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SERJ TANKIAN Interviewed At Germany's ROCK AM RING; Video Available

Germany's MTV conducted an interview with SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian at this year's Rock am Ring festival, which took place June 6-7 in Nrburgring, Germany. Watch the two-minute chat below. As previously reported, Serj Tankian is collaborating with playwright Steven Sater on a musical called "Prometheus Bound", according to Spinner.com. Tankian has ...

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SERJ TANKIAN: New Czech TV Interview Posted Online

A Czech TV interview with SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian conducted on June 5, 2008 Ostrava, Czech Republic can be viewed below. As previously reported, Serj Tankian is collaborating with playwright Steven Sater on a musical called "Prometheus Bound", according to Spinner.com. Tankian has already finished eight songs for the show, which is ...

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SCARS ON BROADWAY To Film 'They Say' Video

SCARS ON BROADWAY, the new band from SYSTEM OF A DOWN guitarist Daron Malakian and drummer John Dolmayan, has tapped Paul Minor (MUSE, FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND) to direct the video for its first single, "They Say" (hear audio below). SCARS ON BROADWAY will release its self-titled debut on July 29 via Interscope Records. Daron ...

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ENGEL: 'Next Closed Door' Video Available

"Next Closed Door", the new video from ENGEL the Gothenburg, Sweden-based quintet featuring guitarists Marcus Sunesson (ex-THE CROWN) and Niclas Engelin (PASSENGER, ex-GARDENIAN, IN FLAMES), drummer Mojjo (RELEVANT FEW, DRACENA), vocalist Mangan Klavborn, and bassist Michael Hkansson (ex-EVERGREY) can be viewed below. The clip was filmed in Belgrade, Serbia with Rock The Nation. The track ...

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METALLICA's Future With WARNER MUSIC Unclear

The Pulse of Radio reports that METALLICA's future with its record label, Warner Bros. Records, may not extend past the release of the band's ninth studio album this fall. According to Bloomberg.com, Edgar Bronfman Jr., CEO of the Warner Music Group, of which Warner Bros. Records is a division, declined to comment on the status ...

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ENGEL: New Audio Interview Available

An audio interview with ENGEL guitarist Niclas Engelin (PASSENGER, ex-GARDENIAN, IN FLAMES) conducted by Karma E. Omowale of the FourteenG metalzine on April 26, 2008 can be heard at this location. ENGEL the Gothenburg, Sweden-based quintet featuring guitarists Marcus Sunesson (ex-THE CROWN) and Engelin, drummer Mojjo (RELEVANT FEW, DRACENA), vocalist Mangan Klavborn, and ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Singer Working On Musical

The Pulse of Radio reports that SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian is collaborating with playwright Steven Sater on a musical called "Prometheus Bound", according to Spinner.com. Tankian has already finished eight songs for the show, which is based on the classic Greek tragedy. The Tony Award-winning Sater, who worked with musician Duncan Sheik ...

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THE HAUNTED Confirmed For Sweden's HULTSFRED Festival

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED have been confirmed for the Hultsfred festival, set to take place June 12-14 in Hultsfred, Sweden. The festival will include performances by the following hard rock/heavy metal artists (among many others): RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE LINKIN PARK HIM SERJ TANKIAN DANKO JONES MUSTASCH RAISED FIST ALTER BRIDGE THE HAUNTED ARCH ENEMY ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Might Expand Setlist On Tour

The Pulse of Radio reports: STONE TEMPLE PILOTS returned to life on Saturday (May 17) with a headlining performance at Columbus, Ohio's Rock on the Range festival, kicking off their first tour in more than six years with a 17-song set heavy on audience favorites and radio hits. But bassist Robert DeLeo told The Pulse ...

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SCARS ON BROADWAY Confirmed For Germany's AREA4 FESTIVAL

SCARS ON BROADWAY, the new band from SYSTEM OF A DOWN guitarist Daron Malakian and drummer John Dolmayan, has been confirmed for the Area4 Festival, set to take place August 29-31 in Ldinghausen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: APOCALYPTICA BETA SATAN BLOODLIGHTS DIE RZTE DREDG GOGOL BORDELLO KILIANS LESS THAN JAKE ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Ready To Rock Again

The Pulse of Radio reports: Although they announced their reunion with a private seven-song show in Los Angeles last month, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS will make their official return to the stage on Saturday (May 17) in front of tens of thousands when they headline the first day of the Rock on the Range festival in ...

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ROCK ON THE RANGE Performance Times Announced

America's premiere rock festival Rock On The Range has announced performance times for the two-day event, Saturday, May 17 and Sunday, May 18 at Columbus Crew Stadium, centrally located in the heart of the country (see times below). Last year's inaugural festival was sold out, proving there was a huge audience of true rock fans ...

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WITHIN CHAOS, THE DESTRO Added To OZZFEST

WITHIN CHAOS and THE DESTRO have been added to the Texas (Third) Stage at this year's one-day Ozzfest, which is scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 9 at Pizza Hut Park in Dallas, Texas. The festival billing is now as follows: Main Stage: OZZY OSBOURNE METALLICA SERJ TANKIAN HELLYEAH JONATHAN DAVIS CAVALERA CONSPIRACY SHADOWS ...

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ENGEL To Support SERJ TANKIAN In Denmark

ENGEL the Gothenburg, Sweden-based quintet featuring guitarists Marcus Sunesson (ex-THE CROWN) and Niclas Engelin (PASSENGER, ex-GARDENIAN, IN FLAMES), drummer Mojjo (RELEVANT FEW, DRACENA), vocalist Mangan Klavborn, and bassist Michael Hkansson (ex-EVERGREY) will support SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian on June 11 at Train in Aarhus, Denmark. Upcoming ENGEL shows: May 25 - Gothenburg, ...

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SCARS ON BROADWAY Signs With INTERSCOPE

According to The Pulse of Radio, SCARS ON BROADWAY, the new band from SYSTEM OF A DOWN guitarist Daron Malakian and drummer John Dolmayan, has signed with Interscope Records and will release its self-titled debut on July 29. The pair held off on shopping for a record contract until completing the CD. Malakian told The ...

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SCARS ON BROADWAY Sets Release Date For Debut Album

SCARS ON BROADWAY, the new rock band featuring SYSTEM OF A DOWN guitarist/vocalist Daron Malakian and drummer John Dolmayan, will release its self-titled debut album on July 29. As opposed to SOAD, SCARS ON BROADWAY is "driven more by rock than it is by metal, even though there might be some metal overtones there," Malakian ...

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SERJ TANKIAN On 'Last Call With Carson Daly'; Video Available

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian took part in an interview and performance on last night's episode of NBC-TV's "Last Call with Carson Daly". Watch the footage below. Tankian recently told Billboard magazine that he would like to perform concerts online in order to reduce his carbon footprint and help the environment. Tankian explained, ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Interviewed On Polish TV: Video Posted Online

Poland's TVP2 conducted an interview with SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian prior to his April 11, 2008 concert in Warsaw. Watch the 10-minute chat below. Tankian recently told Billboard magazine that he would like to perform concerts online in order to reduce his carbon footprint and help the environment. Tankian explained, "I've had ...

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SHADOWS FALL Comments On Calgary's MONSTERS OF ROCK Festival

Massachusetts metallers SHADOWS FALL have issued the following update: "Just checking in from the road to let you know we have some exciting news to announce. This summer we will be playing one of the dates on OZZY OSBOURNE's Monsters Of Rock festival. "July 26th we will be at McMahon Stadium in Calgary (Alberta) with ...

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