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Q&A: Serj Tankian On His Activist Voice, ‘If It’s The Truth I Have To Say It’

By Steve Baltin | Forbes The documentary Truth To Power is a powerful look at Serj Tankian as an activist, tracing his ascent as an activist/multi-platinum frontman in System Of A Down from his childhood to college at Cal State University Northridge to his heroes' welcome in Armenia last year during the revolution. While most Tankian interviews focus on when or if there will be a new System Of A Down album, I spoke with him about his activist influences, from his good friend Tom Morello to icons such as Bob Marley; the post 9/11 controversy he encountered and how being a parent has impacted his life. Read full article: Q&A: Serj Tankian On His Activist Voice, ‘If It’s The Truth I Have...

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System of a Down’s Serj Tankian Proves ‘Culture Can Be a Potent Force in Progress’ in ‘Truth to Power’ Documentary

By Jeff Cornell | Variety System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian is no stranger to backlash, death threats, making enemies with various governments and even being labeled a spy on his quest for the recognition of the Armenian Genocide and his work to bring true democracy to his homeland. The documentary “Truth To Power” lifts the veil on Tankian’s life, his rise to fame with System of a Down, his prolific solo music career and showcases his tireless activism. Read full article: System of a Down’s Serj Tankian Proves ‘Culture Can Be a Potent Force in Progress’ in ‘Truth to Power’ Documentary

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