By Tristan Kinnett | MXDWN Serj Tankian of System of a Down shared a new music video for “How Many Times,” which is one of the songs off of his March 2021 solo EP Elasticity. It’s a stop-motion video directed by Roger Kupelian, who was the visual effects director for Lord of the Rings and X-Men. Read full article: Serj Tankian Shares New Stop-Motion Video for “How Many Times?”
By Jon Bistein | Rolling Stone System of a Down’s Serj Tankian has released the new music video for “Rumi,” a track of his recent solo EP Elasticity. Read full article: Serj Tankian Shows the Power of Sage Advice in New ‘Rumi’ Video
By Kory Grow | Rolling Stone Serj Tankian mocks would-be martyrs and jihadists waging war in the name of religion on “Your Mom,” a track off his recent Elasticity EP. He plays up the song’s cartoonish side in a new lyric video. Read full article: See Serj Tankian Compare Holy Wars to ‘Your Mom’ in New Lyric Video
By Rob Duguay | FLOOD Magazine Whether it’s with System of a Down or as a solo artist, Serj Tankian is always making music with a message. It could be commentary on the political structure of the United States, the conflict in Armenia, or more personal outlooks and reflections, delivering these messages with his trademark intensely operatic voice that fuels his artistic identity. Tankian runs the gamut on these topics with his new Elasticity EP, released via Alchemy Recordings and BMG Rights Management earlier this month. Along with the new record, he’s been working on film and video game soundtracks—adding to his work on the 2016 film 1915 about the Armenian genocide, the 2017 documentary Intent to Destroy, and the first-person shooter video game Midnight Star that came out in...
By Conny Chavez | MXDWN System of a Down’s lead singer, Serj Tankian, has released a five-track solo EP titled Elasticity. It should come as no surprise that Tankian overtly voices his political concerns on recent Armenian protests and wars on this project. Tankian’s well-respected heavy metal vocal range and distinct voice are still center stage though. Elasticity holds a System of a Down Toxicity vibe, but of course, through a Tankian lens. It seems as though only Tankian knows how to perfect the mixture of classical, electronica and heavy metal music; he’s an alchemist of sorts. Read full article: Album Review: Serj Tankian – Elasticity EP