System Of A Down - Protect The Land (Official Video)


Watch the official music video for "Protect The Land" by System Of A Down
“Protect The Land” and “Genocidal Humanoidz” - Out Now:

Official video for “Protect The Land”:
Official audio for “Genocidal Humanoidz”:
Speaking Out For Artsakh:

These two new tracks are available for purchase on our official Bandcamp page: where band proceeds go to the Armenia Fund. Our full statement can be found there. The funds from Bandcamp + pre-orders of our new merch collection are being used to provide crucial, desperately needed aid and basic supplies for displaced civilians, young and old, who are affected by the hideous war crimes inflicted upon Artsakh by Azerbaijan and Turkey. Please consider the opportunity to download these songs as an act of charity irrespective of how you choose to listen to them today, tomorrow and for years to come.

Pre-order our Protect The Land / Genocidal Humanoidz merch here:
Directed by Ara Soudjian and Shavo Odadjian
Producer: Lara Aslanian
Dir. of Photography: Mko Malkhasyan
Armenia Unit
Director: Armen Soudjian and Arnold Ghazarian
Co-Director: Arman Nshanian
Producers: Ani Vorkanyan and Edgar Karapetyan
Special thanks to Bars Media, CivilNet, Artsakh Public TV, Varante Soudjian, Apo Avedissian, Mher Petrosyan, Aram Production, Armen Aghaeian, Raffi Asatoorian, Anthony Catchadoorian, ANC Australia, Nyree Cooper, Asko Akopyan and Ara Alejandro Kevorkian for contributing source footage and other assistance.
The big gun tells you what your life is worth
What do we deserve before we end the earth
If they will try to push you far away
Would you stay
And take a stand
Would you stay with gun in hand
They protect the land
They protect the land
Those who protect the land
Those who protect the land
Those who protect
The enemy of man is his own decay
If they’re evil now then evil they will stay
They will try to push you far away
Would you stay and take a stand
Would you stay with gun in hand
They protect the land
They protect the land
They protect the land
Our history and victory and legacy we send
From scavengers and invaders those who protect the land
Those who protect the land
Those who protect
Those who protect the land
Those who protect
Some were forced to foreign lands
Some would lay dead on the sand
Would you stay and take command
Would you stay with gun in hand (with gun in hand)
They protect the land
They protect the land
They protect the land
Our history and victory and legacy we send
from scavengers and invaders those who protect the land
Our history and victory and legacy we send
from scavengers and invaders those who protect
Those who protect the land
Those who protect the land
Those who protect
Those who protect the land
Those who protect
Additional Credits:
Production Company: Friendly Filmworks
Creative Director: Sako Shahinian
Line Producer: Meher Kourouyan
1st AC: David Asambadze
2nd AC / DIT: Sebastian Guerra
Gaffer: Zhirayr Avetisyan
Key Grip: Dmitry Labzin
Grip: Tigran Nersisian
Makeup: Sosi Bournazyan
Wardrobe: Houri Mahserejian
PA: Shahe Mazbanian
Edited by: Ara Soudjian, Lara Aslanian, and Hrag Yedalian
Motion Graphics: Garen Mirzaian
Color: Nick Sanders
BTS/Documentary Unit
Documentarian: Hrag Yedalian
Mher Petrosyan
Karbis Sarafyan
Still Photography: Armen Keleshian
Armenia Unit
Armenian Sequences Edited by: Armen Soudjian and Arnold Ghazarian
Production Company Armenia: anEva Production
Dir. of Photography: Argo Baroyan
1st AC: Gevorg Baroyan
2nd AC: Sevak Mkhoyan
Focus Puller: Kevork Tutundjian
Production Coordinator: Jemma Sahakyan and Karlen Galstyan
Follow System Of A Down:
Instagram: systemofadown
Twitter: systemofadown
Facebook: web. systemofadown
#SystemOfADown #ProtectTheLand #GenocidalHumanoidz


  • HHB Stema
    HHB StemaΠριν ώρα

    2nd quarantine cant get any better

  • Eziz Qasimov
    Eziz QasimovΠριν ώρα

    Qarabağ Azərbaycandır🇦🇿!

  • Евгнн Рлд
    Евгнн РлдΠριν 2 ώρες

    Ребята из Армении!! Держитесь

  • Ulfric Stormcloak
    Ulfric StormcloakΠριν 3 ώρες

    I wonder how many of those soldiers got blown up by drones Dope song tho

  • English репетитор Bal
    English репетитор BalΠριν 3 ώρες

    a good initiative but a very weak song for SOAD

  • Ella Sar
    Ella SarΠριν 4 ώρες

    Only Love!

