System of a Down (SOAD) was full last night at the Halle Tony Garnier in Lyon, for his concert dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide. The Californian metal band consisting of American Ameno give 7 concerts in Europe, the last will be held in Yerevan on April 23, on the occasion of the centenary of the extermination of the Armenians. Photo report of Jacques Avakian. Captions: Raphaële Tavernier.
Engaged, the four members of the metal quartet, all of Armenian descent, wanted to with this particular tour marking the centenary celebrations of the Armenian Genocide and also evoke the memory of the victims of 1915.
Make a strong political commitment, Lyon concert SOAD began so sensational via an animated video, recalled the Armenian Genocide.
The leader of System Of A Down, Serj Tankian, here on stage in Lyon, recently committed to maintaining recognition of the Armenian Genocide in the US House of Representatives.
Press Conference SOAD
“We are touched and honored to mark this solemn occasion by sharing our music with our French fans. The support we have received in France and throughout the world makes us hope that the international community will push the Turkish government to do what is right instead of what suits him politically. It is time for the truth and healing, not only for the millions of Armenians eager to justice, but also for the Greeks, Assyrians and other minorities who have also lost their lives. »
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