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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Completes First Rehearsal In Five Years

According to SYSTEM OF A DOWN bassist Shavo Odadjian, the band completed its "first rehearsal in five years" on Tuesday, February 8. Writing on his Twitter profile, Shavo went on to call the experience "amazing," before adding, "I love my band." SYSTEM OF A DOWN officially announced its return on November 29, 2010, with the ...

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SERJ TANKIAN To Release 'Imperfect Remixes' EP; Artwork Unveiled

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian has announced plans to release the "Imperfect Remixes" EP, a collection remixes of select cuts from his 2010 album, "Imperfect Harmonies". The cover artwork for the effort was created by Patrick Call and can be viewed below. "Imperfect Harmonies" sold 10,200 copies in the United States in its ...

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SERJ TANKIAN, MIKE PATTON, IGGY POP Featured On New PRAXIS Album

On February 8, the eclectic, experimental hard rock project PRAXIS will release the latest creation, a bone-crunching new album titled "Profanation: Preparation For A Coming Darkness". The new album finds the trio once again collaborating with various musicians, this time with the spotlight clearly on lead vocalists. Among them are Iggy Pop, SYSTEM OF A ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Comeback Tour Announcement Expected On Monday

SYSTEM OF A DOWN's much-rumored comeback/reunion tour is expected to be announced on Monday, November 29, along with details of several European festival appearances in 2011, including the U.K.'s Download. When asked by a fan via Twitter if there is any truth to reports that SYSTEM OF A DOWN will play next year's Download festival, ...

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FAIR TO MIDLAND Signs Worldwide Deal With EONE MUSIC

Texas natives FAIR TO MIDLAND have signed a worldwide deal with eOne Music. The band's new album will be produced by Joe Barresi (TOOL, QUEENS OF THE STONEAGE, COHEED AND CAMBRIA) and is is scheduled for a spring 2011 release. "I've been looking forward to working with these guys for quite sometime. They're a great ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Interviewed By NIKKI SIXX (Audio)

Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and political activist Serj Tankian was interviewed on a recent edition of "Sixx Sense", the new national radio program hosted by MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx. You can now listen to the 21-minute chat below. "Imperfect Harmonies", the new album from Serj Tankian, sold 10,200 copies in the United States in its ...

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SERJ TANKIAN's 'Imperfect Harmonies' Cracks U.S. Top 40

"Imperfect Harmonies", the new album from singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and political activist Serj Tankian, sold 10,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 35 on The Billboard 200 chart. Tankian's solo debut, "Elect the Dead", opened with 66,000 units back in October 2007 to enter the ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Answers Fan-Submitted Questions (Video)

Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and political activist Serj Tankian took part in a live online video chat via Ustream on Monday, September 20. You can now watch the 25-minute question-and-answer session below. Tankian will guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" with host Bob Coburn on Monday, October 18 at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Interviewed By ShockHound (Video)

Hot Topic's ShockHound recently conducted an interview with singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and political activist Serj Tankian. You can now watch the chat below. Tankian's new solo album, "Imperfect Harmonies", was released on Tuesday (September 21) as a follow-up to his 2007 solo debut, "Elect The Dead". Unlike that album and some of his work with ...

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SERJ TANKIAN On 'Loveline': Behind-The-Scenes Footage

Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and political activist Serj Tankian was the featured guest on the September 9 edition of the nationally syndicated "Loveline" radio show with hosts Dr. Drew Pinsky and Mike. Behind-the-scenes footage from his appearance on the program can be viewed below. Tankian's new solo album, "Imperfect Harmonies", arrives on Tuesday (September 21) and ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Has A Special Message For SYSTEM OF A DOWN Fans

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian has released the following message: "I am extremely excited to announce the release of my new solo record, 'Imperfect Harmonies', on Tuesday, September 21. It represents a whole new sound, one that is a result of my musical experiences starting from SYSTEM, to my first solo record, 'Elect ...

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SERJ TANKIAN: Entire 'Imperfect Harmonies' Album Streaming Via iPhone App

Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and political activist Serj Tankian is streaming his brand-new album, "Imperfect Harmonies", in its entirety via his official iTunes app one week before the album is released by Serjical Strike/Reprise Records on September 21. "This is definitely a headphone record and one that should be experienced in sequence," says Tankian. Tankian's iPhone ...

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SERJ TANKIAN, ANCA And AYF Launch 'Yes, It's Genocide' Campaign

Grammy-winning multi-platinum singer/songwriter Serj Tankian has teamed with the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) and the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) in calling on President Obama to honor his pledge to recognize the Armenian Genocide and to take decisive action to end the genocide in Darfur, with the September 9 launch of the "Yes, It's ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Schedules 'Rockline' Appearance

Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and political activist Serj Tankian will guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" with host Bob Coburn on Monday, October 18 at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET. Fans are encouraged to speak with Tankian by calling 1-800-344-ROCK (7625). For more information, visit RocklineRadio.com. "Left Of Center", the ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Talks New Solo Album, Tour (Video)

Kerrang! magazine conducted an interview with singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and political activist Serj Tankian at this year's Reading festival, which was held this past weekend in the United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. Tankian's new solo album, entitled "Imperfect Harmonies", is scheduled for release on September 21 via Serjical Strike/Reprise Records. The ...

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SERJ TANKIAN: 'No Decisions' Made About SYSTEM OF A DOWN

According to The Pulse of Radio, SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian will release his second solo album, "Imperfect Harmonies", on September 21, but still has nothing to report on the SYSTEM front since the band went on hiatus four years ago. "Shavo [Odadjian, bassist] got married like two months ago, we were all ...

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SERJ TANKIAN: 'Left Of Center' Video Released

"Left Of Center", the new video from singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and political activist Serj Tankian, can be viewed below. The song comes off Tankian's new solo album, entitled "Imperfect Harmonies", which is scheduled for release on September 21 via Serjical Strike/Reprise Records. The CD is the second solo effort from the SYSTEM OF A DOWN ...

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SERJ TANKIAN: New Projects In The Works

According to Billboard.com, SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian already has several other projects lined up in addition to the release of his second album, "Imperfect Harmonies", which is due September 21 on Serjical Strike/Reprise Records. His musical "Prometheus Bound" is scheduled to open in March 2011 at the American Repertory Theater ...

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OZZFEST 2010: Set Times For Kick-Off Show Revealed

Ozzfest is back and fans aren't the only ones excited about it — this year's performers are pumped up, as illustrated by the quotes below. Launching Saturday, August 14 in San Bernardino, California — the birthplace of the first Ozzfest in 1996 — this year's tour will include main stage artists OZZY OSBOURNE, MÖTLEY CRÜE, ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Discusses 'Imperfect Harmonies' Album In New Video Interview

CrankItUp.se conducted an interview with singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and political activist Serj Tankian during his recent visit to Gothenburg, Sweden. Watch the chat below. As previously reported, Tankian has postponed the street date of his new solo album, entitled "Imperfect Harmonies", in order to package the recording in the same tree-free paper he has used ...

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SERJ TANKIAN: 'Imperfect Harmonies' Release Pushed Back Two Weeks

Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and political activist Serj Tankian has postponed the street date of his new solo album, entitled "Imperfect Harmonies", in order to package the recording in the same tree-free paper he has used for his previous release, "Elect the Dead". The eco-friendly paper was not available to create the packaging for "Imperfect Harmonies" ...

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THE F.C.C. Releases First Single

THE FLYING CUNTS OF CHAOS (THE F.C.C.), SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian's current backing band, has just released its first single, "Daysheet Blues", via iTunes. THE F.C.C. began touring with Tankian after the release of his debut solo album, "Elect The Dead", in late 2007. The band performed its first show ...

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