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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 explain...
November 10, 2004
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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 AU...
November 1, 2004
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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...
October 4, 2004
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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Singer: PRESIDENT BUSH Has Been A Disaster For U.S. And Rest Of The World

SYSTEM OF A DOWN's Serj Tankian and PEARL JAM's Eddie Vedder are among the artists speaking out against President Bush in the latest issue of Rolling Stone. "Bush and Cheney and their whole team have been a disaster for the U.S. and the rest of the world," declares Tankian. "The U.N. has been neutra...
September 23, 2004
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New SYSTEM OF A DOWN Album To Be Engineered By JONNY POLONSKY

MTV.com reports: "Ten years after Rick Rubin signed Jonny Polonsky to his American Recordings label, the producer has enlisted the singer/songwriter to engineer the upcoming SYSTEM OF A DOWN album, which Rubin is producing. Polonsky, who performed with SYSTEM's Serj Tankian and others at a recent Ax...
September 16, 2004
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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's TANKIAN, Ex-RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Singer Guest On SAUL WILLIAMS CD

SYSTEM OF A DOWN's Serj Tankian and ex-RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE frontman Zack de la Rocha are among the guest musicians contributing to Saul Williams' self-titled, sophomore album due September 21. "Serj approached me months ago and told me, 'Yo, I wrote a song for you on piano,'" Williams, a poet a...
September 3, 2004
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SYSTEM OF A DOWN To Release New Album In December

MTV.com reports: SYSTEM OF A DOWN are still eyeing a December release for their fourth album. "We're in the thick of it still, doing a lot of overdubs," singer Serj Tankian said. "It's going great. I'm happy with all the songs, the diversity of it." Tankian is also working on mixing a song he and .....
August 30, 2004
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AUDIOSLAVE's MORELLO, SYSTEM OF A DOWN's TANKIAN To Release 'Axis Of Justice' CD/DVD

MTV.com is reporting that AUDIOSLAVE guitarist Tom Morello and SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian will release "Axis of Justice Concert Series Volume 1", a collection of songs recorded during last month's benefit for their Axis of Justice political action group. The CD/DVD set, due on November 2 (...
August 30, 2004
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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