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System of a Down, sometimes shortened to System and abbreviated as SOAD, is an Armenian-American heavy metal band from Glendale, California, formed in 1994. The band currently consists of Serj Tankian (lead vocals, keyboards), Daron Malakian (vocals, guitar), Shavo Odadjian (bass, backing vocals) and John Dolmayan (drums).

The band achieved commercial success with the release of five studio albums, three of which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. System of a Down has been nominated for four Grammy Awards, and their song "B.Y.O.B." won the Best Hard Rock Performance of 2006. The group went on hiatus in August 2006 and came together again in November 2010, embarking on a tour for the following three years. System of a Down has sold over 40 million records worldwide, and two of their singles, "Aerials" and "Hypnotize", reached number one on Billboard's Alternative Songs chart.
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System Of A Down - Toxic Traxx album art System Of A Down Toxic Traxx (Comp) Not On Label (System Of A Down) US 2001 Sell This Version
Soad cd 101 System Of A Down - The Rarities  album art System Of A Down The Rarities (CD, Comp, Unofficial, Cle) Not On Label (System Of A Down) Soad cd 101 2001 Sell This Version
none System Of A Down - Know Your Enemy album art System Of A Down Know Your Enemy(CD, Unofficial, Comp) Not On Label (System Of A Down) none US 2001 Sell This Version
BAL-ALT-055/BAL-ALT-056 System Of A Down - Alternative album art System Of A Down Alternative(2xCD, Comp, Unofficial) Balalayka Records BAL-ALT-055/BAL-ALT-056 Russia 2002 Sell This Version
none System Of A Down - B-Sides album art System Of A Down B-Sides(CD, Unofficial, Comp) Not On Label (System Of A Down) none Argentina 2002 Sell This Version
02-027 System Of A Down - Psychologic album art System Of A Down Psychologic(Cass, Comp, Unofficial) Against Records (3) 02-027 2002 Sell This Version
none System Of A Down - Toxic Avengers album art System Of A Down Toxic Avengers(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Not On Label (System Of A Down) none US 2002 Sell This Version
P.rec 06 System Of A Down - Down Under album art System Of A Down Down Under(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Pablo Records (2) P.rec 06 Europe 2002 Sell This Version
114771-18 System Of A Down - American Suggestions  album art System Of A Down American Suggestions (Cass, Comp, Unofficial) Against Records (3) 114771-18 2002 Sell This Version
none System Of A Down - Psycho System album art System Of A Down Psycho System(CD, Comp, Promo, Unofficial, Liv) Murphy Records none 2002 Sell This Version
none System Of A Down - Storaged Melodies album art System Of A Down Storaged Melodies(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Not On Label (System Of A Down) none 2002 Sell This Version
114771-18 System Of A Down - Legend Of Zelda album art System Of A Down Legend Of Zelda(Cass, Comp, Unofficial) Against Records (3) 114771-18 2002 Sell This Version
56254 67565, 56254 67565 4 System Of A Down - Hi-End Ultra X-Treme album art System Of A Down Hi-End Ultra X-Treme(2xCD, Comp, Unofficial) Invisible Halahup, Invisible Halahup 56254 67565, 56254 67565 4 Russia 2003 Sell This Version
OHR 037 System Of A Down - Take Cover album art System Of A Down Take Cover(CDr, Album, Comp, Unofficial) One Hate Records OHR 037 2003 Sell This Version
1001-000180-03 System Of A Down - The Best Of album art System Of A Down The Best Of(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Delta Records (11) 1001-000180-03 Russia 2003 Sell This Version
WB33010CD System Of A Down - Alternative Collection album art System Of A Down Alternative Collection(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Warner Bros. Records (2) WB33010CD Russia 2003 Sell This Version
System Of A Down - MP3 Collection album art Tanzwut, System Of A Down Tanzwut, System Of A Down - MP3 Collection (Comp) Albatros Digital Russia 2004 Sell This Version
BB-F64601 System Of A Down - MP3 Collection album art System Of A Down, Tanzwut System Of A Down, Tanzwut - MP3 Collection(CD-ROM, Comp, Unofficial) ООО "Комета" BB-F64601 Russia 2005 Sell This Version
MP3MUSIC 374 System Of A Down - Diamond Collection album art Tanzwut & System Of A Down Tanzwut & System Of A Down - Diamond Collection(CD-ROM, Comp, Unofficial, MP3) MP3 MP3MUSIC 374 Russia 2005 Sell This Version
none System Of A Down - Hypnotize / Toxicity album art System Of A Down Hypnotize / Toxicity(CD, Album, Comp, Unofficial) Sony BMG Music Entertainment (2) none Russia 2005 Sell This Version
LDB 1898 Tanzwut / System Of A Down Tanzwut / System Of A Down - Полная Коллекция Альбомов(CD-ROM, Comp, Unofficial, MP3) ООО "Инфосфера" LDB 1898 Russia 2005 Sell This Version
CDDANSK 406 / CDDANSK 407 System Of A Down - Forever Best! album art System Of A Down Forever Best!(2xCD, Comp, Unofficial) Batman Unlimited, Polydor (2) CDDANSK 406 / CDDANSK 407 Russia 2005 Sell This Version
none System Of A Down - Rock News #6/2005  album art Audioslave, Biohazard, Gorillaz, Lacrimosa, Oasis (2), Royal Hunt, Static-X, System Of A Down, The Offspring Audioslave, Biohazard, Gorillaz, Lacrimosa, Oasis (2), Royal Hunt, Static-X, System Of A Down, The Offspring - Rock News #6/2005 (CD-ROM, Comp, Unofficial, MP3) Not On Label none Russia 2005 Sell This Version
G.R. 98 System Of A Down - You Depend On Our Protection album art System Of A Down You Depend On Our Protection(CD, Comp, Unofficial) The Godfatherecords G.R. 98 Europe 2005 Sell This Version
S016 System Of A Down - Genecide Noun album art System Of A Down Genecide Noun(CD, Unofficial, Comp) Not On Label (System Of A Down) S016 US 2006 Sell This Version

