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Ashdown Engineering Releases the Head 22 with Shavo Odadjian
Amps

Ashdown Engineering Releases the Head 22 with Shavo Odadjian

System of a Down bassist Shavo Odadjian has teamed up with Ashdown Engineering to create the Head 22, a 600-watt bass amp that is hand-built in Ashdown’s UK Custom Shop.

System Of A Down Announces 2018 Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

System Of A Down Announces 2018 Tour Dates

After teasing the news on Facebook, System of a Down has announced they will be returning to the stage in 2018. The band, anchored by Shavo Odadjian, will be playing at least five shows this October including a headlining spot on the Aftershock Festival. Three of the other dates include support from At The Drive In and Skeleton Witch, while...

System of a Down Marks Genocide Centennial With Short 2015 Tour, Free Show
Concerts & Tours

System of a Down Marks Genocide Centennial With Short 2015 Tour, Free Show

System of a Down has announced a short 2015 tour to mark the 100th anniversary of the genocide conducted by Ottoman Turks against Armenian, Greek and Assyrian populations. The final date of the Wake Up The Souls Tour will be a free show in Armenia. The band members, including bassist Shavo Odadjian, are of Armenian descent. Odadjian was born in...

System of a Down Reunites for 2011 Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

System of a Down Reunites for 2011 Tour Dates

System of a Down has announced new tour dates, which will be the group’s first performances since August 2006. The shows will be scattered through Europe in June with more dates in the works. An official statement from the band’s website explains “We have no master plan of sorts — we are playing these shows simply because we want to...

News

Rumors of System of a Down reunion fly after bassist’s post

Will System of a Down be added to the growing list of reuniting bands this year? Bassist Shavo Odadjian has caused some controversy on the subject this week from his Twitter account. On January 11th, he posted “Are u guys ready for System???” leading readers to believe that the band will be returning from its hiatus which started after the...

New Albums

System of a Down bassist releases new project single

System of a Down bassist Shavo Odadjian is set to release a single from his new group Achozen, which is a collaboration with Wu-Tang Clan member The RZA. The single, “Salute/Sacrifice,” will be released today through his web site, urSession.com. Achozen is a heavy hip-hop group that also features members Kinetic 9 and Reverend William Burke. Of the upcoming album,...