Hopes surrounding a new System of a Down album continue to dwindle. Previously, drummer John Dolmayan had a bit to say about the album’s chances, setting the stage for the current news – CLICK HERE to read & watch.

In an official newsletter to fans, System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian had the following to say:

“I have five rock songs that I wanted I do with SOAD but it doesn’t look like that’s gonna work out, so I am finishing those up to release them as a solo EP or possibly as a soundtrack for my film cause they are interrelated.”

This follows fellow member Daron Malakian and his plans to release his own songs through a new Scars On Broadway album on July 20th – you can listen and learn more about that by CLICKING HERE.

Despite hold ups in the studio, the band still has the following dates planned for later this year:

10/13 San Bernardino, CA – Glen Helen Amphitheater
10/14 Sacramento, CA – Aftershock Festival
10/16 Phoenix, AZ – Talking Stick Resort Arena
10/17 San Diego, CA – Valley View Casino Center
10/19 Las Vegas, NV – T-Mobile Arena

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