System of a Down Members Finally Break Silence About Lack of New Music Since 2005 | Billboard

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  7/15/2018 by Mitchell Peters Cover Image: Chelsea Lauren/WireImage System of a Down perform at The Forum on April 6, 2015 in Inglewood, Calif. System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian and guitarist Daron Malakian are finally breaking their silence about why the rock band hasn’t released new music since 2005’s back-to-back albums, Mezmerize and Hypnotize. SOAD officially went on hiatus in 2006, but reconvened four years later for live performances around the globe. Since then, the group — consisting of vocalist Tankian, guitarist/vocalist Malakian, bassist Shavo Odadjian, and drummer John Dolmayan — has continued to tour behind hits dating back…