System of a Down

System of a Down

Top Songs

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Chop Suey!
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Aerials
3
Toxicity
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B.Y.O.B.E
5
Hypnotize (Album Version)

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Biography

Like many late-'90s metal bands, System of a Down struck a balance between '80s underground thrash metal and metallic early-'90s alternative rockers like Jane's Addiction. Their dark, neo-gothic alternative metal earned a cult following in the wake of the popularity of such like-minded bands as Korn and the Deftones. Vocalist Serj Tankian, guitarist Daron Malakian, bassist Shavo Odadjian, and drummer John Dolmayan formed System of a Down in Southern California in the mid-'90s. T... Read more

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