  • soiung toiue
    soiung toiueΠριν 4 ώρες

    The only System I believe in!

  • Ирина Маркина
    Ирина МаркинаΠριν 4 ώρες

    Oh my God, this is all so very awful. We live in the 21st century, when people will already understand that war is the worst thing in the world?

  • Princess Scarlet
    Princess ScarletΠριν 5 ώρες

    I found the people complaining about how the new SOAD tracks just sound like Scars on Broadway with Serj funny because like... Scars on Broadway sounds like SOAD without Serj lol

  • DannySOADFAN
    DannySOADFANΠριν 5 ώρες

    When i saw the notification from Twitter i had never been so happy

  • soiung toiue

    soiung toiue

    Πριν 4 ώρες

    Why are the Armenian people persecuted so, nearly to the level of the Hebrew? Study history, truth is stranger than fiction.

  • Colt Vigil
    Colt VigilΠριν 6 ώρες

    Hell yeah. System of a Down is back

  • Andrea Majstorović
    Andrea MajstorovićΠριν 6 ώρες

    What's the monastery in the end of the video? Beautiful place

  • HelleneSpirit
    HelleneSpiritΠριν 6 ώρες

    Our Brothers (Armenians) once more have been attacked and they've been pushed away from their lands by a combination of (Turks,Azeris,and others).Allies such as west and Russia betrayed them as always do.Our prays is with you BROTHERS.Beautiful song well done System Of A Down, i always liked yours songs and videos but this is epic congrats!!!

  • anonymous ff
    anonymous ffΠριν 6 ώρες

    Aeeee caralho eles voltaram

  • Carl
    CarlΠριν 6 ώρες

    oh man I survived to listen to these songs!

  • Jeremy Lengkong
    Jeremy LengkongΠριν 7 ώρες

    the dislike is from the Azerbaijanis and Turks with its Syirian Mercenaries

  • Amir Shohrod Khozri
    Amir Shohrod KhozriΠριν 7 ώρες

    Bahahahah Noldu bəs 🤔🤔😂😂😂😂

  • A Common Person
    A Common PersonΠριν 7 ώρες

    Ahhhhh, but the mother Latinoamerica is teared apart Good song, tough

  • Luis Toledo
    Luis ToledoΠριν 7 ώρες

    Chile support the Armenian brothers 👍👍👊👊💪💪🤟🤟

  • Rian Dedy
    Rian DedyΠριν 8 ώρες

    Semua orang harus tau, kalau mereka kembali!!!

  • Ivan Fedorin
    Ivan FedorinΠριν 8 ώρες

    Позор всей нации

  • Дмитрий
    ДмитрийΠριν 8 ώρες

    Я так понимаю, мы бы ждали нового творчества Системы ещё долго, еслиб не было бы войны. Миру мир войне пиписка!

  • Alberto Bernado
    Alberto BernadoΠριν 8 ώρες

    Hey U2, u not alone x)...philanthropy, i never see

  • Marcos Vinícius
    Marcos ViníciusΠριν 8 ώρες

    Serj e Daron, mais do que nunca mandando mto bem nas vozes, é mto bom ver essa banda que fez parte da minha infância na ativa novamente!

  • redman0324
    redman0324Πριν 9 ώρες

    Why are the Armenian people persecuted so, nearly to the level of the Hebrew? Study history, truth is stranger than fiction.

  • Luiza Barseghyan

    Luiza Barseghyan

    Πριν 2 ώρες

    @Javier G.Cantón It is the idea of panturkism. Armenia is the only Christian country in between. This map explains more than thousands words. Orange is Armenia and the green are Turkic nations.

  • Javier G.Cantón

    Javier G.Cantón

    Πριν 3 ώρες

    Why? I want to know more about that

  • Артем Абрамов
    Артем АбрамовΠριν 9 ώρες

    просрали землю...

