Tag Archives: John Dolmayan

John Dolmayan says System of a Down should have moved on without Serj in 2006

Posted by on January 4, 2023

  Flashback to the early 00s, System of a Down were the major leaguers regarding new tunes. With harsh truths lyrics and perfected album artwork, making a brilliant statement when consumers would use services such as Napster to download music for free, they brought us 2002’s Steal This Album, which looked like a bootleg CD. […]

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John Dolmayan is ‘Not Even Sure’ he wants to make a new System of a Down album

Posted by on April 21, 2020

  In another episode of System of a Down drama, drummer John Dolmayan spoke with Dean Delray’s “Let There Be Talk” podcast and mentioned that he is “not even sure” he wants to make a new System of a Down album due to all the drama between bandmates. He added that he was one of the […]

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John Dolmayan of System of a Down reveals the top 10 records that changed his life

Posted by on April 16, 2020

  System of a Down drummer John Dolmayan spoke with Metal Hammer about the top 10 albums that changed his life, ranging from Metallica to The Who. For each album he explains why the album was so important to him and how the connection that was established. You can view Dolmayan’s list below: Pink Floyd,  The […]

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Watch System of a Down, Avenged Sevenfold, and RATM members cover Radiohead’s “Street Spirit”

Posted by on January 23, 2020

  Earlier this week, System of a Down drummer John Dolmayan shared images of his new project, These Grey Men. Today (23), the drummer has unveiled a music video for the Radiohead cover of “Street Spirit.” The track features Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello, Avenged Sevenfold’s M.Shadows, as well as guitarist James Hazley, bassist Tom Copossela, […]

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System of a Down’s John Dolmayan and Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows team up in new project These Grey Men

Posted by on January 21, 2020

These Grey Men is a new projected started by System of a Down drummer John Dolmayan and friend James Hazley. The project actually began back in 2014 when Dolmayan started a Kickstarter to fund the band. Since then, the drummer has recruited a slew of musicians to guest on the album such as System bandmate Serj Tankian, […]

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John Dolmayan is “not proud of” a couple of recent System of a Down shows

Posted by on October 31, 2019

System of a Down have been providing several updates over the last few years to essentially say, there’s no new album. However, this hasn’t stopped the group from performing. While we can at least look forward to seeing them perform, drummer John Dolmayan doesn’t seem too thrilled about their last few shows. Dolmayan recently appeared […]

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System of a Down drummer John Dolmayan reveals new project

Posted by on January 9, 2019

System Of A Down drummer John Dolmayan has shared that fans may see new music from his project called, These Grey Men, within the next four months. To add to the anticipation, Dolmayan also revealed that Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows and System Of A Down vocalist Serj Tankian are both involved having contributed vocals. You […]

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System of a Down members appear to be working in the studio together

Posted by on July 9, 2018

It’s been thirteen long years since System of a Down released 2005’s Mezmerize and Hypnotize. While drummer John Dolmayan once gave us hope for new material stating that the band has fifteen fantastic songs written for a new record, he also admitted the new LP will arrive, “maybe never.” Daron Malakian has also confirmed that […]

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System of a Down announce arena tour

Posted by on November 24, 2014

System of a Down drummer John Dolmayan might not have been making much sense on Twitter, but it looks like he was actually counting down towards something. April 24, 2015 will mark the 100 year anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. GIven that the band’s heritage is Armenian and they’ve spoken about it at length in […]

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It’s official, System of a Down drummer John Dolmayan is trolling us all

Posted by on November 21, 2014

This week started off with some vague announcements on the System of a Down and Lamb of God front. While Lamb of God’s led to a new website, and System of a Down announced a few new shows, drummer John Dolmayan has been releasing some provocative teasers via his Twitter account. “Yes, it’s true,” the […]

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