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See SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SERJ TANKIAN In O.R.K.'s 'Black Blooms' Video

From Blabbermouth SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian is featured in the music video for the song "Black Blooms" from O.R.K., featuring Italy's celebrated vocalist, producer and award-winning film score composer Lorenzo Esposito Fornasari a.k.a LEF (lead vocals), KING CRIMSON's Pat Mastelotto (drums), PORCUPINE TREE's Colin Edwin (bass), MARTA SUI TUBI's Carmelo Pipitone (guitar). The track appears on O.R.K.'s new album "Ramagehead", which will be released on February 22 via Kscope. The cover art for the album was created by TOOLguitarist Adam Jones and can be seen below. "Ramagehead" was created from O.R.K.'s collective vision, unique influences and a multi-layered reflection of their powerful and engaging live experience. The resulting epic contains all the ingredients of a fiery O.R.K....

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O.R.k team up with System Of A Down’s Serj Tankian for new single Black Blooms

From Loudersound.com by Scott Munro Prog outfit O.R.k. have teamed up with System Of A Down frontman Serj Tankian for their new single Black Blooms. Not only does Tankian split vocal duties with Italian singer Lorenzo Esposito Fornasari (aka Lef), but the SOAD man also appears in the video for the track, which can be watched below. Along with Lef, O.R.k. features King Crimson drummer Pat Mastelotto, former Porcupine Tree bassist Colin Edwin and Marta Sui Tubi guitarist Carmelo Pipitone. Black Blooms will feature on O.R.k.’s upcoming album Ramagehead, which will launch on February 22 through Kscope. Edwin says the collaboration between the band and Tankian came about thanks to producer Bill Laswell, who played played bass on Lef's 2018...

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Ara Malikian released new song “The Rough Dog” featuring System of a Down’s Serj Tankian

From allpunkedup by Camilla Adams The past Friday, December 14th  the Lebanese-born Armenian violinist Ara Malikian featuring System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian released “The Rough Dog” song that Tankian himself described as a “totally whacky fun track I sang on about a dog.” “The Rough Dog” will appear on Malikian’s forthcoming album, Royal Garage. “Royal Garage World Tour” it’s Ara Malikian’s latest project, is a tribute to garage bands. The artist found a charm and characteristic sounds, taking them as “areas of culture, the exchange of music and places of artistic creation” so important that pays tribute to the current tour, passing through Portugal in May 2018. Ara Malikian, an interpreter and composer, began to play influenced by...

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HEAR SERJ TANKIAN TEAM WITH VIOLINIST ARA MALIKIAN ON INSANE NEW FOLK-METAL SONG

From Revolver by Luke Winkie System of a Down singer Serj Tankian is not a man who's known for his levity, but if you want to catch a softer side of the Armenian hammer, he jumped on an instrumental from the Lebanese-born violinist Ara Malikian to sing a song about a particularly mean Cujo-esque pooch called "The Rough Dog." The song unfurls in exactly the way you'd expect. A few violin scratches from Malikian to establish the vibe, with Tankian switching between his trademark operatic and hip-hop tones. (If you ever wanted to hear Serj malign poorly disciplined dogs that won't stop biting your legs, now is your chance.) The whole thing has a bizarre, folky looseness to it that we enjoy. Below, in Episode 1 of our exclusive three-part...

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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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