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PostSubject: Serj Rolling Stone Interview   Wed Aug 20, 2008 3:14 am

Ten months after releasing Elect the Dead, his solo debut, System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian isnít taking time to look back.

After settling into the role of sole songwriter and the name on the marquee (ĒI guess people have to get used to my funny nameĒ), Tankian is finding he canít stop. After a set on Ozzfestís main stage last weekend and staring a slate of impending European festivals in the face, heís looking to wind down the Elect the Dead cycle and push on not only with another solo record, but a handful of other projects.

ďI have five hundred recorded songs that are unreleased,Ē he said. ďIíve been composing for a play with Steven Sater, who did Spring Awakening. I just did a track with Mike Patton for a film called Body of Lies, and there are other films that Iím composing or co-composing.Ē With that mischievous smile on his face that makes it hard to tell if heís on the level, Tankian elaborated on his plans for his second album.

ďIím structuring the next record kind of like a jazz orchestral,Ē he said. ďIíve got a full orchestra interested, so I want this giant electric guitar in the air to be played by a full orchestra. I want the orchestra to be the electric guitar. I want to make an orchestra do what itís never done before, like a GG Allin type orchestra. Think of that.Ē

As far as the future of System of a Down, Tankian isnít thinking too hard about what is next for his platinum-selling, arena-filling other band. Two of his cohorts ó guitarist Daron Malakian and drummer John Dolmayan ó released their debut as Scars on Broadway last month (Serj has the record, but hasnít listened to the whole thing yet), and Tankian says the timing just made sense to take an indefinite breather. ďYou shouldnít have to wait until people are not buying your records or your tickets for you to stop, I think thatís ridiculous,Ē he said. ďSo I think you should do it when itís the right time, when it makes sense artistically and personally. Itís a hiatus, weíre all friends, the doorís open. We havenít decided what the future contains, whether it contains System or not, and thatís fine.Ē


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PostSubject: Re: Serj Rolling Stone Interview   Wed Aug 20, 2008 4:40 am

I'm very intersted in his unreleased recordings. Shocked


And i can't wait for his next jazz type album!

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PostSubject: Re: Serj Rolling Stone Interview   Wed Aug 20, 2008 5:33 am

I just can't get the image of an orchestra rubbing shit all over themselves and raping women out of my head. Seriously, GG Allin orchestra? Hahahaha. I really, really can't wait to see this.
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PostSubject: Re: Serj Rolling Stone Interview   Wed Aug 20, 2008 5:44 am

500 unreleased songs?! Wow, I wanna listen to those. Shocked

Oooh, Serj has a AoJ cap on! Good to see a little AoJ support again.

I definitely can't wait to hear this upcoming album/all those movie compositions and other projects! snapy
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PostSubject: Re: Serj Rolling Stone Interview   Wed Aug 20, 2008 11:14 am

I'm also interested in, but:

HAHA

he haven't listened to SoB yet!!! Hillarious!

Daron: "Serj, we made a record. Here's a copy"
Serj: "Oh yeah, thanks." *makes the uninterested label-leader face* "I gonna listen to it, when I have time."

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PostSubject: Re: Serj Rolling Stone Interview   Wed Aug 20, 2008 5:16 pm

^^ Laughing Laughing

Ah well.. what can I say... nothing which hasnt already been said: Im curious what hes coming up with next, and Im even more curious if I like it Razz jazz, ugh! But orchestra? hmm...
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PostSubject: Re: Serj Rolling Stone Interview   Thu Aug 21, 2008 3:50 am

GG Allin...
AAAAHHHHHHHH
one scary ass mofo
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PostSubject: Re: Serj Rolling Stone Interview   Thu Aug 21, 2008 12:41 pm

Oh, hack, I put that on STSerj, I hope you have nothing against it.

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