System Bassist To Direct New Video
System Of A Down bassist Shavo Odadjian has created the concept for and will direct the video for the single "Toxicity," the title track of the group's recent chart-topping American/Columbia album. ThSystem Of A Down bassist Shavo Odadjian has created the concept for and will direct the video for the single "Toxicity," the title track of the group's recent chart-topping American/Columbia album. The song is due to hit U.S. radio outlets in mid-January; current single "Chop Suey" is No. 9 on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart and No. 14 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks chart this week.
Beforehand, System is confirmed to perform at four radio station-sponsored holiday concerts, beginning Dec. 1 at WHFS-FM's HFSmas Nutcracker event outside Washington, D.C. After the new year, the group will play a handful of headlining dates amid its previously announced stint on the Big Day Out tour of Australia and New Zealand.
Additional North American headlining dates are in the works for February, after which a month's worth of European performances begin March 5 in Coimbra, Portugal.
"Toxicity" is No. 25 on The Billboard 200 in its 10th week on the chart.
Here are System Of A Down's tour dates:
Dec. 1: Fairfax, Va. (Patriot Center - WHFS-FM HFSmas Nutcracker)
Dec. 6: Seattle (Paramount Theatre - KNDD-FM Deck the Hall Ball)
Dec. 7: San Jose, Calif. (Compaq Center - Live 105 Not So Silent Night)
Dec. 11: Denver (Fillmore - KBPI-FM Mistletoe Jam)
Jan. 18: Auckland (Ericcson Stadium)
Jan. 20: Gold Coast, Australia (Parklands)
Jan. 22: Brisbane, Australia (Arena Club)
Jan. 24: Sydney (Hordern Pavilion)
Jan. 26: Sydney (RAS Showgrounds)
Jan. 27: Melbourne (Palais Theatre)
Jan. 28: Melbourne (RAM Showgrounds)
March 5: Coimbra, Portugal (Pavilion)
March 6: Lisbon, Portugal (Coliseum)
March 8: Milan (Palavobis)
March 10: Dusseldorf ,Germany (Stahlwerk)
March 11: Berlin (Columbiahalle)
March 12: Hamburg, Germany (Docks)
March 14: Stuttgart, Germany (Congresscentrum)
March 15: Nancy, France (Zenith Nancy)
March 17: Paris (Zenith)
March 19-20: Birmingham, England (Academy)
March 22-23: Manchester, England (Academy)
March 25-27: London (Brixton Academy)
March 30-31: Glasgow (Barrowlands)
April 1: Nottingham, England (Arena)