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Serj Tankian Offers Free Download of New Song, ‘Cornucopia’

Serj Tankian Offers Free Download of New Song, ‘Cornucopia’

The always-controversial Serj Tankian is now offering a free download of a new song, “Cornucopia,” via his official website. You can download your copy (email required) here. “Cornucopia” is taken from the singer’s upcoming solo album, Harakiri, which is due out July 10. Tankian will be hitting the road with System of a Down late […]

Serj Tankian and Perry Farrell Appear on Funny or Die’s “U B Da Judge”

Serj Tankian and Perry Farrell Appear on Funny or Die’s “U B Da Judge”

System of a Down frontman and solo artist Serj Tankian, as well as Jane’s Addiction vocalist Perry Farrell, make appearances in Funny or Die’s skit, “U B Da Judge,” a reality show competition where contestant compete to become reality-show judges, alongside a host of other music celebrities. Watch it below and let us know what […]

Serj Tankian Premieres “Figure It Out” Music Video

Serj Tankian Premieres “Figure It Out” Music Video

System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian has just released an official music video for his politically minded new single, “Figure It Out.” Watch it below, courtesy of AOL’s Noisecreep. “Figure It Out” — a harsh indictment of materialism and corporate greed — is taken from Tankian’s upcoming solo album, Harakiri, which is set for […]

Photos: System of a Down, Slipknot, Hatebreed, Coal Chamber, Meshuggah, and More at Australia’s Soundwave Festival

Photos: System of a Down, Slipknot, Hatebreed, Coal Chamber, Meshuggah, and More at Australia’s Soundwave Festival

Sydney, Australia, hosted the Soundwave Festival in late February. A bevy of heavy bands performed, including Hellyeah, Meshuggah, Coal Chamber, Trivium, Kvelertak, Dillinger Escape Plan, Steel Panther, Hatebreed, Slipknot, System of a Down, Watain, Machine Head, and more. Photographer Nic Bezzina was on hand to capture the mayhem. Check out what he saw below.

The Top Stories of 2011

The Top Stories of 2011

Black Sabbath, the West Memphis Three, Dave Mustaine and Metallica, and more! Look back on the crazy year that was…

Members of Alice in Chains, Black Sabbath, Disturbed, and More Pay Tribute to Dimebag Darrell and Ronnie James Dio at DimeBash

Members of Alice in Chains, Black Sabbath, Disturbed, and More Pay Tribute to Dimebag Darrell and Ronnie James Dio at DimeBash

The metal world turned out in force last night to pay tribute to former Pantera and Damageplan guitarist “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott at the annual DimeBash concert. You can check out fan-filmed videos, below, of the show that included performances by Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains), Scott Ian (Anthrax), Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath), Sebastian Bach, David […]

DimeBash 2011 to Feature Members of System of a Down, Slipknot, Disturbed, Anthrax, and More!

DimeBash 2011 to Feature Members of System of a Down, Slipknot, Disturbed, Anthrax, and More!

Celebrating the lives fallen Pantera and Damageplan guitarist Dimebag Darrell and Ronnie James Dio, members of Slipknot, System of a Down, Anthrax, and more are uniting to pay their respects at DimeBash 2011 at Hollywood’s Key Club on December 14. The event is a communion of songs and stories, where everyone present can tip their […]

Exclusive: Serj Tankian Premieres New Song “Total Paranoia” Off ‘Batman: Arkham City—The Album’

Exclusive: Serj Tankian Premieres New Song “Total Paranoia” Off ‘Batman: Arkham City—The Album’

System of a Down frontman and solo artist Serj Tankian has contributed a track to Batman: Arkham City – The Album, the upcoming soundtrack to the highly anticipated video game, Batman: Arkham City. Featuring 12 new original tracks by Coheed and Cambria, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, the Damned Things, and more (full track list below), Batman: […]

Review: Fair to Midland – Arrows & Anchors

Review: Fair to Midland – Arrows & Anchors

This restless Texas prog-metal outfit, best known as the former protégés of Serj Tankian (and the best Tool-aping act since Chevelle), have yet to make an epic game-changer of an album, but Arrows & Anchors, their fourth, comes close. Sprawling and ornery and darker than anything else they’ve done, it’s a fulminating mass of Brooklyn […]

Choose System of a Down’s Set List This Summer

Choose System of a Down’s Set List This Summer

Alt-metallers System of a Down are asking their fans to pick the set list for their upcoming tour. The band is asking fans to go to systemofadown.com to enter their top six songs, and, in exchange, one winner from each city will receive a pair of tickets to their local show along with a set […]