new interview with actor Rainn Wilson for the LiveSigning YouTube channel, Serj Tankian was asked about the songwriting process in SYSTEM OF A DOWN, specifically the way he collaborates on music and lyrics with guitarist/vocalist Daron Malakian. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH...
May 7, 2024
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SERJ TANKIAN Blasts DONALD TRUMP: He Is 'An Absolute Maniac' Who Is 'Only Interested In Himself'

SYSTEM OF A DOWN vocalist Serj Tankian has blasted former U.S. president Donald Trump, calling him "an absolute maniac" who is "only interested in himself". The 56-year-old Lebanese-born Armenian-American musician and songwriter made his comments less than two months after Trump became the presumpti...
April 30, 2024
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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SERJ TANKIAN To Release 'Foundations' Solo EP In September

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian has told Metal Hammer magazine that he will release a new solo EP called "Foundations" in September. The 56-year-old Lebanese-born Armenian-American musician and songwriter, who is currently promoting his upcoming autobiography "Down With The System", said abou...
April 29, 2024