System Of A Down have been slowly working on a followup to 2005's Mesmerize/Hypnotize, and while we probably shouldn't hold our breath for a release too soon, the band did just announce their first US shows in three years. They're all on the West Coast this October, and all with killer support from the reunited At The Drive In and modern metal staples Skeletonwitch. There's also a huge Glen Helen Amphitheater show with those three bands plus Incubus, Clutch and Pallbearer; and Sacramento's Aftershock Festival, which Incubus and At The Drive In both play.

Aftershock goes down October 13 & 14 in Discovery Park (SOAD play day two), and the other headliners are SOAD's past tourmates Deftones, the current version of Alice In Chains, and Incubus. In addition to At The Drive In, the lineup also includes Slash, Jonathan Davis of Korn, Everlast, GWAR, Monster Magnet, Plague Vendor, All Them Witches, Slothrust and more, plus others TBA. The complete initial lineup is on the poster below. Tickets go on sale Friday (4/13).

Watch System Of A Down's classic "Toxicity" video:

System Of A Down -- 2018 Tour Dates
Oct 13 – San Bernardino, CA – Glen Helen Amphitheater
Oct 14 – Sacramento, CA – Aftershock Festival
Oct 16 – Phoenix, AZ – Talking Stick Resort Arena
Oct 17 – San Diego, CA – Valley View Casino Center
Oct 19 – Las Vegas, NV – T-Mobile Arena