Posted on 14 October 2012 by SOADomized
Ever since System of a Down took a break from making music with each other, various solo projects were formed by the band members. In the case of singer Serj Tankian, critics have been entered split decisions when it comes to his solo material, but Tankian arguably created his greatest solo achievement in 2012 with ‘Harakiri.’
Referencing the ritualistic suicide of the Japanese samurai, ‘Harakiri’ comments on political, social and natural issues, using the ‘Harakiri’ concept to draw parallels with recent and mysterious mass deaths of animals. ‘Harakiri’ boasts must-hear tracks such as ‘Butterfly,’ ‘Figure it Out’ and the title track, ‘Harakiri.’
Posted on 02 September 2012 by SOADomized
On this week’s episode of 120 Minutes, singer-songwriter and System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian talks about his VMAs experience and his new album Harakiri. Tankian knows a little bit about the VMAs — not only has his band played the show, but he joined the Foo Fighters for a snarling cover of the Dead Kennedys’ “Holiday in Cambodia” at the 2007 awards in Las Vegas. This episode of 120 Minutes kick things off with “Lonely Boy,” the first single off the Black Key‘s album El Camino, plus videos from other rock nominees Coldplay, Linkin Park.