Daron Malakian (System of A Down) Talks About His Musical Upbringing With Ernie Ball

Ernie Ball's String Theory sits down with Daron Malakian to talk about his musical upbringing, influences, and approach to songwriting.

Daron Malakian @ the Glen Helen Amphitheater | Photo by Heaviest of Art

The renowned System of a Down guitarist, songwriter, and second vocalist sits down with Ernie Ball for their latest installment of String Theory, a video series that explores the sonic origins of some of music's most innovative players. Malakian plays parts from some of System's most popular songs and discusses his guitar playing origin, his love of music, and his approach to writing music for the Grammy Award winning band.


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System of a Down just wrapped up a sold out West Coast run of shows last month, one of which broke a 20-year record by exceeding 5o,ooo in attendance at the Glen Helen Amphitheater in San Bernardino. Heaviest of Art was present at the show and can confirm that it was insane.

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