“I’ve zero respect for these guys. They are not good human beings.” System Of A Down’s Serj Tankian slams Think about Dragons for ignoring his considerations about ‘art-washing’ a genocidal dictatorship

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Final summer season, whereas on a household vacation, System Of A Down vocalist Serj Tankian took the time to put in writing a “form” private letter to Las Vegas pop-rock stars Think about Dragons asking them to rethink taking part in a present in Baku, Azerbaijan which he argued might be considered as an endorsement of the nation’s authoritarian President Ilham Aliyev, stating that to proceed with the gig at Baku Olympic Stadium “would assist whitewash the dictatorial regime’s picture.”

Forward of the band’s scheduled September 2 gig within the Azerbaijan capital, Tankian drew consideration to an AP information report highlighting a warning from a former chief prosecutor of the Worldwide Felony Courtroom that Azerbaijan was making ready genocide in opposition to ethnic Armenians in its Nagorno-Karabakh area.

“I actually really feel that performing in Azerbaijan would have a unfavourable affect in your model as properly,” the singer’s letter cautioned. “I’m assured that you could decipher all of the info for yourselves to resolve whether or not to cancel your live performance.”


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