In a recent Reddit AMA
, System of a Down
drummer John Dolmayan
discussed his thoughts on file sharing and piracy. Dolmayan was asked by Reddit user empw; "Any thoughts on digital distribution? I would think with an album titled 'Steal This Album' you'd be all for it, and piracy as well."
To which the drummer responded:"The name of the album was ironic. If everyone gets it for free, no one will be able to create."
He also addressed rumors that System of a Down was breaking up, stating that this was not the case. However, the drummer admitted that the group had no plans to release a new album as of yet.
Dolmayan is currently working on a covers album project with James Hazley
. Under the monicker of These Grey Men
, the pair are rearranging tracks by the likes of David Bowie
. The record is being funded through Kickstarter. You can check out the pledge here