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Avicii Announces Album Guests

22nd July 2014

Avicii will be joined by Chris Martin, Billie Joe Armstrong, Jon Bon Jovi and a string of other stars on his new album.The 'Hey Brother' star - whose real name is Tim Bergling- has also...

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System Of A Down: 'We Are Not Replacing Serj Tankian'

22nd May 2013

Heavy rockers System Of A Down have dismissed reports they are seeking to replace frontman Serj Tankian after bassist Shavo Odadjian went public with his frustrations over the singer's solo career.The Chop Suey! hitmakers have...

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Tom Morello Recruits Rock Pals For New Occupy Anthem

28th September 2012

Rocker and activist Tom Morello has teamed up with System Of A Down's Serj Tankian and Rise Against frontman Tim Mcilrath to record a new song in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement.The Rage...

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Heavy Rock Heavyweights Pay Tribute To Abbott At Dimebag Bash

15th December 2011

System Of A Down frontman Serj Tankian, Tom Morello and Disturbed star David Draiman were among the rockers who paid tribute to late Pantera guitarist Darrell 'DIMEBAG' ABBOTT at a marathon party in Hollywood on...

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Tankian Postpones Album Release

10th August 2010

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman SERJ TANKIAN is delaying the release of his new solo album - so he can print the packaging on eco-friendly paper.The heavy rocker was expected to drop Imperfect Harmonies, his...

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Tankian Rules Out System Of A Down Reunion

26th January 2010

Rocker SERJ TANKIAN has ruled out a full SYSTEM OF A DOWN reunion, insisting the group remains on an indefinite hiatus - despite reports to the contrary.Bass player Shavo Odadjian gave fans reasons for hope...

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Fascinating Fact 6083

2nd October 2008

Former FAITH NO MORE frontman MIKE PATTON and SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer SERJ TANKIAN have recorded a new tune together for the soundtrack of RUSSELL CROWE and LEONARDO DiCAPRIO's action film BODY OF LIES....

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Tankian Takes To The Broadway Stage With New Musical

24th May 2008

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman SERJ TANKIAN is secretly working on a new musical with playwright STEVEN SATER. The rocker is reportedly turning Greek tragedy Prometheus Bound into a stage spectacular, and he has already...

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Tankian Promotes Hologram Tours

10th April 2008

Former SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman SERJ TANKIAN is urging eco-conscious rockers to stop showing up for gigs - and project themselves onstage instead to save the environment. The rocker claims his peers could cut...

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Rockers Campaign For Armenian Justice

3rd May 2006

SYSTEM OF A DOWN bandmates SERJ TANKIAN and JOHN DOLMAYAN marched in Washington DC last week (24APR06), calling on the Turkish government to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide. The pair, both born in Lebanon of Armenian...

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Rockers To Highlight Armenian Genocide In Washington

5th April 2006

SYSTEM OF A DOWN rockers SERJ TANKIAN and JOHN DOLMAYAN will lobby congressional leaders at the end of the month (APR06), in an attempt to get them to end their complicity in Turkey's ongoing denial...

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Tankian's Threat To Stalkers

16th November 2005

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman SERJ TANKIAN has threatened to shoot any fans who try to stalk him. The rocker is grateful he has yet to experience any obsessive behaviour, but has a stark...

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System Of A Down Plea For Genocide Recognition

10th November 2005

SYSTEM OF A DOWN rocker SERJ TANKIAN has staged a rally to build support for a bill which would recognise the mass murder of millions of Armenians as genocide. Tankian, whose grandfather is...

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Tankian: 'Politics Affects Everything'

25th May 2005

SYSTEM OF A DOWN star SERJ TANKIAN hopes his band's outspoken music will encourage fans to get more involved with politics. Tankian, who co-founded activist website AXIS OF JUSTICE with AUDIOSLAVE's TOM MORELLO,...

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Morello Calls On UK Youth To Change The World

6th April 2005

AUDIOSLAVE rocker TOM MORELLO has urged young British voters to realise their political power - and help change the world. The former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE star, who masterminds the campaign group Axis Of...

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Dixie Chicks And Norah Jones On Shortlist Panel

2nd August 2004

NORAH JONES, the DIXIE CHICKS and JOHN MAYER are among the musicians who will select the third annual SHORTLIST MUSIC PRIZE this year (04). Others on the judging panel for the prize, which will...

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Rockers Team Up To Fight Los Angeles Hunger + Homelessness

15th July 2004

Outspoken rock activists TOM MORELLO and SERJ TANKIAN's AXIS OF JUSTICE organisation is planning its biggest awareness concert ever this weekend (17JUL04) in Los Angeles. RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS star FLEA, PETE YORN, JURASSIC...

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Rock Stars Help Striking Grocery Workers

19th December 2003

Former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE star TOM MORELLO and SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SERJ TANKIAN are offering striking grocery workers in California a little Christmas cheer after hastily organising a benefit concert. Grocery workers...

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Automator Remixes Bird

30th July 2003

DAN 'THE AUTOMATOR' NAKAMURA, SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SERJ TANKIAN and MESHELL NDEGEOCELLO are among the artists who are tweaking the music of legendary jazz saxophonist CHARLIE PARKER for a new tribute. The new...

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