Tag: System Of A Down

Review: “Scales And Details” by Somehow Jo

Initially formed in 2009 by Sakari Karjalainen (Guitar) and Christian Saurén (Guitar, Vocals) it wasn’t until 2013 that Finnish Progressive Metal act Somehow Jo took its final form when Lassi Peiponen (Drums) and Eero Aaltonen (Bass, Vocals) joined the band. Taking two years to write and record their debut album and work on their chemistry,

Review: “Box of Frogs (Poison)” by Abstractian

A box is full of poisonous frogs from a laboratory in a bleak future where the Earth is but an apocalyptic wasteland depicted in glorious technicolor in the cover art is the first thing that you might see from Abstractian (pronounced Ab-stract-ee-an), a science fiction moment that plays on the bands love of the genre

NEWS: System Of A Down back on the fundraising trail!

A music video for the recently released System Of A Down single “Genocidal Humanoidz” has been put together by bassist Shavo Odadjian alongside Adam Mason, Simon Boyes and Deep Sky as the band continue their fundraising campaign for wounded Armenian soldiers. The video follows a live stream event which has also now been released in

NEWS: Enquire Within transmitting System Of A Down!

The third part of the Under The Covers sessions from London Metalcore merchants Enquire Within has found its way to our ear drums. Having already given us choice cuts by Avenged Sevenfold and Power Trip, they’ve now gone to “Toxicity” by System Of A Down and the festival going crowd sing-a-long favourite “Aerials“. Having already

NEWS: August Burns Red put on a little make-up…

Of all the things that the year of the Great Plague has brought us, the last thing we expected was this. We’ve been totally blindsided by our Technical Metalcore heroes August Burns Red who have seemingly out of nowhere unleashed a cover of “Chop Suey!” By System Of A Down. It may have been done

NEWS: The Agonist’s Vicky Psarakis covers System Of A Down!

It’s been what… 6 days since the new System Of A Down double A side single materialised and already Vicky Psarakis and Cody Johnstone have recorded their own cover version of the headline song “Protect The Land“. For those unfamiliar, Psarakis is perhaps better known as the frontwoman of Canadian Metallers The Agonist and has been using

NEWS: System Of A Down unleash two new cuts for Armenia!

Much to everyone’s surprise, System Of A Down have, after 15 long years unveiled not one but two new songs in “Protect The Land” and “Genocidal Humanoidz” after a long period of disquiet in the media about opposing political view points within the band. The funds raised from the songs are a charity donation to

Bootleg: Fear Factory in Columbus Ohio!

The run of Ozzfest sets from 20 years ago that have surfaced over the past few weeks from Liberated Tape Archive have been a nostalgic pleasure and this one which sees Fear Factory at the Polaris Amphitheatre in Columbus Ohio on on 14th June 1999 will be familiar to more than most. Why? Because it