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_shaRk_

_shaRk_

November 27, 2018
the Untitled 1995 Demo Tape should be added to the list
chaeschuechli

chaeschuechli

September 14, 2018
The band reissues all of their albums in October 2018 on vinyl. Cheers!
TabloidWeasel

TabloidWeasel

October 25, 2016
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I'm not a fan of nu metal. I think the mix of metal and hip-hop styles is very awkward and they should stay as their own genres. However, System of a Down are one of the very few bands within the genre in which, to me, seemed to get it right. They sound the most metallic of all the nu metal bands while having the rap-influenced vocals (Serj Tankian can be impressive on many songs) but they also show influences of progressive and thrash metal, along with the native sounds of their country of ancestry, Armenia. Many of their songs focus on thought-provoking subjects like political corruption ("P. L. U. C. K." and "Holy Mountains" spread awareness of the Armenian Genocide while "B. Y. O. B." attacks the Iraq War) and flaws of science ("Science"). Sometimes, they can be humorous and talk about whatever the hell the want ("Bounce", "Chic 'N' Stu", "This Cocaine Makes Me Feel Like I'm on This Song"). If you avoided this band because of their association with nu metal, I say give them a chance anyway because of how different they are from other bands in the genre. This isn't another Limp Bizkit or KoЯn. This is System of a Down.
rose1978

rose1978

January 4, 2016
A friend who lives in L.A. & has visited Greece for vacation in 1997 summer & told me: "Man, there is a band now in L.A. area who is incredible. Forget about the old thrash or nu-metal, System Of A Dawn their name & is a very killer band! Watch out for their music!" Finally after 5-6 years their music had reached in Greece....Always late Greece....

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