  • Klaus Kleber
    Klaus KleberΠριν 10 ώρες

    Stay strong my christian armenian brothers and sisters! 🙏🇦🇲 ✟

  • Maddyy V
    Maddyy VΠριν 10 ώρες

    this song reminds me of ZOMBIES by cranberries

  • #Gud Gainz
    #Gud GainzΠριν 11 ώρες

    I’m a hip hop head, but SOAD is the only band I’ll look up🔥

  • Jon Stevens
    Jon StevensΠριν 11 ώρες powerful. Loved this band since the beginning and they come back when they know its right! Passion, freedom...So much we need to protect right now

  • Marcos Huerta
    Marcos HuertaΠριν 11 ώρες

    Viva Armenia y Viva System Of A Down!!!!!

  • Mike Kahvegian
    Mike KahvegianΠριν 11 ώρες

    Thank you for your support❤🇦🇲

  • Shane
    ShaneΠριν 11 ώρες

    Hmm it’s not that great. Really “smoothed out” compared to older stuff. Even. Normalized. Also the vocals sound like he’s not really into them. Not dynamic. Abruptness was such a big part of their sound. Dramatic changes... I mean the band is so divided. Finding middle ground always results in this compromised sound. Like taking sandpaper to a very pointed tool and blunting it. It’s not edgy anymore

  • Berkin Elmas
    Berkin ElmasΠριν 11 ώρες

    Well thats a bruh moment

  • Andi Mehmetaj
    Andi MehmetajΠριν 11 ώρες

    You must protect the Land 💪🏻 Respect from Albania, we are with Armenian peoples.

  • Ulker Allahyarova
    Ulker AllahyarovaΠριν 11 ώρες

    We are not against the music you are doing. It is your business, your music. You have millions of fans all over the world. But you are supposed to sing for peace in those lands instead.

  • To kio
    To kioΠριν 12 ώρες

  • ZenPlays
    ZenPlaysΠριν 12 ώρες

    Did I just witness my country being hated? I acctually love armenian’s as a turk I just don’t fucking understand why we are enemies, I am even friends with one armenian.. even greeks. I am just saying the new generation will decide the peace on the world.

  • Adam Gazurek
    Adam GazurekΠριν 13 ώρες

    no crew of SOAD were harmed during this

  • The Horse Outside
    The Horse OutsideΠριν 13 ώρες

    I thought the makers of Hypnotize and Mesmerize would have more integrity than to run an army recruitment ad as their comeback song

  • Timbob Jones
    Timbob JonesΠριν 13 ώρες

    This is some of the dumbest b.s. I've ever heard .

  • Stanislaw Pilich
    Stanislaw PilichΠριν 13 ώρες

    God bless Armenia. Big respect from Poland 🇦🇲 🇵🇱

  • F F
    F FΠριν 13 ώρες

    Algum brasileiro?

  • Plácido Andrade
    Plácido AndradeΠριν 14 ώρες

    Na moral, som do caralho!

  • Primalplow
    PrimalplowΠριν 14 ώρες

    Protect the land!!

  • Chris M
    Chris MΠριν 14 ώρες

    I love how Shavo looks exactly the same.

  • 25 С
    25 СΠριν 14 ώρες

    Спасибо за чудесную песню)

  • Nicollas Luvezutti
    Nicollas LuvezuttiΠριν 14 ώρες

    To muito feliz esperei muito por musica nova

  • Marcel Dege
    Marcel DegeΠριν 14 ώρες

    Even with all the internal differences by now, they are able to unite again to drop a Message and Support their people. Awesome. Love you Guys.

  • The Horse Outside

    The Horse Outside

    Πριν 13 ώρες

    there are better messages than "drop what you're doing and go to war", like seriously BYOB is the direct opposite of this

  • Hamid Sorkhroo
    Hamid SorkhrooΠριν 15 ώρες

    Am I dreaming??? OMG THEY'RE FKING BACK ^_^

  • Kyle Kent spuddy Caballes
    Kyle Kent spuddy CaballesΠριν 15 ώρες

    System of a Down never gets old, wish I was exposed to your music earlier than I did. Your music made this year better than it should be. Stay strong! Greetings from the Philippines!

  • Türkiye'de Bir Azerbaycanli
    Türkiye'de Bir AzerbaycanliΠριν 15 ώρες

    Yazık kafanıza.

  • St George
    St GeorgeΠριν 15 ώρες

    Yeah SOAD you are the Best of the Best... Let's improve in this message you will see the change but first you have to change in order to see it

  • Jotaro Kujo
    Jotaro KujoΠριν 16 ώρες

    The legends have returned

  • Ксения Зайцева
    Ксения ЗайцеваΠριν 16 ώρες

    Очень трогательный клип и песня, надеюсь эта война скоро закончится

  • RJ Wozz
    RJ WozzΠριν 17 ώρες

    why would 43k plus people not like something that supports everyone?

