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System Of A Down Wants Fans To Choose Upcoming Setlists

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Reunited nu-metal act System Of A Down has revealed that it wants its fans to choose the setlist for a large portion of its upcoming reunion tour dates. The band has also revealed that one winner from each tour city will win a pair of tickets to his/her local show. They will also recieve a setlist from the show they attended, signed by all four members of the group. You can vote for your favourite songs at this location. The participating dates can be found in the list below.

May 10 - Edmonton, AB - Canada Rexall Place
May 12 - Vancouver, BC - Canada Rogers Arena
May 13 - Seattle, WA, USA - Key Arena
May 15 - Mountain View, CA - Shoreline Amphitheatre
May 18 - Denver, CO - Comfort Dental Amphitheatre
May 19 - Albuquerque, NM - Hard Rock Casino presents The Pavilion
May 21 - San Diego, CA - Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
May 22 - Las Vegas, NV - The Pearl
May 24 - Los Angeles, CA - The Forum
May 25 - Irvine, CA - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
June 04 - Nürnberg, Germany - Rock in Park
June 05 - Nürburgring, Germany - Rock am Ring
June 06 - Paris, France - Omnisports de Bercy
June 08 - Paris, France - Omnisports de Bercy
June 09 - Interlaken, Switzerland - Greenfield Festival
June 11 - Castle Donington, UK - Download Festival
June 13 - Nickelsdorf, Austria - Novarock
June 15 - Berlin, Germany - Wulheide
June 17 - Gothenburg, Sweden - Meltdown Festival
June 19 - Seinajoki, Finland - Provinssirock
June 21 - Moscow, Russia - Olympisky

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1. n0thinghead writes:

that's extremely cool of them. i wouldn't mind at all especially since i never seen them live, but, unfortunately, no FL date. story of my life -.-

# Apr 11, 2011 @ 9:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Rychemn writes:

Great idea......now just add more U.S. dates!!!!

# Apr 11, 2011 @ 11:33 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Jeanne writes:

Northern Ca or Reno NV would be awesome...

# Apr 11, 2011 @ 1:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. R Tenney writes:

Play the first two records in their entirety and skip that horrible double set monstrosity they released last! Cheer up NHead. More dates to follow;I'm sure they'll hit up Miami. They got the bucks to do fly ins unlike van touring bands who gotta take a couple of days off their schedule to drive way down there and back.

# Apr 11, 2011 @ 2:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. n0thinghead writes:

miami? highly unlikely. there's no amphitheater down here (anymore), well, one, but too small. probably west palm beach (about 1+ drive for me).

# Apr 11, 2011 @ 5:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. R Tenney writes:

Dude they can play the Hockey:BBall arena. Surprised they haven't yet in the past. They probably did though on their last tour. You'll see em. Their pretty sloppy I have to warn you. Saw em at a Church Gym in Clinton MA for the first time with Nothingface;a young Shadows Fall and headliners Fear Factory in 99.they were touring for their first album. Might have been 98. Memory slightly hazy after 500 plus shows!

# Apr 11, 2011 @ 5:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. RememberMetal? writes:

Malakian's lead vocals are a bit jarring and his lyrics more than just a little simplistic ("Old School Hollywood", "Most Loneliest Day" to start) but SOAD never put out a bad album as I'm concerned. My favorites's being the debut and "Steal this Album" but "Mez/Hyp" and "Toxicity" of course had numerous high points for me as well.

# Apr 11, 2011 @ 5:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. n0thinghead writes:

agreed with RM? toxicity was amazing to me.

R 10: not sure what ur talking about. u probably mean the AAA (american airlines area), where the miami heat play and a bunch of other pop star events, which is about 20 min's from me. i've been there for a show, and i fvcking hate it man. pay MORE $$$ for CRAPPIER view. wtf? i just prefer the small venue and club type of show. but system will never do that.

# Apr 11, 2011 @ 6:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. R Tenney writes:

I'm thinking you missed out on the System club your stuff by 12 years or so. Next best thing is indoors at Heats arena climate controlled! Seeing its 90s plus and rains so much in summer down there its probably the best your gonna do!You definatley aint gonna see em at a small venue at this point!

# Apr 11, 2011 @ 7:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Cynic writes:

I agree RM? - If anything I prefer the last two albums to the first one's more nu-metal stylings. I'm a Malakian fan anyway and would be just as happy with a new SOB album as a SOAD one.

# Apr 11, 2011 @ 8:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Fat Metal Tony writes:

system is cool

# Apr 11, 2011 @ 11:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. my list - no order writes:

byob
toxicity
chop suey
aerials
atwa
forest
hypnotize
ieaiaio
add
mr jack
prison song
needles
deer dance
sad statue

thats too many, innit? god im happy theyre back

# Apr 12, 2011 @ 1:38 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. mark! writes:

oh, and how could i forget sugar.

# Apr 12, 2011 @ 1:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. n0thinghead writes:

^^^ spiders, too.

