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Serj Tankian Set To Release Soundtrack For Award Winning Film Spitak

From Broadway World: Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum recording artist, songwriter, composer, poet and visual artist Serj Tankian will be releasing the soundtrack to award winning filmSpitak via his own label Serjical Strike Records. This marks the fifth feature film with Serj Tankian at the helm as composer of the musical score. Spitak - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is slated for a global release via iTunes, Spotify, Apple Music and other digital platforms worldwide on November 30.Directed by the acclaimed Alexander Kott, Spitak tells a powerfully dramatic story of the true to life harrowing natural disaster of the Spitak earthquake that shook the country of Armenia on December 7, 1988. Kott himself described Spitak as "a requiem film," through which he...

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Revolver Video Interview Series Part 3

From Revolver: SEE SERJ TANKIAN TALK SCORING FILMS, WHY ORCHESTRAS ARE "EASIER" THAN BANDS System of a Down frontman, solo artist and score composer Serj Tankian invited Revolverinto his home last year to film an exclusive three-part "The Art of Work" video series. In the final episode, he talks about his core belief that artists must switch things up in order to keep learning, challenging themselves and creating inspiring art. He connects this principle to his work composing for films, explaining how the restrictions that are inherent in that process ignite his creativity, and why he finds orchestras "easier" to work with than bands. Click Below To Watch Interview On Revolver's Website

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‘FURIOUS’ SCORE BY SERJ TANKIAN AMONG BEST SCORES OF 2017, EUROPEAN EDITION | MOVIE MUSIC UK

From FilmMusicDaily The good folks over at Movie Music UK have released their seventh installment of their picks for best scores released in Europe, and Serj Tankian’s score to Furious (now playing in select theaters across Europe) is among the eight on the shortlist.  If you’re following Serj Tannin’s career outside of System of a Down, then this album is a must-hear.  The score allowed him to allowed him to “do ethnic folk instrumentation, huge bombastic orchestra and percussion, and fucking heavy metal guitars and some drums.,” (Loudwire)  Below is a full review from Movie Music UK. See the full list at Movie Music UK. FURIOUS: THE LEGEND OF KOLOVRAT – Serj Tankian Furious: Legend of Kolovrat – or Легенда о Коловрате –...

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"Industrialized Overload" Now Available on iTunes And Streaming Platforms Worldwide

Hope you all had a happy and memorable New Year's Eve. For all those who subscribed to our email database, I hope you're enjoying "Industrialized Overload." The deadline for the free download was Dec 31st. If you haven't gotten it you can now get it via iTunes, Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer and the rest of the streaming services. Here are some useful links. Spotify -https://open.spotify.com/album/1BDWCUTI5CBgeve50cn7nD iTunes/Apple Music - https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/industrialized-overload-single/1329059203 Deezer - http://www.deezer.com/album/53805092

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Serj Tankian Talks New Film Scores, Chris Cornell, What's Next For System of a Down

From Rolling Stone By Kory Grow Reports of Serj Tankian never wanting to sing again are greatly exaggerated. Earlier this month, news spread that the System of a Down frontman was interested only in instrumental music now and that in an interview he'd even said, "Screw vocals." When he thinks about that story now, he laughs. "That was from an interview I'd done, like, five or six months ago when I was in Moscow doing press for the movie Furious – The Legend of Kolovrat, which I did the score for," he says. "I don't remember saying 'screw vocals,' but it may have been when they were showing the film and someone was asking me about vocals, and I said...

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