System Of A Down “do not see eye to eye” with frontman Serj Tankian on new materials
The group have not launched a report since 2005
System Of A Down‘s Daron Malakian has supplied one other replace on the band’s long-awaited new album.
Late final 12 months, bassist Shavo Odadjian revealed that the Serj Tankian-led rockers had been at work on “materials that tops every thing we’ve performed”. He added that he couldn’t “wait to report that and drop” what could be the follow-up to 2005 albums ‘Hypnotize’ and ‘Mezmerize’.
System guitarist and songwriter Malakian revealed final month that Odadjian was actually referring to materials he’s “been sitting on and making an attempt to determine”, whereas claiming that the LP isn’t “taking place anytime quickly”.
“We are inclined to have alternative ways of eager to do issues,” he mentioned of the group’s present working relationship.
Now, Malakian has named frontman Serj Tankian as the rationale for the quite a few hold-ups in a brand new interview with Speak Is Jericho.
“System had a sure approach of placing collectively the albums and the music, and I suppose that was me writing and all that, and producing the data, together with Rick [Rubin],” mentioned Malakian.
“And Serj desires to do issues a distinct approach. And it’s not simply me — it’s form of three of us that don’t essentially see eye to eye with the place he would wanna take the band. In order that’s form of the place we’re at. Lots of people assume it’s simply between me and him, and that’s not likely the case.”
Echoing feedback made final month, he added that he doesn’t “hate anyone in [the] band”, however cites “inventive variations” because the driving pressure behind the hold-ups.
“In our case, that’s the reality,” Malakian defined. “It truly is a creative-difference kind of factor the place a number of of us wanna take the band and the place somebody desires to take the band in one other approach.
“On the subject of blissful holidays, Easters, birthdays, we’re all nonetheless cool, all of us contemplate one another like a household.”
Take heed to the interview in full right here.
Again in summer season 2018, Tankian defined how inventive clashes had prevented progress on a brand new LP. “My solely remorse is that we’ve got been collectively unable to present you one other SOAD report. For that I apologize,” he mentioned.