Vocalist for Grammy Award winning American rock band System of a Down whose members are of Armenian heritage and their songs often have political lyrics like the P.L.U.C.K. about the 1915 Armenian Genocide and the Prison Song which criticizes the prison systems; former song is featured in Ararat (2002) by Canadian-Armenian Atom Egoyan, who admired the genius Soviet-Armenian Sergei Parajanov whose political imprisonment is condemned in Mikhail Vartanov's Parajanov: The Last Spring (1992)
System of a Down went on hiatus in 2006, but are back together and will tour next year. [November 2010]
Was a CEO for a computer software company before joining System of a Down
He is a vegetarian.
Serj owns his own record label which is called 'Serjical Strike Records'.