  • Huseyn Mammadov
    Huseyn MammadovΠριν 17 ώρες

    Did we forget about what happened in Khojaly or do we still remember

  • Ulker Allahyarova

    Ulker Allahyarova

    Πριν 3 ώρες

    @Rhodesian LSSAH I ain't care what u think of my accent. It is not my language and I use it in the way I like. I even don't need any translator. Got it. There no point in chatting with you. Stop talking about my country's propaganda. Continue in that way. Good day

  • Rhodesian LSSAH

    Rhodesian LSSAH

    Πριν 7 ώρες

    @Ulker Allahyarova what? Bruh u aint even coherent. If you ain't capable of communicating without the use of a translator app, then don't bother cuz youre inarticulate. State sanctioned propaganda is worthless outside your country.

  • Ulker Allahyarova

    Ulker Allahyarova

    Πριν 11 ώρες

    @Rhodesian LSSAH yeah Armenian are multicentural suffering people probably. Only they were victims of brutality and violence. They just take peace with them wherever they go. We experienced it on our own

  • Rhodesian LSSAH

    Rhodesian LSSAH

    Πριν 12 ώρες

    Who is we? Bruh yall killed over 2 million Armenians.

  • Chloes Kloset
    Chloes KlosetΠριν 17 ώρες

    All the edgy kids who say they were born in the wrong generation are quaking in their boots

  • Bruno Carlos
    Bruno CarlosΠριν 17 ώρες

    Só eu que já ouvi umas 500 vezes?? amo!!

  • TRC killeros
    TRC killerosΠριν 17 ώρες

    the only good event in 2020

  • The Horse Outside

    The Horse Outside

    Πριν 13 ώρες

    a band whose parting message was anti-war posting an army recruitment video?

  • Duru Güneş
    Duru GüneşΠριν 17 ώρες


  • Hilmi Cem Intepe FAN
    Hilmi Cem Intepe FANΠριν 17 ώρες


  • Паша Тарасенко
    Паша ТарасенкоΠριν 17 ώρες

    Власти всё поделить не могут деньги и сферы влияния! Война - зло

  • Nicolas Paz
    Nicolas PazΠριν 18 ώρες

    A lot of armenian people lives in Uruguay 🇺🇾

  • Trevol


    Πριν 12 ώρες

    @Ali Ganbarov you idiot 😂😂 armenians have always lived in Artsakh accept the fact

  • Ali Ganbarov

    Ali Ganbarov

    Πριν 13 ώρες

    Just hope that in 50 years they won't kill there everyone and claim that those territories belonged to them since dinosaurs (they actually said that about Karabakh lol)

  • Donatello
    DonatelloΠριν 19 ώρες


  • Okky Ooa
    Okky OoaΠριν 19 ώρες

    I'm fans SOAD form INDONESIA 😍😍

  • St1TCH mkd
    St1TCH mkdΠριν 19 ώρες

    Long live Armenia from Macedonia

  • mbarashan
    mbarashanΠριν 19 ώρες

    Арцах! 🇦🇲

  • Ilia
    IliaΠριν 19 ώρες

    Всем привет. Soad все эти годы был с нами под брендом Scars on Broadway. Приятного прослушивания ;)

  • Vlogging Bastendo's Movie Room
    Vlogging Bastendo's Movie RoomΠριν 20 ώρες

    So glad that they're back.

  • AnswearGD Eduardo Bautista
    AnswearGD Eduardo BautistaΠριν 20 ώρες

    This song is very epic. Yes a new song after of years❤

  • Vladislavs Filipovs
    Vladislavs FilipovsΠριν 20 ώρες

    Будьте прокляты, политики, из-за вас страдают невинные люди. Группе огромное уважение

  • Francesco Melotto
    Francesco MelottoΠριν 20 ώρες

    Mettete mi piace se siete qui per Segre!

  • rrrichina
    rrrichinaΠριν 20 ώρες

    vim no espanto ver isso e ta massa como sempreeeee

  • brennon vonbokern
    brennon vonbokernΠριν 20 ώρες

    Bro i love ur music a lot keep up the good work

  • Ali Ganbarov
    Ali GanbarovΠριν 22 ώρες

    Actual lyrics: They return the land! Kid taken out on mother's hand Comes back to those lands on a tank 30 years of occupation comes to an end They return the land! Now, that the war is over and all those people are left there to live in peace (as was promised!!), you can finally tell the truth! They only cared about returning their own land and 1 mln refugees to their homes!

