Harakiri, the new studio album from singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, poet and political activist Serj Tankian is set to be released July 10th on Reprise Records/Serjical Strike.

Today, Serj released a teaser video set to the music of his first single, Figure It Out. The video follows two thugs that kidnap, torture and water board an innocent mailbox. A full music video for Figure It Out will follow in the near future.

Figure It Out is released May 1st with Harakiri will be available for pre-order the same day through Serj's website and iTunes.

Earlier this week, it was announced that Serj and the rest of his bandmates in System of a Down will be performing a handful of dates in August:


2nd - Philadelphia, PA - Susquehanna Bank Center
4th - Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts Center
5th - Wantagh, NY - Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
7th - Washington, DC - Verizon Center Arenahttp://www.music-news.com/Admin/AddNews.asp
9th - Boston, MA - Comcast Center
11th - Montreal, QC - Heavy Metal Festival Parterre @ Parc Jean Drapeau
12th - Toronto, ON - Heavy Metal Festival Downsview Park
14th - Detroit, MI - DTE Energy Amphitheater
15th - Chicago, IL - Allstate Arena