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DISTURBED's DAVID DRAIMAN Rules Out Doing Another DEVICE Album

DISTURBED frontman David Draiman has ruled out doing any more albums with his industrial-flavored side project DEVICE, which released one CD in 2013 while DISTURBED was on hiatus. Asked by Cindy Scull of the Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas radio station 97.1 The Eagle Rocks if DEVICE was over, Draiman said (hear audio below): "Yeah, that's something ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire Armenia Concert

Professionally filmed video footage of SYSTEM OF A DOWN's first-ever concert in Armenia, which took place earlier today (Thursday, April 23), can be seen below. The concert marked the culmination of SYSTEM OF A DOWN's "Wake Up The Souls" tour, a global trek to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The arena tour, ...

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Video: SYSTEM OF A DOWN Performs In Amsterdam

Fan-filmed video footage of SYSTEM OF A DOWN's April 17 concert at Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam, The Netherlands can be seen below. In a recent interview with SPIN.com, SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian was asked about the status of the band's long-awaited new studio album. He responded: "There is an openness ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SERJ TANKIAN, DEF LEPPARD's RICK ALLEN Contribute To Benefit Album For Gaza Relief

A diverse group of famed musicians, including Peter Gabriel, THE POLICE's Stewart Copeland, Rick Allen of DEF LEPPARD, SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian and Grammy Award-winning opera singer Sasha Cooke, have come together for a first-of-its-kind benefit album to deliver urgent humanitarian aid to Palestinians in Gaza. Produced by Project Peace On Earth ...

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Video: AMEN Performs New Song At KNOTFEST

Fan-filmed video footage of AMEN, the band led by frontman Casey Chaos, performing a brand new song on October 25 at Knotfest in Devore, California can be seen below. Sitting in on drums at the show was former SOULFLY and current STONE SOUR sticksman Roy Mayorga. AMEN recently recorded a new album with producer Ross ...

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SERJ TANKIAN's Collaboration With Dance Music Pioneer BENNY BENASSI Available For Streaming

"Shooting Helicopters", SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian's collaboration with Italian electro house institution Benny Benassi, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The song was released last month via Ultra Music. According to a press-release, "what you have with 'Shooting Helicopters' is the finished product for an idea that started well over ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SERJ TANKIAN To Guest On New AVICII Album

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Avicii is hitting up the rock world for collaborations on his upcoming album. The DJ is recording tracks with SYSTEM OF A DOWN's Serj Tankian, GREEN DAY's Billie Joe Armstrong, and INCUBUS' Mike Einziger. Einzinger, who worked on Avicii's last album as well, recently recalled their first meeting with ...

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SERJ TANKIAN: 'It's Time To End This Misery Known As The Israeli Occupation Of Gaza And The West Bank'

Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, poet and political activist Serj Tankian (SYSTEM OF A DOWN) has posted the following message on his Facebook page: "It's time to end this misery known as the Israeli Occupation of Gaza and the West Bank. [The song] 'Occupied Tears', from my solo record 'Harakiri', was written about this and the hypocrisy ...

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Aria - VIZA

Once known as VISA (assumedly changed by objection from a certain credit card carrier), the L.A. based VIZA have made a powerful ally in the form of Serj Tankian. Their crafty blending of Greek and Armenian roots into wavering rock and punk modes often rings of SYSTEM OF A DOWN, which has likely helped endear ...

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AMEN's CASEY CHAOS: 'It Just Seemed Like Perfect Timing' For Band To Come Back

Los Angeles "punk" band AMEN, led by the enigmatic, energetic, and perennially self-destructive frontman Casey Chaos, will reform for a one-off performance at this year's fan-funded festival Alt-Fest. Scheduled to take place August 15-17 at Boughton Estate, Kettering, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom, Alt-Fest will feature additional appearances by MARILYN MANSON, ARCH ENEMY, THE CULT, CRADLE OF ...

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Reactivated AMEN Confirmed For U.K.'s ALT-FEST

Los Angeles "punk" band AMEN, led by the enigmatic, energetic, and perennially self-destructive frontman Casey Chaos, will reform for a one-off performance at this year's Alt-Fest. Scheduled to take place August 15-17 at Boughton Estate, Kettering, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom, Alt-Fest will feature additional appearances by MARILYN MANSON, ARCH ENEMY, THE CULT, CRADLE OF FILTH and ...

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