The band let slip details and announce extra London show...

System Of A Down have confirmed final details of their new album.

The group have announced that the first CD from their new double record ‘Mezmerize’/’Hypnotize’ will be released on May 16.

The second CD, ’Hypnotize’, will follow in the autumn. A new single, ’B.Y.O.B’, is out on May 2.

The album is made up of from 30 songs, which were recorded at producer Rick Rubin’s Laurel Canyon Studio in autumn last year. The album was mixed by Andy Wallace, who also mixed the band’s previous efforts ‘Toxicity’ and ‘Steal This Album!’.

Additionally, the band have announced they will play a extra London date in April ahead of their June tour.

The full dates are:

London Astoria (April 4)

London Brixton Academy (June 3-5)

Manchester Evening News Arena (14)

Glasgow SECC (15)

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