R 10, yeah man. i was probably 11-13 yrs old man lol so yeah, i never got to see them at any club. and i've been going to shows since i was 12.

# Apr 12, 2011 @ 9:32 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. nickspace writes:

Maybe they'll play at the pompano beach amphitheatre or sunset cove in boca

# Apr 12, 2011 @ 3:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. R Tenney writes:

Yea NHead I hear ya! I'm sure they'll hit up S Florida ;its a major market! I was soured on System last time I saw em on Ozzfest. To much preaching from Serge and sloppy play! A set list that consisted of the first two albums might interest me to see em again though! You'll see em dude I'm sure! And I expect a review!

# Apr 12, 2011 @ 3:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. n0thinghead writes:

oh of course! lmao

nickspace: that'll be awesome! either one is fine by me. NOT THAT too far from me and general admission too lol

# Apr 12, 2011 @ 6:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. ZMA writes:

It sucks there's no east coast dates at all. They'd sellout shows over hear. If Rammstein can sell out MSG in 30 minutes, I think System can get a massive crowd at any east coast venue. I don't know who the hell is booking their shows. If these dates go well for them though, they've gotta do a full U.S. tour.

# Apr 12, 2011 @ 6:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. R Tenney writes:

ZMA the dates listed were first run of dates! Éast Coast dates coming guy. You really think they'd skip NYC ;one of the largest citys in the world? NYC gets all the tours dude. Sit tight guy more dates to be announced.

# Apr 12, 2011 @ 6:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. ZMA writes:

I hope so dude. Some bands skip NY which is a real shame. Or the shows are upstate which is kinda annoying for me, but it's whatever. I wouldn't think they'd leave the east coast hangin' it's just takin' to damn long haha.

# Apr 12, 2011 @ 6:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. R Tenney writes:

Aah dude your spoiled down there in the shadow of NYC! You all get tours we here in New England don't get! Last summers Maiden? You all had it;we missed out! Seriously dude I wouldn't worry! Who knows System probably plays whatever outdoor ampitheater you have in NYC or NJ. So what you gotta get some tokens for a subway trip! Lol!

# Apr 12, 2011 @ 6:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. RememberMetal? writes:

More bands should do this.

Since they won't be anywhere near me I didn't bother but if they had (and this is banking that they would play the bulk of their singles)

I would request:
"Suite Pee" (Great from start to finish)
"Peephole" (Possibly my favorite track from them)
"Mr. Jack" (love the harmonies and dual shouting)
"Tentative" (goose bumps throughout the last half)
"Highway Song" (harmonies & instrumental section)
"She's like Heroin" (Not generally a fan of Malakian lead vox and lyrics but they work here!)

# Apr 12, 2011 @ 8:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. ZMA writes:

Alright that's true, my bad. I just don't really like goin' to far. The city is really it for me. Although I did go to Ozzfest in Hartford last year. So I'll deal with the traveling lol.

# Apr 13, 2011 @ 1:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. PANDA writes:

Damn... I wish they had a Florida date.. or even a Georgia date would be easy for me. I would love to see these guys live. Ahh, well maybe one day lol. (:

# Apr 13, 2011 @ 9:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. n0thinghead writes:

us floridians always get screwed for metal shows =(

# Apr 13, 2011 @ 9:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. PANDA writes:

I know. It sucks. At least you live in the Maimi area. I'm in a tourist trap also, but we get NO good shows here. You always have to drive at least an hour to get anything good. Usually the only places near me where we get shows is Atlanta. I was gonna see Cannibal Corpse there but by the time I had heard about it, the tickets were sold out. Same thing happened with Gwar for me. By the time I got the money for it, the shizz was sold out or the show had already passed. I don't remember. But yeah, we're always getting butt fvcked -_______-*

# Apr 13, 2011 @ 9:42 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. PulseOfTheMaggots writes:

Raleigh, NC USA... Fuuuuuuck yeah... =D

# Apr 13, 2011 @ 10:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. That_Metal_Dude writes:

man, this is pretty cool... not alot of bands do things like this for their fans.

# Apr 13, 2011 @ 6:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. n0thinghead writes:

damn, i'm better off than a panda lmao

# Apr 13, 2011 @ 6:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. PANDA writes:

Yeah, dude. They usually only have like rock bands you hear on the radio and sh!t play here. Nothing really heavy at all unless it's an underground band. And these days, most underground bands here are all death core and stuff. It really sucks that I have to drive an hour or more to see a good show. ):

# Apr 14, 2011 @ 9:38 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. n0thinghead writes:

well i have to drive at least an hr (usually, FAN's home, ft lauderdale) for any show mostly (or west palm beach other times too), but to more than 4, which was just once for in flames in orlando. so worth it, but never doing that sh** again man.

# Apr 14, 2011 @ 5:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. Sherbzilla writes:

ive never been to a show that i never had to travel 2 plus hours for, makes for a grander adventure

# Apr 15, 2011 @ 12:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. Analguest writes:

hope they play angel of death and hammer smashed face

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