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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Bassist Reveals Lineup Of SHAVO Solo Mission

SYSTEM OF A DOWN Bassist Reveals Lineup Of SHAVO Solo Mission


SYSTEM OF A DOWN bassist Shavo Odadjian has revealed extra particulars concerning the musicians that may accompany him on his upcoming debut solo album.

Earlier immediately (Friday, October 13),Shavo took to his Instagram to share pictures of the band that he assembled for the recording of the LP — together with vocalist Taylor Barber (LEFT TO SUFFER),guitarist Alejandro Aranda and drummer Josh Johnson — and he included the next message: “PROJECT SHAVO is formally underway! 16 songs in, recording vocals now. Very blissful, very grateful! Meet the staff. @taylorsuffers @morgothbeatz @scarypoolparty @joshstillsux”.

Barber shared the identical important photograph and he wrote in an accompanying message: “I can not consider I get to say this on the web rn… however I’m the singer of PROJECT SHAVO! I’m so excited to point out you this music, and this staff is so sick to work with and a completely pleasure to be round. Life is wonderful I’m so pumped!!”

The 49-year-old Armenian-American Shavo, born Shavarsh Odadjian, is engaged on the LP with WINDS OF PLAGUE guitarist Michael Montoya (a.okay.a. MorgothBeatz),a producer and songwriter who has beforehand collaborated with Travis Barker, JuiceWrld, Lil Xan, Jonathan Davis, ISSUES and plenty of extra.

This previous April, Odadjian spoke to the 96.7 KCAL-FM program “Wired In The Empire” about his solo LP, saying: “I began this solo mission with MorgothBeatz; he is my producer and he is additionally the guitar participant for the group. And it is known as SHAVO, but it surely’s heavy. I am again to my roots — no hip-hop. I feel it is the heaviest I’ve ever been, and it is simply flowing out of me.

“We now have a observe with — I am gonna say it — Jonathan Davis [of KORN],” Shavo revealed. “I am engaged on that one proper now. We now have the choruses and the primary verse, and I am gonna perform a little breakdown, and I feel we have got one. That is 12 — quantity 12. So we’re 12 songs into the solo report. I am very enthusiastic about that.”

Concerning the writing and recording course of for his solo album, Shavo mentioned: “I am recording bass and guitar. After which I’ve the drums being programmed in the meanwhile, however I am gonna have a dwell drummer on the report… And it is sounding loopy. I swear, I would not even discuss it if I did not consider in it a lot.

“I am going in, [MorgothBeatz] performs a beat, and I simply write,” he defined. “After which we report every part I write, after which we put it collectively and it turns into one thing. And it is fucking cool as hell. It is this cool inventive freedom I am having within the studio.”

As for a potential launch date for his solo LP, Shavo mentioned: “I am pondering late this 12 months, early subsequent 12 months. I am gonna store it and get a label for this one. I am not doing it alone. I feel it wants a very good push, as a result of it is what you need to hear from me. It truly is. If you recognize what I’ve carried out prior to now, then you recognize the songs I had an element in writing. It is a bit of [SYSTEM OF A DOWN‘s] ‘Toxicity’ all all through this report — that type of shit. You wanna bang your head, you wanna run within the pit, you wanna go loopy, however you wanna smile whilst you’re doing it and never be indignant.”

Requested if he’s planning on touring together with his solo mission, Odadjian mentioned: “For certain. I am gonna take this on the street… The SHAVO mission is one thing that I wanna tour with for so long as I can and blow up, as a result of I really feel prefer it’s one thing that may. And like I mentioned, it is my DNA — it is what you’d count on from me.”

SYSTEM OF A DOWN has toured intermittently since ending its hiatus in 2011, however has solely managed to report two songs within the final 17 years, “Shield The Land” and “Genocidal Humanoidz”. Launched in November 2020, the tracks had been motivated by the battle between Artsakh and Azerbaijan, with all proceeds supporting humanitarian efforts in SYSTEM OF A DOWN‘s ancestral homeland of Armenia. Together with different donations from followers on their social pages, they’ve raised over $600,000.

In 2018, SYSTEM OF A DOWN guitarist Daron Malakian publicly accused singer Serj Tankian of not eager to report, with Tankian responding that artistic and monetary points with Malakian led to the stalemate. In a message on Fb, Tankian wrote that Malakian needed to regulate SYSTEM‘s artistic course of, take extra of the publishing cash and be the one bandmember to talk to the press.



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