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SYSTEM OF A DOWN ARE UP TO SOMETHING...

SYSTEM OF A DOWN ARE UP TO SOMETHING...

   It seems like System of a Down are becoming more and more active recently, as they announced that they would be headlining KROQ’s Almost Acoustic Christmas for December 13th in L.A.. Now that alone wouldn’t be enough to say that they may be coming back, but now they have also announced that they will be doing a European tour set for April of 2015.


Here’s a trailer for the tour:

 


According to the band, the tour will be to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, and will lead up to their last show in April of 23rd in Armenia itself. Vocalist Serj Tankian talked about playing in Armenia, saying


“As a band, it’s been one of our dreams to play in Armenia. To be able to play in the homeland of our forefathers while respecting the memory of those that perished in the first genocide of the 20th century will be an honor.”


Here are the dates for the tour:

 

04/10 — London, England @ Wembley Arena

04/13 — Cologne, Germany @ Lanxess Arena

04/14 — Lyon, France @ La Halle Tony Garnier

04/16 — Brussels, Belgium @ Forest National

04/17 — Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Ziggo Dome

04/20 — Moscow, Russia @ Olympisky

04/23 — Yerevan, Armenia @ Republic Square


It’s obviously disappointing for anyone living in the U.S., but there is a lot of potential for good news here. All of last week, the drummer for the band, John Dolmayan, has been posting as much confusing teasing as he could. Where at first, it seemed like he was building up to something cool:

And then things kind of fell apart


And finally, it looks like he just fell on his keyboard and posted it. Guaranteed replies.




Although it seems like a whole pissload of nothing, maybe it points to something relevant? Maybe he was teasing the European tour? Maybe he’s teasing the possibility of a new album? Maybe he is trying to summon the old gods to purge this world and begin anew? Twitter probably isn’t the best platform for that last one, but no matter what his intentions were, time will tell.