"some music was meant to stay underground..."

Headline News

System Of A Down Announces Reunion Shows

Photo of System Of A Down

Band Photo: System Of A Down (?)

After an indefinite hiatus that has lasted four years, California-based alternative metal outfit System Of A Down has announced that they will be returning to the stage next year for a series of shows in Europe. A message from the band's website reads as follows:

"We are excited to announce that System will be playing some dates together in 2011.

"We also want to thank you for your loyalty and support, not only to System Of A Down, but to all of our solo efforts as well. We have no master plan of sorts - we are playing these shows simply because we want to play together again as a band and for you, our amazing fans. We look forward to seeing all of you!"

The tour dates are as follows:

June 2nd - Milan Fiera Arena, Milan, Italy
June 4th - Rock im Park, Nuremberg, Germany
June 5th - Rock am Ring, Nurburgring, Germany
June 6th - Omnisports de Bercy, Paris, France
June 9th - Greenfield Festival, Interlaken, Switzerland
June 11th - Download Festival, Donington, England
June 13th - Novarock, Nickelsdorf, Austria
June 15th - Wuhlheide, Berlin, Germany
June 17th - Metaltown Festival, Gothenburg, Sweden
June 19th - Provinssirock, Turku, Finland

What's Next?

Please share this article if you found it interesting.


24 Comments on "System Of A Down Announces Reunion Shows"

Post your comments and discuss the article below! (no login required)

Anonymous Reader
1. Muug writes:

And not a single f*** was given that day

# Nov 29, 2010 @ 8:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
Clintbet's avatar

Member

2. Clintbet writes:

YEEEEEEES, METALTOWN HERE I COME

# Nov 29, 2010 @ 8:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
Anonymous Reader
3. Mr. Jack writes:

Suck a chode #1, this is awesome.

# Nov 29, 2010 @ 9:33 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
Jirakaz's avatar

Member

4. Jirakaz writes:

Ya #1. This is great. SoaD was one of the only newer metal bands who still didn't sound like other people. I like this and hope they make another album.

# Nov 29, 2010 @ 10:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
Anonymous Reader
5. Chazz writes:

Yes! This is one of the greatest news I've ever heard in a while. I got high hopes on a US tour and new album.

# Nov 29, 2010 @ 10:34 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
Anonymous Reader
6. THRASH TILL DEATH writes:

SWEET COME TO U.S. dude u can listen to the heavyest stuff but when u hear system you goto love um there so beautifully strange

# Nov 29, 2010 @ 10:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
Anonymous Reader
7. THRASH TILL DEATH writes:

these dates r in june, mayhem fest is in july and august so its possible

# Nov 29, 2010 @ 10:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
xulbehemoth509's avatar

Member

8. xulbehemoth509 writes:

This is good news. I not gonna get all hyped over it tho! I'm more concerned by the bands who are together and doing full tours. Don't get me wrong system is great, but a handful of shows in Europe? Meh... I'm excited for devildriver, COF, and eluveitie next year

# Nov 29, 2010 @ 10:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
n0thinghead's avatar

Podcaster/Writer

9. n0thinghead writes:

pretty kool. if only there were US dates too.

# Nov 29, 2010 @ 11:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
MetalMattUK's avatar

Member

10. MetalMattUK writes:

UK dates please??

# Nov 29, 2010 @ 11:42 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
silvermountains's avatar

Member

11. silvermountains writes:

Im calling it. Mayhem Fest 11' headliners...

# Nov 29, 2010 @ 11:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
Anonymous Reader
12. Rance writes:

Lol America no longer is nice to metal bands :)

# Nov 29, 2010 @ 12:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
metalrox555's avatar

Member

13. metalrox555 writes:

I hope this means a US tour are right around the corner.

# Nov 29, 2010 @ 1:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
Anonymous Reader
14. nunya writes:

nah, uproar fest, or mabey they'll start where they left off and go on ozzfest

# Nov 29, 2010 @ 3:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
Anonymous Reader
15. Billpower writes:

I just hope they return back to their roots. I want to hear self-titled and toxicity stuff. that's it.

# Nov 29, 2010 @ 4:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
xsrg13's avatar

Member

16. xsrg13 writes:

this is great news hopefully more tour dates and an album. been waiting for this for a long time.

# Nov 29, 2010 @ 5:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
n0thinghead's avatar

Podcaster/Writer

17. n0thinghead writes:

billpower: doubt it =\ but a man can dream,

# Nov 29, 2010 @ 6:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
n0thinghead's avatar

Podcaster/Writer

18. n0thinghead writes:

^^^ punctuation fail lol

# Nov 29, 2010 @ 6:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
KORNDOGG's avatar

Member

19. KORNDOGG writes:

Never cared for them, like the music but hate the singer.

# Nov 29, 2010 @ 7:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
heavy1's avatar

Member

20. heavy1 writes:

as miley cyrus would say, this is "pretty cool!"

# Nov 30, 2010 @ 1:15 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
Jackrum's avatar

Supporter

21. Jackrum writes:

Good they are not playing the festival im going to.. I call that RESULT

# Nov 30, 2010 @ 4:55 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
livingDeaDbeat00's avatar

Member

22. livingDeaDbeat00 writes:

Oh good. The bands I'm listening to now are too politically correct for me.

# Nov 30, 2010 @ 12:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
wilco's avatar

Member

23. wilco writes:

think the running out of money
but will try to see them not my fav band but not bad music

# Dec 1, 2010 @ 8:57 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
Anonymous Reader
24. Vinny the Metalhead writes:

This is great news. I'd love to see SOAD again in the US. I hope they make a new album too.

Now Playing: Saint Vitus - Burial at Sea

# Dec 1, 2010 @ 2:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

To minimize comment spam/abuse, you cannot post comments on articles over a month old. Please check the sidebar to the right or the related band pages for recent related news articles.