Serj Tankian Shares New Music Video for “Rumi”


Serj Tankian (System of A Down) has shared a new music video for his song “Rumi,” a tribute to both Tankian’s six-year-old son of the same name, and the 13th-century Sufi poet. The track comes from his recently released new EP, Elasticity. The vinyl version of that EP is out now. Also, the documentary about Serj’s music and activism, Truth To Power is available to watch now on VOD (Video On Demand). Watch the video now!

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Serj Tankian (System of A Down) Shares New Lyric Video for “Your Mom”


Serj Tankian of System of a Down recently released his new solo EP Elasticity, has dropped a new lyric video for his track “Your Mom’ today. You can watch the clip below. You can purchase and stream the album from the links below, with vinyl arriving April, 30th, 2021.Continue reading


Serj Tankian of System of a Down Discusses “Truth To Power” Movie with Marc Maron


Marc Maron’s “WTF Podcast” has shared a new interview with System of a Down’s Serj Tankian to discuss the new documentary “Truth To Power.” The film highlights Tankian’s life in political activism and music. On the podcast, Serj discussed his life story, how he got into music, how SOAD formed, how the band reunited in 2020, an interesting story of a run-in with late Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun, and the film.

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UPDATED: System of a Down’s Serj Tankian’s “Elasticity” EP Release Detailed, Video Released


 

System of a Down vocalist and political activist Serj Tankian will release a new solo collection of rock songs, Elasticity, on March 19. The official music video for the EP’s title track, which was directed by Vlad Kaptur, will arrive tonight (Thursday, February 4) at 9:00 p.m. PST / 12:00 a.m. EST. is out now!

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System of a Down Discuss Reunion and New Music with Zane Lowe of Apple Music


System of a Down had one of the biggest stories in 2020 when they reunited and released two new songs for charity to benefit Armenia. Now Serj and Shavo have joined Zane Lowe on Apple Music to discuss their new songs “Protect the Land” and “Genocidal Humanoidz”, why they hadn’t come back before now, except as a live act, and more. Watch the video and read some excerpts now courtesy of Zane Lowe on Apple Music.

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“Truth To Power” Film to Debut at Cannes Virtual Market, Stars System Of A Down’s Serj Tankian


Truth To Power, the documentary about the social justice movement started by System Of A Down’s Serj Tankian will make its world premiere at Cannes Virtual Market this week. The film is Executive Produced by Oscar® Nominee Joe Berlinger (Paradise Lost Trilogy, Somekind of Monster, Metallica Through The Never) and Live Nation Productions, the film offers exclusive access to the man behind the music, award-winning director/writer/producer Garin Hovannisian (“I Am Not Alone”) captures both intimate and historic public moments, including Serj’s role in inspiring the massive peaceful protests of 2018’s Velvet Revolution in his native Armenia which successfully ousted an oligarchic regime. Watch the trailer below! The film features an original soundtrack composed by Serj. Continue reading


Serj Tankian of System of A Down Readies New EP of SOAD Leftovers


System Of A Down frontman Serj Tankian spoke to Grammy.com about “Elasticity”, his upcoming solo EP of what he has previously described as “rock songs.” He said of the material he originally intended for the abandoned new SOAD album : “These were primarily songs that I wanted to do with SYSTEM. When we weren’t able to see eye to eye I just went ahead and finished them. They have more synth flavors than most SYSTEM songs do, more arpeggiated stuff like that, but they still have the heavy groove and also a lot of beautiful ballady stuff that is more like ‘Elect The Dead’ and some of my earlier solo stuff. It’s a really good EP.” It’s due later in 2020. Due later this year, “Elasticity”‘s title is a play on SOADs massive 2001 album “Toxicity”.Continue reading


Prog Group O.R.K. Shares New Single And Video ft. Serj Tankian of System of A Down


New Kscope signees O.R.K., made up of world-class progressive music masters have shared the first new music from their new album, Ramagehead, due on 22nd of February. As a testament to their greatness, the new single and video for ‘Black Blooms’ features vocals from System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian. Check it out! Continue reading