Most of the 16 tracks on System of a Down’s ‘Steal This Album’ were considered for ‘Toxicity,’ and guitarist Daron Malakian tells Billboard.com that the group intended to eventually release the songs. “We had planned to hold them for soundtracks or our next album,” he said, “but with the Internet, you can’t hold things anymore.” Frontman Serj Tankian added, “We didn’t want our sophomore effort to be a double-album. I think that’s pretentious, but we wanted to release these songs at some point. They’re not B-sides, and they’re not outtakes.”
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