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System Of A Down’s Serj Tankian To Release Solo “Live At Leeds” Album In April

System Of A Down vocalist Serj Tankian will be releasing a live album from his solo days with his backing band The F.C.C.. Titled “Live At Leeds“, that effort appears to have been recorded back during his 2008 appearance at the annual ‘Leeds Festival‘. This live outing will hit digital service providers on April 08th and can be pre-saved here. For now, Tankian has shared a preview of the featured live rendition of “Empty Walls” from that set below:   “Live At Leeds” will be streaming everywhere on April 8. Here’s a short snippet of “Empty Walls” for now. I’m excited to share more from that memorable festival set performed with my band The F.C.C. in the days to come. Check out https://t.co/ydXjD4nz4H to pre-save on @spotify pic.twitter.com/3An5PZev4e — Serj Tankian...

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Tom Morello, Serj Tankian, and More Join Afghan Schoolgirls for “God Help Us All”: Stream

By Jon Hadusek / Consequence (Full Article) Tom Morello, Serj Tankian, and more have teamed up with The Miraculous Love Kids — a group comprised of Afghan schoolgirls — for the Morello-penned song “God Help Us All.” We previously covered the schoolgirls’ collaboration with Sammy Hagar and Chad Kroeger — a cover of Steve Miller Band’s “Fly Like an Eagle.” Before the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban on August 15, 2021, The Miraculous Love Kids — a non-profit organization — was the country’s only school of music where guitar lessons were taught to girls and young women. “Today, our lives are in great danger as the success we achieved in becoming part of an international cultural scene has now marked us for persecution,” the organization...

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'Making a Stronger Impact Artistically' — An In-Depth Discussion About NFTs With System of a Down’s Serj Tankian

By Jamie Redman | Bitcoin.com Last month, the lead vocalist of System of a Down, Serj Tankian, hosted an art exhibition with the non-fungible token (NFT) platform and marketplace Curio NFT. The physical and virtual-melded art show was called “Not for Touching” and this week Tankian told Bitcoin.com News that he believes NFT technology has opened new doors for his artistic expression. This week Bitcoin.com News chatted with System of a Down’s (SoaD) lead vocalist, Serj Tankian, about non-fungible token (NFT) tech and how it has given him the ability to express his art in a new way. In December, Tankian and Curio NFT hosted an art exhibition featuring the artist’s NFT artwork called “Not for Touching.” Read full article: 'Making a Stronger Impact Artistically'...

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System of a Down’s Serj Tankian on His New NFT Exhibition, Film Scores, and Upcoming Projects

By Consequence Staff | Consequence (Consequence Podcast Network) Serj Tankian sits down with Kyle Meredith to talk about his new art and music exhibition, Not for Touching: The Intangible Exhibition, which finds the System of a Down frontman animating his paintings, setting them to music, and presenting them in the NFT world. Read full article:  System of a Down’s Serj Tankian on His New NFT Exhibition, Film Scores, and Upcoming Projects

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Q&A: Serj Tankian On TUMO Learning Centers And Why He Gives Back To Education

By Steve Baltin | Forbes Talk to System Of A Down frontman Serj Tankian, as I have countless times over the years, and you will find Tankian is as much, or even more, of an activist than he is a musician. And that passion he brings to his activism is particularly strong when it comes to his Armenian roots. So even when he had COVID recently and was forced to postpone System's two shows at Los Angeles' Banc Of California stadium, he was more than happy to take time out to discuss his role with TUMO, the Center For Creative Technologies, which started in Armenia and has now grown globally. Founded by Sam and Sylva Simonian, the incredibly ambitious program...

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