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Deftones Announces Co-Headlining Summer Tour with System Of A Down, Working On New Album

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Multi-platinum alternative rock band Deftones have announced a summer tour supporting System Of A Down. The two-week summer jaunt kicks off on August 2nd in Philadelphia, PA and wraps August 15th in Chicago, IL.

From their 1994 debut Adrenaline to their platinum-certified, Billboard chart-topping, Grammy-winning breakthrough album White Pony, Deftones have continually crossed-over genres, defied categorization and delivered compelling live performances around the world. The Sacramento band’s 2010 release Diamond Eyes was named iTunes’ “Rock Album of the Year,” …

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System Of A Down Rock Am Ring 2011 Full Set (WATCH)

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System Of A Down played Saturday at the Rock Am Ring festival in Germany. Check out their setlist and video below:

Setlist (Courtesy of
Prison Song
Soldier Side – Intro
Deer Dance
Chop Suey!
Lonely Day
Kill Rock ‘n Roll
Lost in Hollywood

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System Of A Down Launch Auction To Benefit Japan

April 20, 2011 drainu182 0

For each date of their upcoming North American and EU Headline Tour, System of a Down are auctioning a pair of tickets, plus a personal lunch with John Dolmayan.

All proceeds will benefit Music For Relief’s Earthquake and Tsunami Relief efforts in Japan. Click HERE to bid now.

In addition, John will be auctioning off his personal drum kit at the end of the tour.

The kit will be autographed by John and a collection of other noted drummers… More …

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System Of A Down Announce Tour Dates

March 1, 2011 drainu182 0

System Of A Down have officially announced tour dates. Check out the message from the band’s website below:

Hello Friends,

We’re excited to announce a handful of North American headline shows before our trip to Europe this summer. Gogol Bordello will be joining us as special guests.

The first group of dates is listed below, along with on-sale dates and ticketing information.

Stay tuned to the newly launched for more touring news, to follow very soon!

5/10/11: Edmonton, AL …

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System Of A Down Return, Announce 2011 Tour

November 29, 2010 drainu182 0

We were all hoping that it would happen but were kind of losing hope. It’s official. System Of A Down is back. Check out the message below from the band and their just announced tour dates.

Hello All,

We are excited to announce that System will be playing some dates together in 2011.

We also want to thank you for your loyalty and support, not only to System Of A Down, but to all of our solo efforts as well. …

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Cypress Hill Debuts “Armada Latina” Video

April 13, 2010 drainu182 0

CYPRESS HILL has announced dates for a string of North American and European shows set to kick off May 11th at the Warehouse in Houston, Texas. Fans attending the shows will see the group (emcees B-Real and Sen Dog, DJ Julio G and percussionist Eric Bobo) tearing through a set list blending classic tracks with new favorites such as “Rise Up” and “Armada Latina,” both featured on the upcoming album RISE UP, in stores April 20th. For ticket information, please …

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TAP Exclusive Interview: Serj Tankian (New Album Elect the Dead Symphony Out Now!)

March 9, 2010 drainu182 0

Serj Tankian, a Grammy Award winner and one of rock’s most unconventional frontmen, will perform Elect the Dead Symphony — a very special orchestral interpretation of Tankian’s critically acclaimed solo debut Elect the Dead — for two very special live shows to take place this summer.

Tankian will recreate Elect the Dead Symphony — which had its dynamic inaugural performance at New Zealand’s majestic Auckland Town Hall with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra in March 2009 — with the …

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New Cypress Hill Album Features All-Star Guest Lineup

February 23, 2010 drainu182 0
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Cypress Hill returns April 6th with RISE UP (Priority/EMI), an album whose thrilling mix of deep grooves and hard riffs are amplified by guest appearances from Rage Against The Machine/Street Sweeper Social Club guitarist Tom Morello, Linkin Park vocalist Mike Shinoda, System of a Down guitarist/vocalist Daron Malakian, singer-songwriter Marc Anthony, rapper Pitbull, Everlast, Young De, Evidence, The Alchemist and comic legends Cheech & Chong.

The album spotlights not one, but two lead singles: the incendiary title cut “Rise Up,” …

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Serj Tankian announces Natiowide screenings of Elect the Dead Symphony / Pre-order up

January 28, 2010 drainu182 0

Reprise Records and Serj Tankian have teamed up with theatrical distributor Cinema Purgatorio to present a series of nationwide screenings of Tankian’s Elect the Dead Symphony — a very special orchestral interpretation of Tankian’s critically acclaimed solo debut Elect the Dead. The dynamic one-off performance was recorded and filmed in HD by six cameras at the majestic Auckland Town Hall in New Zealand with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra.

The dramatic result has been captured in the Elect the Dead Symphony …

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Scars on Broadway “World Long Gone” Video

September 10, 2008 drainu182 0

Joel Schumaker (of crappy mid 90s Batman movies and The Number 23) directed the video for “World Long Gone”, the second single from System Of A Down side project Scars on Broadway. Something tells me that this is just as “good” as Schumaker’s previous work. Watch it over here. What do you think?