System of a Down (sometimes simply referred to as SOAD or System) is an Armenian-American rock band from Glendale, California, formed in 1994..
System of a Down (sometimes simply referred to as SOAD or System) is an Armenian-American rock band from Glendale, California, formed in 1994. System of a Down consists of Serj Tankian (lead vocals, keyboards and rhythm guitar), Daron Malakian (vocals and lead guitar), Shavo Odadjian (bass), John Dolmayan (drums).The band has released five studio albums and have sold over 20 million records worldwide.They have been nominated for four Grammy Awards, of which they have won one in 2006 for Best Hard Rock Performance. The group went on indefinite hiatus August 13, 2006.
With a under their 15-year career belts, P.O.D. has logged a remarkable array of achievements, including worldwide sales exceeding 8 million, sold-out international concert tours, a series of chart topping radio hits, and an unprecedented FOUR #1 MTV videoSupported by their passionate fan base - known as "THE WARRIORS" - the band has created what th describe as "a catalog of music that we want to respect and honor with each step into the future.""P.O.D. is an exciting and an important band with an expansive musical vision and a powerful message for our times."Columbia Records Chairman (and former AC/DC manager), Steve Barnett. (April 2007)P.O.D. Official Site
In April 2009, Mike Shinoda revealed on his blog that Linkin Park will be working on the score for Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen with successful film composer Hans Zimmer.On May 7, it was further confirmed that the song recorded for the film is titled "New Divide," and was released as a single on May 18. A clip from the song can be heard 14 seconds into the new trailer. The music video for "New Divide" was released on June 12, 2009 and was directed by Mr. Hahn. On June 22, 2009, the band played a short set after the premiere of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. The concert took play on the street in Westwood Village.
Christina Aguilera is rumored to be collaborating with some unlikely partners on her latest project. Goldfrapp, Ladytron, and Sia Furler are all said to have a spot in the creative process for her fourth studio album, due out later this year. This comes as a vast departure from some of her past partnerships with pop staple makers such as DJ Premier, Rich Harrison, and Mark Ronson.
Aguilera confirmed she and Sia would be hitting the studio in January. Sia has already influenced some of Aguilera’s work; she was largely responsible for the “Beautiful” remake “You Are What You Are” that is included on the “Keeps Getting’ Better: A Decade of Hits” compilation.
Pitchfork Media has confirmed that the electro group Ladytron has been in talks with Aguilera about working together early this year. Goldfrapp, however, has yet to make a statement regarding the possible collaboration