Serj Tankian on System Of A Down “There’s definitely communication going on, songs being played to each other and all that stuff, so it’s good. We’ll see what happens.”
In a new Rolling Stone interview Serj Tankian talks about possibility of a new System Of A Down album.
Here is insert from that interview
What’s going on with System of a Down these days?
We’re communicating and trying to see if we can bring our material together. There’s definitely a lot of communication going on, a lot of back and forth. I can’t make a statement in terms of whether we’re going to have a record or not, because we haven’t gone into the studio and done it. But there’s definitely communication going on, songs being played to each other and all that stuff, so it’s good. We’ll see what happens.
I’ve got my fingers crossed.
Yeah, me too. I think it would be great to create something brand new in a new direction. It would be very exciting, but everyone’s got to be on board, on the same page, and it’s got to be done in a way so that everyone is happy. If we can do that, we’ll do it.
What are you working on now?
I just wrote the song about “Artsakh.” I’ve written a bunch of rock songs. We’ll see where they end up. I leave that vague on purpose because I don’t know what’s going to happen with them. Whether they become System or solo or whatever, we’ll see. Time will tell. And I’m waiting for a couple of friends of mine who have films that just got financing, so I’m waiting for them to shoot their film so I can start working on the soundtracks. Maybe I’ll do some video game soundtracks. And I’ve got my Elect the Dead Symphony/Orca show in November at the Valley Performing Arts Center, which is Cal State Northridge’s beautiful theater. I got my bachelor’s from there. They’re also going to display my artwork, because they have an art gallery.
Watch Serj Tankian sing his new political song, “Artsakh”: