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SERJ TANKIAN To Release 'Disarming Time' Modern Piano Concerto On Friday

SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian will release a 24-minute modern piano concerto on Friday, June 18. "Disarming Time - A Modern Piano Concerto" was composed entirely while Serj was in quarantine during the coronavirus crisis. On Friday (June 11),Tankian shared a teaser for the concerto on his so...
June 13, 2021

SERJ TANKIAN Shares 'How Many Times?' Video

SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian concludes the series of visual accompaniments for his recently released "Elasticity" EP with the arrival of the Roger Kupelian-directed ("The Lord Of The Rings", "X-Men") "How Many Times?" video. "It's amazing to be working with my good friend Roger Kupelian agai...
June 8, 2021

Watch SERJ TANKIAN Sing With Three Armenian Girls At 'Hope For Armenia' Virtual Event

On May 6, SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian was joined by students from Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) to perform "Bari Aragil" at the Hope For Armenia virtual event hosted for Teach For Armenia. The program in support of education in Armenia and Artsakh drew many attendees, including cameos by act...
May 7, 2021

SERJ TANKIAN Releases 'Rumi' Music Video

Serj Tankian has released a video for the song "Rumi", a tribute to both the 13th century Sufi poet and Tankian's six-year-old son of the same name. "Lyrical specificity in music is generally discouraged because less people internalize them as they have less of a personal connection," explains the S...
April 30, 2021

SERJ TANKIAN Has 'Hope' That SYSTEM OF A DOWN Will Be Able To Record More New Music

In a new interview with Consequence Of Sound, SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian once again touched upon his band's inability to record a full-length follow-up to its "Mezmerize" and "Hypnotize" LPs, which came out in 2005. The Los Angeles-based outfit has toured intermittently since ending its hi...
April 28, 2021

SYSTEM OF A DOWN Drummer, Staunch TRUMP Supporter, Thanks PRESIDENT BIDEN For Recognizing Armenian Genocide

SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan has publicly expressed his gratitude to President Joe Biden for officially recognizing the Armenian Genocide of 1915. On Saturday (April 24),the Armenian-American musician thanked the president on social media for officially recognizing the killing of 1.5 mill...
April 25, 2021

SERJ TANKIAN On Possibility Of More New Music From SYSTEM OF A DOWN: 'Time Will Tell'

In a new interview with Australia's Heavy, SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian touched upon his band's inability to record a full-length follow-up to its "Mezmerize" and "Hypnotize" LPs, which came out in 2005. The Los Angeles-based outfit has toured intermittently since ending its hiatus in 2011,...
April 22, 2021

HELMET Releases First New Song In Five Years, A Cover Of GANG OF FOUR's 'In The Ditch'

The fourth single to be taken from the album "The Problem Of Leisure: A Celebration Of Andy Gill And Gang Of Four" is a new interpretation of "In The Ditch" by the American alternative rock band HELMET. "The Problem Of Leisure" is set for release on June 4. It's a double album of tracks written by A...
April 21, 2021

SERJ TANKIAN Drops Lyric Video For 'Your Mom'

Serj Tankian has unveiled a lyric video for the song "Your Mom". The clip was directed by artist and animator David Bradford, who has worked with Tankian on solo projects as well as projects with SYSTEM OF A DOWN. Bradford explains his concept for the "Your Mom" clip: "As I listened to the beginning...
April 16, 2021

SERJ TANKIAN: 'The Whole World Felt Relief' When DONALD TRUMP Lost Re-Election Bid

In a new interview with NME, SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian, who was publicly critical of the Donald Trump administration, was asked if he is feeling "hopeful" about the Joe Biden presidency. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I think the word is 'relief' more than 'hopeful....
April 6, 2021

SERJ TANKIAN Refuses To Shut Up About Politics

Serj Tankian has defended his right to speak out on political issues. The SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman, who is currently promoting a new documentary about his life and activist work, discussed his decision to publicly express his political views in a new interview with Brazil's G1. Asked how he respond...
April 2, 2021

DETHKLOK's BRENDON SMALL Unveils His Third EPIPHONE Electric Guitar

Epiphone, the leading accessible guitar brand, has released the new Brendon Small GhostHorse Explorer in Galaktikon Burst. The GhostHorse Explorer is created by Brendon Small — musician, writer, showrunner, director, actor, and mastermind behind the massive metal band DETHKLOK and the Adult Swim ani...
March 31, 2021


Serj Tankian, the Armenian-American vocalist from SYSTEM OF A DOWN, whose grandparents were survivors of the Armenian Genocide, recently spoke to RT's "Going Underground" about his meeting with Ahmet Ertegun, the legendary founder and CEO of Atlantic Records who was the son of a Turkish ambassador....
March 27, 2021


In a new interview with Puraphy, SYSTEM OF A DOWN bassist Shavo Odadjian was asked if he has ever had any personal encounters with reality stars Kourtney, Kim, Khloé and Rob Kardashian, who are all also of Armenian descent. He responded: "Oh, I know the Kardashians quite well. I used to be very good...
March 23, 2021

SERJ TANKIAN Drops Music Video For 'Electric Yerevan'

Serj Tankian's critically revered "Elasticity" EP, the SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer's first solo release since 2013's "Orca", is available now. The Los Angeles- and New Zealand-based musician has simultaneously unveiled a second video from the five-song collection, for the track "Electric Yerevan". Tanki...
March 19, 2021