|Daron Malakian in the video for "Chop Suey!"|
Wow! It's already been 10 years since System of a Down released Toxicity. A whole decade!!!
I remember listening to this album when it just came out. The emotional intensity of the lyrics and performance was captivating. Being a long time enthusiast of both heavy metal and alternative rock, these songs captured the best parts of both styles. In the autumn of 2001, I must have listened to this album a hundred times while exercising.
Serj Tankian's voice can be both comforting and harsh. In either case, it's cathartic. I really adore this album.
|System of a Down's Toxicity was released on September 4, 2001.|
Let's listen to some music.
Here are the most famous songs off the album: