SYSTEM OF A DOWN Premieres 'Hypnotize'

Launch Radio Networks reports: SYSTEM OF A DOWN premieres the video for the title track from its upcoming "Hypnotize" album today (Tuesday, November 1) on its own web site,, as well as In addition, the clip is airing once an hour until midnight tonight on MTV2. The video was directed by bassist Shavo Odadjian, who filmed the band performing in Grand Rapids, Michigan on September 28. Odadjian also directed the band's previous video, for "Question!"

"Hypnotize", the album, will be released on November 22. A DualDisc version will feature behind-the-scenes footage from the making of both "Hypnotize" and its companion disc, "Mezmerize", which came out in May. The artwork for both discs combines to form one unified image, while the last song on "Hypnotize", called "Soldier's Side", completes "Soldier's Side Intro", which opens "Mezmerize".

Fans who pre-order "Hypnotize" through the band's web site can receive a limited edition "Hypnotize Fan Pack." The package includes the DualDisc edition of the album, a digital download of the title track that can be downloaded immediately after purchase, and a numbered SYSTEM OF A DOWN lithograph featuring artwork from the CD.

SYSTEM OF A DOWN plans to tour the U.S. again in early 2006.


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