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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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Fascinating Fact: 4173551

29th April 2014

Rockers Linkin Park's new album, The Hunting Party, will feature guest spots from Tom Morello and System Of A Down star Daron Malakian.

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Justin Timberlake Second No.1 Album Of 2013 With '20/20 Experience 2 Of 2'

By Lauren James | 9th October 2013

This year, the Justin Timberlake maelstrom of catchy songs, radio-worthy beats and finger-snappin' hits has cleaned up the charts, with a second Number One album, The 20/20 Experience 2 of 2, to accompany March's predecessor,...

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Green Day Play Dookie In Full At Reading Festival

24th August 2013

Green Day performed 'Dookie' in full at Reading Festival last night (23.08.13).The punk rock superstars were headlining the first night of the event and treated fans when they played their iconic 1995 album in its...

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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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Biffy Clyro To Headline Reading And Leeds Festival

5th February 2013

Biffy Clyro will headline Reading and Leeds festivals this summer. The 'Black Chandelier' rockers - who reached number one in the UK album charts with their new record 'Opposites' on Sunday (02.02.13) - will headline...

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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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Guns N' Roses Defend Taking To The Stage Late

13th October 2011

Guns N' Roses have "set the record straight" on their late appearance at the Rock in Rio festival. The 'Welcome to the Jungle' group - notorious for breaking curfews and making fans wait hours before...

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Linkin Park Close Download 2011

13th June 2011

Linkin Park closed the UK's Download rock festival last night (12.06.11).The 'Crawling' rockers ended the three day event which also saw performances from metal heavyweights including Rob Zombie, System of a Down, Alice Cooper, The...

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System Of A Down Fans To Choose Reunion Setlist

11th April 2011

Newly reunited rockers System Of A Down are giving fans the chance to decide which songs the band should play when they return to the stage this summer (11).The group, fronted by Serj Tankian, announced...

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Iron Maiden Nominated For Golden God Award

9th March 2011

Iron Maiden and Bullet For My Valentine will go head-to-head in the Best UK Band category at this year's Metal Hammer Golden God Awards. The bands face competition from Skindred, Architects and Bring Me The...

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Deff Leppard, Linkin Park And System Of A Down To Headline Download

23rd February 2011

DEF LEPPARD, the reformed SYSTEM OF A DOWN and LINKIN PARK will headline this summer's (Jun11) Download Festival in the U.K.Def Leppard will close the weekend event's opening night on 10 June (11), SOAD will...

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System Of A Down Make Plans For 2011 Reunion

21st December 2010

Armenian-Americans SYSTEM OF A DOWN are to reunite for a series of shows in Europe next year (11).The acclaimed quartet announced an indefinite hiatus in 2006 and haven't worked together as a band since. But,...

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Fascinating Fact 9856

23rd August 2010

Rapper RZA and former SYSTEM OF A DOWN star SHAVO ODADJIAN have formed a new band, called AcHoZeN. The odd couple joined forces in the studio while Odadjian was teaching the Wu Tang Clan star...

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Odadjian Shaken By Boxcutter Girl

23rd August 2010

Former SYSTEM OF A DOWN star SHAVO ODADJIAN is still wary of fan encounters after one crazy devotee came at him with a box cutter at an instore signing and attempted to cut off his...

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System Broke Up To Stay Together

23rd August 2010

The members of rock band SYSTEM OF A DOWN agreed to an indefinite hiatus to stave off a permanent split after success started to get the better of them.Bassist Shavo Odadjian has revealed the real...

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System Star Shavo Stole Schwarzenegger's Thunder On Ac/dc Shoot

22nd August 2010

Former SYSTEM OF A DOWN star SHAVO ODADJIAN once sneaked into an AC DC video shoot and stole the show from ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER.A pal of the rocker was charged with printing passes for the Big...

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Odadjian Earns Clinton's Respect With Perfect Impression

22nd August 2010

Funk superstar GEORGE CLINTON was so impressed with rocker SHAVO ODADJIAN's perfect impersonation of him he insisted the former SYSTEM OF A DOWN star step up to the mic in the studio.Odadjian was producing tracks...

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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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Ozzy Osbourne's Hunt For New Talent

14th June 2010

Ozzy Osbourne feels obligated to help new talent.The veteran rocker will choose an unsigned act to support him at his iTunes festival concert at London's Roundhouse next month after music expert Gill Mills - who...

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System Of A Down Win Royalties Battle

25th May 2010

Rockers SYSTEM OF A DOWN have won their battle with the bosses of a British publishing company who accused the band of ripping off an Iraq War protest song they own.Maxwood Music executives sued Daron...

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Scars On Broadway Return

14th April 2010

SYSTEM OF A DOWN spin-off group SCARS ON BROADWAY will return to the stage in May (10), six months after they cancelled their North American tour.Fans were left fearing for the future of the band,...

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Festival Update

13th April 2010

More acts have been added to The Reading and Leeds festival line ups, including Mystery Jets, New Young Pony Club and System Of a Down singer Serj Tankian.The UK festivals - which take place over...

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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 8277

3rd November 2009

Three members of SYSTEM OF A DOWN gave fans a Halloween treat on Saturday night (31Oct09) with a reunion show in Los Angeles. Drummer JOHN DOLMAYAN, guitarist DARON MALAKIAN and SHAVO ODADJIAN performed three songs...

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Dolmayan Auditions For Pumpkins

20th April 2009

SYSTEM OF A DOWN rocker JOHN DOLMAYAN has auditioned to become SMASHING PUMPKINS' new drummer. Frontman Billy Corgan is rebuilding the band after the departure of percussionist Jimmy Chamberlin earlier this year (09). And he's considering...

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Rocker Dolmayan Buys First Superman Comic

16th March 2009

SYSTEM OF A DOWN rocker JOHN DOLMAYAN has paid $317,200 (£226,571) to buy the first ever SUPERMAN comic at an online auction. The untouched Action Comic No.1 - which shows the Man of Steel lifting a...

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Scars Scrap North American Tour

7th October 2008

SYSTEM OF A DOWN spin-off group SCARS ON BROADWAY have scrapped their first North American tour because frontman DARON MALAKIAN isn't in the mood to hit the road. The rocker and bandmate John Dolmayan have...

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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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