John Dolmayan is the drummer for System of a Down who has made pro-Donald Trump statements in addition to rallying in opposition to Black Lives Matter, Bill Clinton and Bernie Sanders.
On November 7, System of a Down released their first new music in 15 years. The band launched two songs “Protect the Land” and “Genocidal Humanoidz.” In a assertion, the band stated that the brand new music was launched following the army assaults by Azerbaijan on Armenia over the disputed space of Artsakh.
Prior to the discharge of the music, Dolmayan told Rolling Stone that he needed the United States to intervene in Artsakh saying:
What I would really like [Trump] to do is shield the pursuits of the United States however, on the identical, time shield the values of the United States and what we stand for. There’s injustice taking place. We cannot simply enter into battle for financial causes. I get that we’ve to suppose of the curiosity for the [U.S.] going ahead, however we’ve to stroll the stroll and speak the speak. Don’t be a hypocrite.
Dolmayan is the brother-in-law of System of a Down’s lead singer Serj Tankian. In the summer season of 2020, Dolmayan referred to as Trump “the best buddy to minorities.” On the opposite hand, Tankian stated that these favored System of a Down and Donald Trump have been “hypocrites.” Tankian defended Dolmayan in an Instagram post. The singer stated that he “loves and respects” Dolmayan regardless of their political variations. Tankian added, “The quantity of on-line hate and stupidity in opposition to him and I are unjustifiable.”
In phrases of politics, Tankian stated Dolmayan has “at all times been my stalwart ally in efforts for recognition of the Armenian genocide inside Soad.”
A search by Heavy exhibits no reference to Donald Trump on the band’s official Twitter account.
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