The failure to agree on a musical direction has caused a creative impasse that guitarist Daron Malakian finds frustrating.
Malakian said in a recent interivew, “There’s just a certain way that System make albums, and there’s a bunch of us that want to make an album that way, and there is, I guess, one of us, [Serj], that doesn’t want to make an album that way and wants to make an album his way, and not everyone is on board with that.”
Malakian says he has new material, “Right now, if everyone got together and was ready to play ball, I have an album ready. If it was up to me, System would have never gone on hiatus.”
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