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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Drummer Calls Band’s Current Exhibits “Half-Assed”

System Of A Down sporadically performs stay exhibits and is not doing a brand new document anytime quickly. They are not precisely inactive, however they’re a couple of 12 months of no exhibits away from it.

Regardless of these intermittent stay exhibits, drummer John Dolmayan instructed Avenged Sevenfold bassist Johnny Christ in his new present Drinks With Johnny that System’s efficiency is definitely struggling as a consequence of these lengthy durations of dormancy.

Dolmayan stated System Of A Down had some current exhibits he personally wasn’t pleased with, and that the band’s highway crew is not the perfect they may have. He blames the latter on not persistently touring and due to this fact not having the ability to have knowledgeable crew full-time that understands what the band wants.

“I am gonna be sincere with you — we performed a few exhibits that I used to be not pleased with lately, as a result of we did not put within the follow, and we had, like, a skeleton crew. They [are the ones who] arrange the gear, they arrange the lights, all of the manufacturing. All these items needs to be arrange in order that we will go up and do our jobs, which is to entertain you finally. And these guys all need to work after we’re not working. [Avenged Sevenfold] does it the correct manner — they’re going to do an album cycle, they’re going to do 100 exhibits, or no matter it’s in that cycle, which suggests they’ll make use of these folks for a 12 months to 2 years. System does it the exact opposite manner and half-assed. We make use of folks for 3 to 4 weeks, which suggests we get who’s accessible versus who we wanna work with long run.”

Dolmayan additionally talks in regards to the band’s lack of recent music since 2005, and none of what he stated is stunning given the continued drama.

“We have been enormously profitable with one another. So, ego will get in the way in which quite a bit. It will get in the way in which of relationships, it will get in the way in which of enterprise relationships, and generally you lose sight of why you began to do one thing collectively. In any trade, however extra so in music, folks get into their heads generally. You have gotta let issues go in life. It’s important to let issues go in that you simply’re gonna offend one another, you are gonna have issues. Each relationship has them. So you have gotta get previous it and get out of your personal fucking manner finally, and System simply hasn’t been ready to do this. Now we have some issues which have gotten in the way in which of doing what we do greatest.”

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