In a series of Facebook posts that went up today (May 20), System of a Down bassist Shavo Odadjian opened a huge can of worms in a very public way. According to a number of posts on Odadjian's official fan page -- on which the bassist does post regularly -- he accuses System vocalist Serj Tankian of holding the band back.
System of a Down fans have been patient in recent years, with the group spending a lot of time on hiatus pursuing other musical avenues. Though the band has reunited for a series of shows over the past two years, there has been no talk about future albums or dates … until now. System have revealed their first two performances of 2013, set to take place in August.
More than a year-and-a-half after the celebrated return of System of a Down, it’s possible that we may now have a timetable for when the Armenian-American quartet will be releasing a new album.
In between their Soundwave Festival performances in February and March, System of a Down also played a few headlining shows in Australia.The recent show on Feb. 29 in Melbourne at the Rod Laver Arena turned into a star-studded event.