Ontronik Khachaturian

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ontronik "Andy" Khachaturian
Native name Անդրանիկ Խաչատրյան
Also known as OnTroniK™
Born (1975-01-25) January 25, 1975 (age 39)
Los Angeles, California, USA
Genres Electronic, alternative rock, progressive rock, alternative metal
Occupation(s) Musician, Producer, DJ
Years active 1990–present
Associated acts OnTronik™, System of a Down, The Apex Theory

Ontronik "Andy" Khachaturian (Armenian: Անդրանիկ (Անդի) Խաչատրյան) is a musician, producer and DJ. He is known for being the original co-founder/drummer (1993–1997) of the Grammy Award-winning rock band System of a Down and founder/lead singer (1999–2002) of the alt-progressive rock band The Apex Theory. Ontronik has worked with producers Don Gilmore, Alan Moulder, and Rich Costey at various studios such as NRG Recording Studios and Quad Recording Studios.[citation needed] He is currently working on producing for his project OnTronik™ as well as DJ-ing.


Ontronik co-founded and composed drum parts for System of a Down from 1993-1997.[1]

He also established and was the lead singer/songwriter for The Apex Theory 1999-2002.[2]


Band Position Start date End date
System of a Down Co-founder/Drums 1993 1997
The Apex Theory Founder/Vocalist 1999 November 2002



  1. ^ "OnTroniK: System of a Down Information". Retrieved July 18, 2010. 
  2. ^ "The Apex Theory". Retrieved April 4, 2012. 

External links[edit]