System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian has released the first slate of dates for his upcoming tour in support of his third solo release, “Harakiri.” Tankian will start his tour in the U.S. with dates along the Pacific Northwest and West Coast, as well as a date in Nevada. The U.S. leg of his tour will begin September 19th and go through September 28th. From there, Tankian and his band, The FCC, will head overseas for the European leg of the tour, beginning October 7th in London.
In conjunction with the announcement of the upcoming tour dates, Alternative Press has premiered the video for the song, ‘Uneducated Democracy.’ The video was created by students in Tankian’s home country of Armenia. The students attend the Tumo Center for Creative Technologies in Armenia. It is an after school center in Yerevan, Armenia that teaches teens skills in a variety of technological fields, including: web design, digital media, video game development and much more. The video for ‘Uneducated Democracy’ can be viewed here: http://www.altpress.com/aptv/video/video_premiere_serj_tankian_uneducated_democracy. The students also developed a behind-the-scenes making of video that can also be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDQ4ZNMjeb4&feature=youtu.be.
The videos for ‘Harakiri’ and ‘Figure It Out’ are also both available now on YouTube. The video for ‘Harakiri’ can be viewed at http://youtu.be/PQtRXqBQETA. Fans can check out the video for ‘Figure It Out’ at http://youtu.be/IlXb50LQehc.
Fans can get a full list of tour dates, and get the latest news from Serj Tankian online at http://www.serjtankian.com, http://www.facebook.com/serjtankian, http://youtube.com/user/serjtankian, and https://twitter.com/officialserj.
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