System Of A Down Biography

System of a Down, also known by the acronym SOAD and often shortened to System, is an American rock band from Southern California, formed in 1994. The band currently consists of four Armenian-Americans: Daron Malakian (vocals, guitar), Serj Tankian (lead vocals, occasional keyboards and rhythm guitar), Shavo Odadjian (bass, background vocals) and John Dolmayan (drums).

The band achieved commercial success with the release of five studio albums, of which three debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. System of a Down has been nominated for four Grammy Awards, and their song "B.Y.O.B." won the Best Hard Rock Performance of 2006. The group went on hiatus in August 2006 and reunited in November 2010, embarking on a tour for the following three years.

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System Of A Down confirm that they are not working on a new album

The band had fuelled speculation that they could be putting out new material at a recent gig

  • Aug 1, 2013

System Of A Down bassist asks fans if they should replace frontman Serj Tankian

Shavo Odadjian says he is 'furious' that the band have not released an album since 2005

  • May 22, 2013

System Of A Down's Serj Tankian streams new album 'Harakiri' in full – listen

Singer's third solo effort will be released next Monday (July 9)

  • Jul 2, 2012

Serj Tankian: 'System Of A Down have no plans for a new album'

Singer says the band need to get in the right 'headspace' before they can enter the studio

  • May 9, 2012

System Of A Down drummer says a new album is 'going to happen'

John Dolmayan says that there are plans for a new LP, but not for a while

  • Oct 5, 2011

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System Of A Down Reviews

System Of A Down : Steal this Album

System Of A Down : Steal this Album

...insane, ridiculous, a brain-pan pizza with extra mushrooms...

  • Dec 13, 2002

System Of A Down : Aerials

...like finding the Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse competing in a gymkhana...

  • Jun 11, 2002

Various : Pledge Of Allegiance

Nu-metal behemoths recorded live. Be afraid...

  • Apr 5, 2002

System Of A Down : Birmingham Academy

Disorder, disorder, disorder: it’s a song of the times, a sign of the times, the only slogan you need...

  • Apr 2, 2002

System Of A Down : Toxicity

...very hard to listen to without travel sickness pills...

  • Feb 12, 2002

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