System Of A Down's creativity reached such a peak when they began recording
their upcoming album they had no choice but to release the long player in two
The CHOP SUEY! rockers could not bring themselves to choose between their
songs so MEZMERIZE will hit shops next month (MAY05) and HYPNOTIZE will follow
six months later (NOV05).
Guitarist DARON MALKIAN says, "When we started recording, we were focused
on making every song the best it could be, to really give a thousand per cent
to every single track.
"Doing a two-album set never entered into our thought process. But when we
looked at all the songs we had and arbitrarily tried to choose 'the best' 14
for one album, we realised that they all connected with each other. We didn't
idea, it chased us."