  • alen blog
    alen blogΠριν 23 ώρες


  • Stalin's brother hitler
    Stalin's brother hitlerΠριν ημέρα

    Just poor literature

  • bronx bronx2121
    bronx bronx2121Πριν ημέρα

    Karabach is Aserbaidschan Stop that 😂😃

  • Alexander Zaliznyy
    Alexander ZaliznyyΠριν ημέρα

    God bless Artsakh.

  • Ahmet Tolga Karabulut
    Ahmet Tolga KarabulutΠριν ημέρα

    You do ceasefire then disrupt it then cry why do they kill us why do they kill us you losers

  • Zhyryll Lyrics
    Zhyryll LyricsΠριν ημέρα

    To anyone who is reading this: Please don't hurt/kill yourself. You matter so much to me, even though I've never met you. You matter more than any earthly thing that you can buy with money. You matter to me, your family, your friends, and anyone else who cares about you. Remember that there will always be at least one person that loves you. God. 💕

  • Evan


    Πριν 6 ώρες

    There is no god

  • Arturo García

    Arturo García

    Πριν 7 ώρες


  • Space Alien
    Space AlienΠριν ημέρα

    For the Armenian people. Greetings from Australia, my wishes for all the Armenian's.

  • matt butler
    matt butlerΠριν ημέρα

    Anyone that has the guts to put there life on the line for there country and fight for what they believe in is a hero fuck the people that dislike this 💪 great song boys look forward to see more thank you

  • Dieter Peten
    Dieter PetenΠριν ημέρα

    War is a crime, nobody should be forced to take a gun. There are no borders only land and humans.

  • Ahmet Tolga Karabulut

    Ahmet Tolga Karabulut

    Πριν 21 ώρα

    @Dieter Peten Oh sorry I agree with you I didn't understand you well

  • Dieter Peten

    Dieter Peten

    Πριν 21 ώρα

    @Ahmet Tolga Karabulut you havent understood what i said. Wars allways starts when the beginner throws a stone back. No nations No borders only Humans.

  • Ahmet Tolga Karabulut

    Ahmet Tolga Karabulut

    Πριν 22 ώρες

    Armenians start the war

  • hasan sabbah
    hasan sabbahΠριν ημέρα

    they couldn't protect the laaaaaannddfff

    I AM BEARCATΠριν ημέρα

    43K People have lost taste in music over these hard times.

  • The Horse Outside

    The Horse Outside

    Πριν 13 ώρες

    43K people don't like army recruitment ads

  • Gabriel Jeeg
    Gabriel JeegΠριν ημέρα

    SOAD 💜✊🏼

  • ꧁Z o d i a c꧂ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ
    ꧁Z o d i a c꧂ʕ•ᴥ•ʔΠριν ημέρα

    After 15 years, they have returned...

  • Daniel Manns
    Daniel MannsΠριν ημέρα

    I want give many cash! But I can't now

  • Selcuk TATAR
    Selcuk TATARΠριν ημέρα

    I love SODAM but i never support the war. Civils dead.

  • Alper Çelik
    Alper ÇelikΠριν ημέρα

    Where is ''the army''?

  • Jon McLaughlin
    Jon McLaughlinΠριν ημέρα


  • Veji Jahaj
    Veji JahajΠριν ημέρα

    For people sending them death threats you are ridiculous Much love to System of a Down from I’m Albanian and I’ve always supported your music 🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱

  • Veji Jahaj
    Veji JahajΠριν ημέρα

    I recently started listening to them back in august because I found aerials on a playlist hadn’t realized they didn’t make music for 15 years

  • Randy Rockets
    Randy RocketsΠριν ημέρα

    SOAD coming back in 2020 is exactly what we needed...

  • arin comack
    arin comackΠριν ημέρα

    Missed you immensely. Separately you are great. Together your collective talent is beyond words!

  • 3 Wheel Motion
    3 Wheel MotionΠριν ημέρα

    "Modern globalization, coupled with condemnations"

  • Tommy Alessandro
    Tommy AlessandroΠριν ημέρα


  • Эдуард Кодис
    Эдуард КодисΠριν ημέρα

    Remember Karabaj 🇦🇲 , remember Kosovo 🇷🇸