What does SOAD stand for?

System of a Down

Fans of the band System of a Down often refer to the group as SOAD. This heavy metal band has been active since 1994. It is comprised of lead vocalist and keyboardist Serj Tankian, vocalist and guitarist Daron Malakian, bassist and vocalist Shavo Odadjian, and drummer John Dolmayan.

SOAD's music often contains leftist political themes and commentary. Some of the band's most popular songs include:

  • "Chop Suey!"
  • "B.Y.O.B."
  • "Spiders"
  • "Aerials"


What's your favorite SOAD album?
Def Toxicity
A SOAD fan listing their favorite songs
A SOAD fan listing their favorite songs

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Updated November 1, 2022

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