System of a Down is Reuniting, European Dates Announced (Is a US Tour Forthcoming?)

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When news broke that our beloved System of a Down was reuniting and playing in Europe for two weeks in June 2011, my brain started shorting. After going on indefinite hiatus in 2006 (just a few months after releasing their fifth album, Hypnotize), System of a Down left a discernible gap in the spectrum of intelligent rock music.

And because we missed them so...

On their site, the band said they don't have a "master plan of sorts," but "We are playing these shows simply because we want to play together again as a band and for you, our amazing fans."

European Dates:
6/2/11 - Italy, Milan, Milan Fiera Arena (
6/4/11 - Germany, Nurnberg, Rock im Park
6/5/11 - Germany, Nurburgring, Rock am Ring
6/6/11 - France, Paris, Omnisports de Bercy
6/9/11 - Switzerland, Interlaken, Greenfield Festival
6/11/11 - UK, Castle Donington, Download Festival
6/13/11 - Austria, Nickelsdorf, Novarock
6/15/11 - Germany, Berlin, Wuhlheide
6/17/11 - Sweden, Gothenburg, Metaltown Festival
 6/19/11 - Finland, Seinajoki, Provinssirock

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