SYSTEM OF A DOWN Schedule 'Saturday Night Live' Appearance
SYSTEM OF A DOWN have been confirmed as the musical guest on "Saturday Night Live" on Saturday, May 7. This will be the band's first-ever appearance on the show, where they will perform two songs — "B.Y.O.B." and "Chop Suey". Johnny Knoxville ("Jackass") will be hosting the program, which airs on NBC.
In other news, SYSTEM OF A DOWN have announced the following U.S. dates:
Apr. 25 - San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore
Apr. 30 - Austin, TX - Austin Music Hall
As previously reported, SYSTEM OF A DOWN held an exclusive preview of "Mezmerize", the first half of their new double-CD set, Wednesday night (April 13) in New York City. The listening session for the record were held at a hotel in the city's downtown Soho district. The second half of the "Mezmerize/Hypnotize" project, titled "Hypnotize", is due out sometime this fall.
"Mezmerize" arrives in stores on May 17.
SYSTEM OF A DOWN will stage its annual Souls benefit, in memory of Armenian genocide victims, on April 24 at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles. A full North American tour is tentatively slated for August and September.
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