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Down with the System

Exclusive limited edition of the highly-awaited memoir from the System Of A Down legend
  • Author
    • Serj Tankian
Edition of 250
Regular price £100
Regular price Sale price £100

Title information

  • Published: May 14 2024
  • 660 g
  • 170 x 279mm
  • ISBN: 9781035419364

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About this Deluxe Edition

This Ultra Deluxe, Exclusive edition is specially presented with Serj's own artwork, They're Coming, printed on paper case.

It is quarter bound with ruby red wibalin spine and black foiling.

There are only 250 copies in existence, all hand numbered and signed by Serj.

This edition also features an exclusive picture section with images from Serj's early life and career, alongside extracts from his private journals.

Limited to 1 per customer, so pre-order now for despatch in May.

Image shows the book spine on, side on and open on the end papers where you can see the swirling red and grey of Serj Tankian's original artwork,

The incredible first memoir by System Of A Down frontman Serj Tankian

With nearly 40 million record sales, three albums topping the Billboard charts, a Grammy win and a legion of fans, System Of A Down are one of the biggest metal bands on the planet. At their core has always been Serj Tankian, whose journey from the streets of Beirut to rock superstardom is as remarkable and unlikely as you'll get.

By dint of luck, circumstance, struggle, and more than a little talent, Serj has had the chance to live an extraordinary life. In Down With the System, he retraces this remarkable and unlikely journey, and explores what it's taught him - about music, about art, about activism, and about himself. From teaming up with Tom Morello to push social justice causes on unsuspecting metalheads, arguing with LAPD officers over the best way to quell his rioting fans, and traveling with Anthony Bourdain through Armenia one meal at a time, Down With the System is an immigrant's tale, an activist's awakening, and rock memoir unlike any other.

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UK & International Shipping

Shipping is free for UK customers. International shipping costs are calculated at checkout. We use an end-to-end tracked service on all orders. This means that no matter where you are, you will be kept up to date on your delivery.

Customers in North America

In order to uphold territorial restrictions, we are sorry, we are unable to ship this product to the United States and Canada.

Dispatch & Delivery

We anticipate dispatching all pre-orders of this edition on its listed publication date, however this is an estimate and the final date may change. If this date changes, we will notify you within a reasonable period of time. We use a 48hr tracked service for UK deliveries and customers should receive copies within 2-3 days of the publication date. International customers will be a little longer depending on where they are in the world – we do use a premium, tracked service and you will be updated with your tracking info as soon as your order has been dispatched.

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