System Of A Down's Serj Tankian

System Of A Down’s Serj Tankian To Appear on ‘Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown’


System Of A Down frontman Serj Tankian will guest on the forthcoming May 20th episode of Anthony Bourdain‘s CNN series ‘Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown‘. Together they will tour throughout out Armenia with historian Richard Giragosian. The following official plot description was provided for the episode:

Bourdain takes a wide-angle look at the culture and history of this country [Armenia,] heavily influenced by Europe and Russia, with guides musician of Armenian descent Serj Tankian (System Of A Down), and historian/Armenian resident Richard Giragosian. Breaking bread with Tankian at the restaurant Dolmama in Yerevan, during dinners with locals, the host explores the native and diaspora Armenian populations’ survival and achievements against the odds.”

Tankian himself also commented:

“So I guess the cats out of the bag about my trip to Armenia last year. Pictured next to me is one cool cat named @anthonybourdain. Catch us on his show @partsunknowncnn ‪on May 20‬ on @cnn as we cruise around Armenia in a sweet black Volga.”

If you missed the news, System Of A Down will be playing some West Coast shows later this year.