Shavo Odadjian has his first crack at being on the other side of a camera for the 'Toxicity' promo...

SYSTEM OF A DOWN bassist SHAVO ODADJIAN is to make his directorial debut for the group’s forthcoming single ‘TOXICITY’.

The title track from the group’s current album is likely to be released as a single in the US at the start of 2002.

MTVnews reports that Odadjian will direct the promo for the track, which is due to start filming next month in LA. He has previously had a hand in the group’s videos, assisting with ideas for the ‘Chop Suey!’ video.

A spokesperson for the group is currently unavailable to confirm a UK release date for the track.