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Shavo Odadjian On A New System Of A Down LP: We Have So Much Material”

But it doesn’t mean we’re gonna hear it anytime soon…

Speaking on KROQ’s The Kevin & Bean Show, System Of A Downs Shavo Odadjian discussed the problems with releasing a new SOAD record, admitting: If it was my way, it would be now.”

The bassist spilled the, um, beans on the metal titans’ much-publicised conflicts, with guitarist Daron Malakian and frontman Serj Tankian most notably speaking out about the band’s issues this year.

Shavo had a sort-of-promising/sort-of-not-promising update on a new System LP, though:

If it was my way, it would be now. But it’s not, it takes four to tango… I’m hoping – because like I said, for me, we have so much material. We have material for like the last 10 – 12 years. We all write. So I personally have a lot, Daron has a lot, I know Serj got a lot, but I don’t know… I don’t know what’s going on. 

I’m hoping, I’m wishing, you know? We still love each other. There’s nothing… No-one’s done anything wrong. No-one’s angry, it’s not like someone’s done something to someone and they can’t take it back. Nothing like that’s occurred. I think it’s just an artistic thing.” 

The bassist also added of System Of A Down’s struggles appearing on social media in recent times: Anything that you’ve read in the last two years, it’s been around for the last ten years. It’s just now coming out because social media is out there.”

Watch the full interview below:

Catch System Of A Down (with Incubus at two of the dates) at the following shows this year:


13 San Bernardino Glen Helen Amphitheater (w/ Incubus)
14 Sacramento Aftershock Festival (w/ Incubus)
16 Phoenix Talking Stick Resort Arena 
17 San Diego Valley View Casino Center 
19 Las Vegas T‑Mobile Arena 

Posted on October 10th 2018, 12:10p.m.
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