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SYSTEM OF A DOWN: New Album Due In The Fall

SYSTEM OF A DOWN are tentatively scheduled to release their new album in the fall, according to a teaser posted on the group's official web site. The as-yet-untitled set will be the follow-up to 2001's "Toxicity", which bowed at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and has sold 3.3 million copies in the ...
August 21, 2004
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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN Members Among Judges For 2004 SHORTLIST MUSIC PRIZE

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE's Josh Homme, SYSTEM OF A DOWN's Serj Tankian and former JANE'S ADDICTION frontman Perry Farrell among the judges for the 2004 Shortlist Music Prize, which spotlights lesser-known acts for their artistic merit. The panel's initial "Long List" of nominated albums will be relea...
August 3, 2004
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AXIS OF JUSTICE: Photos From Hollywood Concert Posted Online

TOOL/A PERFECT CIRCLE frontman Maynard James Keenan, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist Flea, SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian, and AUDIOSLAVE's Tom Morello and Brad Wilk were among the artists that performed at The Axis of Justice concert on July 17 at the Avalon in Los Angeles. The nonprofit organi...
July 20, 2004
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MAYNARD KEENAN, FLEA Added To THE AXIS OF JUSTICE Concert Lineup

TOOL/A PERFECT CIRCLE frontman Maynard James Keenan and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist Flea have been added to the lineup of artists scheduled to perform at The Axis of Justice concert on July 17 at the Avalon in Los Angeles. Also set to appear are SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian, AUDIOSLAVE's T...
July 12, 2004
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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Prepare To Begin Recording New CD

SYSTEM OF A DOWN are preparing to enter the studio to begin recording their next album, tentatively due later this year through American/Columbia Records. The as-yet-untitled set will be the follow-up to 2001's "Toxicity", which bowed at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and has sold 3.3 million copies in...
July 7, 2004
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SYSTEM OF A DOWN, AUDIOSLAVE Members To Perform At AXIS OF JUSTICE Concert

SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian will join AUDIOSLAVE guitarist Tom Morello and drummer Brad Wilk on the lineup of the upcoming Axis of Justice (web site) concert July 17 at the Avalon in Hollywood, California. Also set to appear are JURASSIC 5, PETE YORN and RAY WITTER, among others. The nonpro...
July 2, 2004
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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Announce Benefit Show

SYSTEM OF A DOWN will headline "Souls, 2004", a very special benefit concert to be held in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 24 at the Greek Theatre. Proceeds from "Souls, 2004" will benefit organizations that work to eradicate the atrocities of all genocides across the globe, including the Armenian Na...
March 4, 2004
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TOM MORELLO, SERJ TANKIAN To Participate In AXIS OF JUSTICE CONCERT SERIES

The Axis of Justice Concert Series, featuring acoustic performances by AUDIOSLAVE/ex-RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello's political folk alter ego THE NIGHTWATCHMAN, Serj Tankian of SYSTEM OF A DOWN, Wayne Kramer, Boots Riley of THE COUP, and special guests, will take place March 31, 200...
February 28, 2004
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SLIPKNOT, AUDIOSLAVE, SOAD Members To Perform At L.A. Benefit Concert

SLIPKNOT/STONE SOUR's Corey Taylor, AUDIOSLAVE's Tom Morello and Brad Wilk, and SYSTEM OF A DOWN's Serj Tankian will be performing with other artists tomorrow — Thursday, December 18 — at the Roxy in West Hollywood, Ca. at a benefit for striking L.A. grocery store workers. All proceeds from the even...
December 17, 2003
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BRUJERIA Confirm Two More Shows

BRUJERIA, the extreme metal project led by former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares (a.k.a. El Asesino),have announced two more shows later this month. The group, whose current lineup is completed by vocalist El Brujo, NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury (a.k.a. Hongo),and drummer Nick Barker (a.k...
October 6, 2003
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BRUJERIA: Support Acts For California Gig Announced

The support acts have been announced for BRUJERIA's first-ever show ever on the West Coast on October 26 at The Ventura Theater in Ventura, California. Opening for BRUJERIA at the gig will be BAD ACID TRIP (who have a CD coming out through SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian's Serjical Strike lab...
October 4, 2003
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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Singer To Remix CHARLIE PARKER Track

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian is among the artists who are giving a new twist to the music of legendary jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker for "Bird Up: The Charlie Parker Remix Project", due October 21st on Savoy Records. Producer Matthew Backer masterminded the 12-track album, which will inc...
July 30, 2003
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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Guitarist Says Rock And Roll Is Suffering — And He's Willing To Help

SYSTEM OF A DOWN guitarist Daron Malakian recently spoke to Revolver magazine about his record label, EatUrMusic, which inked a worldwide distribution deal with Sony. "I wanted to produce record, and starting a label gave me an outlet to release stuff that I want to produce," he explained. "If I lik...
July 26, 2003
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AUDIOSLAVE's MORELLO And SYSTEM OF A DOWN's TANKIAN To Host Radio Show

AUDIOSLAVE's Tom Morello and SYSTEM OF A DOWN's Serj Tankian will spin rebel tunes and talk politics with passionate activists on the Axis of Justice Radio Network on Friday, June 20 at 9:00 p.m. Tune into KPFK 90.7 FM or listen online at www.kpfk.org. ...
June 18, 2003
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SYSTEM A DOWN Singer Says DIXIE CHICKS Should Never Have Apologized For BUSH Remark

SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian recently told HipOnline.com that he thought the backlash DIXIE CHICKS have encountered over comments made about President Bush during a March concert in England was unwarranted and ultimately amounted to nothing more than a more subtle form of censorship. "I thin...
June 12, 2003