Album: Harakiri (2012)
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  • System of a Down leader Serj Tankian's third solo album, Harakiri, is titled after the Japanese term signifying ritualistic suicide. It was inspired by reports he heard in early January 2011 of mass bird and fish deaths around the world. "The omen was not lost on me," he said. "Varied creatures on earth were committing massive hara-kiri. Do they know something we don't about the coming times or the sustainability of the environment?" The symbolism of entire species eradicating themselves on a large scale is an underlying theme on the entire record.

Comments: 3

  • Joe from Wellington Nzgreat music. it is different to the regular system of down sound, but also strangely similar. it is hard to explain. you should just listen to it for yourself.
  • Yoh Tah from PhilippinesBeautiful message to everyone.. the rule of human beings on earth..
  • Zack from Noblesville, InGreat song.
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