Daron Malakian Famous Quotes & Sayings

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46 Daron Malakian Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Daron Malakian Sayings: I just think religion is something ... It could be a beautiful thing for the I just think religion is something ... It could be a beautiful thing for the individual, but when it becomes organized, that's when religion starts taking a kind of ugly turn to me.
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Daron Malakian Sayings: I don't ever put down bands. I don't ever put down bands.
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Daron Malakian Sayings: I'll always be a member of System of a Down. That will never change. I'll always be a member of System of a Down. That will never change.
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Daron Malakian Sayings: How does a band like System of a Down get big? How does a band like System of a Down get big?
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Daron Malakian Sayings: I don't understand some of the music I hear on MTV or the radio, because I don't understand some of the music I hear on MTV or the radio, because they don't mention the times we live in. They have nothing to do with nothing.
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Daron Malakian Sayings: Music is an emotion, and I put it out there. Music is an emotion, and I put it out there.
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Daron Malakian Sayings: In 'Kill Rock n' Roll,' the choruses came about at the moment I was listening In 'Kill Rock n' Roll,' the choruses came about at the moment I was listening to a lot of the Supremes, and if you listen to that part, you can hear a melody and a harmony there that's not too far away from what the Supremes would probably be doing, but there's heavy guitars in the back.
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Daron Malakian Sayings: I don't get it when people complain that baseball games are too long. I don't get it when people complain that baseball games are too long.
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Daron Malakian Sayings: There's no rule that says you have to make records constantly, like clockwork, to continue There's no rule that says you have to make records constantly, like clockwork, to continue being who you are.
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Daron Malakian Sayings: You can't just release double albums and expect people to sit there and devote their You can't just release double albums and expect people to sit there and devote their time to it.
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Daron Malakian Sayings: I like to watch retarded people have sex, am I alone? I like to watch retarded people have sex, am I alone?
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Daron Malakian Sayings: I guess you'd say I'm a gearhead. It's not just guitars; I have five or I guess you'd say I'm a gearhead. It's not just guitars; I have five or six drum sets, a bunch of keyboards ... It's like Guitar Center exploded, and all the cool stuff dropped in my backyard. I'm a really lucky guy, I have to admit.
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Daron Malakian Sayings: System of a Down is the music that I wanted to buy but couldn't find System of a Down is the music that I wanted to buy but couldn't find at the store. It's the band I wanted to be a fan of.
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Daron Malakian Sayings: Back in the day, when the emperor or the king or whatever waged war, they Back in the day, when the emperor or the king or whatever waged war, they went to war, too. But that's been lost in time.
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Daron Malakian Sayings: I would expect another Scars album before another System album. I would expect another Scars album before another System album.
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Daron Malakian Sayings: Other kids would take their parents to the toy store and I'd take my mom Other kids would take their parents to the toy store and I'd take my mom to the record store.
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Daron Malakian Sayings: Masturbation is great for the right arm Masturbation is great for the right arm
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Daron Malakian Sayings: I'm not very happy. I'm frustrated with human beings. I'm the guy who just wants I'm not very happy. I'm frustrated with human beings. I'm the guy who just wants to smack people in the face and say, 'Wake up!'
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Daron Malakian Sayings: I would never cancel a tour unless I had real reasons and personal things that I would never cancel a tour unless I had real reasons and personal things that require my undivided attention.
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Daron Malakian Sayings: Why don't presidents fight the war? - Why do they always send the poor? Why don't presidents fight the war? - Why do they always send the poor?
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Daron Malakian Sayings: I'll be honest with you: politically, I have no issue with people, but my beef I'll be honest with you: politically, I have no issue with people, but my beef sometimes is with religion at the end of the day.
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Daron Malakian Sayings: It's important not to take yourself too seriously, ... and I think sometimes people take It's important not to take yourself too seriously, ... and I think sometimes people take us a lot more seriously than we take ourselves, especially when it comes to politics. Politics, for me, is a reflection of the world I live in. But love is just as important as politics to me. They both exist in the world, you know? And if you don't reflect the entire world around you, then you're leaving something out.
