Serj Tankian is a singer, multi-instrumentalist, producer, composer, writer and political activist. He is best known as the frontman for alternative metal band System of a Down.
Tankian, an Armenian immigrant who was born in Lebanon, moved to Los Angeles as a small child where he attended school with his future System of a Down bandmates. SOAD formed in 1995, signing with Rick Rubin in 1998. They have achieved commercial and critical success, releasing five studio albums including Toxicity (American Recordings, 2001) and the double album Mesmerize/Hypnotize (Sony, 2005), both of which debuted at... Read More