System of a Down
1994 to 2006
November 30, -0001 in Glendale
Glendale, CA, United States
System of a Down is an Armenian American alternative metal band, formed in 1994 in Los Angeles, California, USA. All four members are of Armenian descent, and are widely known for their outspoken views expressed in many of their songs confronting the Armenian Genocide of 1915 by the Ottoman Empire and the ongoing War on Terror by the US government. The band consists of Serj Tankian (vocals), Daron Malakian (vocals, guitar), Shavo Odadjian (bass, vocals) and John Dolmayan (drums). System of a Down has achieved commercial success with five albums, and many singles such as their breakout hit "Chop Suey!", "Toxicity", "Aerials", "B.Y.O.B.
Thoughts on Songs with System of a Down
3 years ago
I feel like it's about depression. I have been there. You sit and watch and every time someone sees you they see you as crazy and/or ugly... You feel like there is nothing to gain or lose... And every day you snap a bit and you feel like yelling the chorus to this song: 'You don't care about how I feel, i don't feel it anymore!'... Because sometimes you feel like no one else cares, so fuck them.. Also "I don't see/sleep (anymore), I don't hear/eat (anymore), I don't speak/live (anymore), I don't feel"... That is what happens. That is what depression feels like.... But what the fuck does ATWA even stand for? "All the World Apathetic" perhaps?
3 years ago
A song that is probably saying goodbye to someone, as it bares another duty: To come clean with the burden of not have had the chance to say goodbye to someone who's gone, or even worse, if you shared bad blood with them and never got into the troube of clearing the air between you....