Serj Tankian teases title track of ‘Elasticity’ EP, originally meant for System Of A Down

Serj Tankian has shared a clip of the title track from his forthcoming ‘Elasticity’ EP – you can listen to it below.

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Tankian announced the project last May, explaining that the “EP of rock songs” was comprised of material originally intended for a new System Of A Down album. However, he said the group were ultimately unable to “see eye to eye” and move forward together.

Taking to Twitter earlier this week (February 1), Tankian posted a 26-second clip of the official ‘Elasticity’ video, which will arrive tomorrow (February 4). The clip was produced by the singer’s friend Ilya Naishuller and directed by Vlad Kaptur.

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“Can’t wait for you all to check it out,” Tankian wrote. You can see that post below.

Upon the project’s announcement last year, Tankian explained: “I always have random rock tracks done at different times and I sit on them. And then one day the right project or right idea for releasing them will come along.

“They all have piano or synthesizers, which is a little different than the four-person crew with System although we had some synths as well. It’s got stuff that’s really heavy, heavy and there’s a funny aspect and then there’s a song about my son. It kind of runs the gauntlet on diversity of thematic expression: political, non-political.”

A release date for the ‘Elasticity’ EP has not yet been announced.

Last month, System Of A Down shared the video for ‘Genocidal Humanoidz‘. The song was released last November as a double A-side single alongside ‘Protect the Land’, marking the band’s first new material in 15 years.

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Serj Tankian recently addressed the future of SOAD, saying that the band “can continue, if we’re on the same page”.

Meanwhile, Tankian is set to be the subject of a new documentary called Truth To Power. Featuring interviews with System, Rage Against The Machine, Rick Rubin and more, the film will arrive on February 19.