SYSTEM OF A DOWN is the Armenian music legends who also shared new songs 15 years later. These two songs also reach 1 million-plus views and streams on the internet.
Earlier today, SOAD released two new songs “Protect the Land” and “Genocidal Humanoidz” songs. The new song also a follow-up to 2005’s “Hypnotize” album. Before that Serj Tankian revealed, “We tried. I would say a couple of years ago, we made that effort – songs were written by myself, by the other guys. ” in his May 2020 interview.
The alternative metal band’s these songs benefit the Armenia Fund. Because the band members Serj Tankian, Daron Malakian, Shavo Odadjian, and John Dolmayan are of Armenian descent.
Armenian music band also posted a press statement about the new songs:
“The funds from Bandcamp + pre-orders of our new merch collection will be used to provide crucial, desperately needed aid and basic supplies for those affected by the hideous acts happening in Artsakh. At the hands of the current corrupt regimes of Aliyev in Azerbaijan and Erdogan in Turkey.
Please consider the opportunity to download these songs as an act of charity. Irrespective of how you choose to listen to them today, tomorrow, and for years to come.”
“We as System of a Down have just released new music for the first time in 15 years. The time to do this is now, as together. The four of us have something extremely important to say as a unified voice. These two songs, ‘Protect the Land’ and ‘Genocidal Humanoidz,’ both speak of a dire and serious war being perpetrated upon our cultural homelands of Artsakh and Armenia.”
Serj Tankian added:
“The aggression and injustice being perpetrated against the Armenian people in Artsakh and Armenia by Azerbaijan and Turkey is a human rights violation and a war crime.
All of us in the System realize this is an existential battle for our people. So this is very personal for us. What we need right now is for the world to put politics aside and support Armenia by sanctioning Turkey and Azerbaijan and recognizing Artsakh.”
You can listen to the ‘Protect the Land‘ and ‘Genocidal Humanoidz‘ below!