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Daron Malakian Sayings: Superman told me ... that we needed to make a double ... type of record Superman told me ... that we needed to make a double ... type of record ... and so I answered: 'Okay, Superman. We will make ... a double type of record but it won't be a double album because ... Batman ... didn't want a double album'
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Daron Malakian Sayings: Masturbation is good for the right arm. Masturbation is good for the right arm.
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Daron Malakian Sayings: If I was money-motivated, I wouldn't have joined a rock band with three other Armenian If I was money-motivated, I wouldn't have joined a rock band with three other Armenian guys.
Daron Malakian Sayings: I don't think when I'm doing music. Things just happen. I've even taken my clothes I don't think when I'm doing music. Things just happen. I've even taken my clothes off while performing. But then I'm so shy that I can't even take my clothes off in the dressing room, even though it's just the other guys in the band in here with me. It's really weird.
Daron Malakian Sayings: Does it bother me that some people are burning their own System CDs and taking Does it bother me that some people are burning their own System CDs and taking money out of my pocket? Not really. This has always been about putting the best possible version of the song in the fans hands. It was like selling an artist's painting before he had finished it.
Daron Malakian Sayings: A lot of MTV's programming is hip-hop based, and the messages are usually all about A lot of MTV's programming is hip-hop based, and the messages are usually all about bling bling. A lot of hip-hop artists sing about stuff that's more important, but they seldom get heard. The ones who get heard are the ones saying, 'Think about yourself. Make your money. It's all you. Everybody have a good time and party.'
Daron Malakian Sayings: You know, even U2 took a little time off, and then they came back with You know, even U2 took a little time off, and then they came back with a new sound.
Daron Malakian Sayings: I ain't got no beef with Obama. I ain't got no beef with Obama.
Daron Malakian Sayings: Basically I write songs, and I need for there to be a home for these Basically I write songs, and I need for there to be a home for these songs.
Daron Malakian Sayings: In the Middle East in the summertime, to keep cool, a lot of people sleep In the Middle East in the summertime, to keep cool, a lot of people sleep on the rooftops.
Daron Malakian Sayings: I am depressed sometimes, but it's not what keeps me at home or focused on I am depressed sometimes, but it's not what keeps me at home or focused on work.
Daron Malakian Sayings: I was always searching for something bigger, faster and better, and Slayer came up with I was always searching for something bigger, faster and better, and Slayer came up with that.
Daron Malakian Sayings: As a musician, I don't think I'm the greatest guitar player. I'm a bigger fan As a musician, I don't think I'm the greatest guitar player. I'm a bigger fan of the drums than I am the guitar; I just happen to play guitar. I play drums almost every day at my house. I wrote a lot of songs behind the drum kit, just having the music and vocals in my head and playing the rhythm.
Daron Malakian Sayings: Politicians use religion, and they get their troops riled up with religion. Politicians use religion, and they get their troops riled up with religion.
Daron Malakian Sayings: My dad is my biggest influence on me as a musician, even though he's not My dad is my biggest influence on me as a musician, even though he's not a musician.
Daron Malakian Sayings: Music is pretty much all I do. Music is pretty much all I do.
Daron Malakian Sayings: I always want to grow and top myself. I always want to grow and top myself.
Daron Malakian Sayings: A lot of times, I don't feel responsible for the songs myself. But that's my A lot of times, I don't feel responsible for the songs myself. But that's my job or my place in life: to keep my search and catch the ideas before they pass me by.
Daron Malakian Sayings: Whatever I write has to evolve around my taste in music at that moment, because Whatever I write has to evolve around my taste in music at that moment, because that always changes.
Daron Malakian Sayings: Every song I've written is luck, I think; it's luck - 'How did that just Every song I've written is luck, I think; it's luck - 'How did that just happen?'
Daron Malakian Sayings: In Glendale, where I live, there's a street called Broadway. The bottoms of the light In Glendale, where I live, there's a street called Broadway. The bottoms of the light posts have swastikas on them.
Daron Malakian Sayings: People's attention spans don't run too long these days. People's attention spans don't run too long these days.
Daron Malakian Sayings: You put too many songs on your record, and it ends up like a family You put too many songs on your record, and it ends up like a family with too many kids: some of them get neglected.
Daron Malakian Sayings: I like structuring verses, choruses, but sometimes the verses might be a tango and the I like structuring verses, choruses, but sometimes the verses might be a tango and the choruses might be death metal.