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SCARS ON BROADWAY: Concert Review, Video Footage Posted Online

Legendary producer Rick Rubin (SYSTEM OF A DOWN, AUDIOSLAVE, METALLICA, RED HIT CHILI PEPPERS) and Jerry Cantrell from ALICE IN CHAINS are among the "celebrities" who witnessed the live debut of SCARS ON BROADWAY, the new band of SYSTEM OF A DOWN guitarist Daron Malakian and SYSTEM drummer John Dolmayan, Friday night (April 11) at ...

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METALLICA Rumored For This Year's OZZFEST

OZZY OSBOURNE and METALLICA are strongly rumored to be headlining this summer's Ozzfest, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can reveal. According to our sources, this year's edition of Ozzfest will consist of two separate two-day (Saturday/Sunday) events one of which will be held in Dallas in late July/early August, with OZZY headlining one day and METALLICA the other. The ...

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SERJ TANKIAN And TIM ROBBINS In 'Artist On Artist' Interview; Video Available

MySpace "Artist on Artist" continues to surprise with an exclusive interview between actor/writer/director Tim Robbins and SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian. The auspicious, activist pair find common ground in their desire to raise questions and promote political progression through their acclaimed work, such as Tankian's new solo project "Elect the Dead". Watch the ...

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OZZFEST 2008 Announcement Coming Soon

According to a posting on the official Ozzfest web site, the annual traveling heavy metal festival's organizers are "getting close" to announcing the details of this year's event. Make sure and sign up to Ozzfest.com so that you are e-mailed all of the info as soon as it is released. You can sign up for ...

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METALLICA, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, SLIPKNOT Confirmed For UK's READING, LEEDS Festivals

METALLICA, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, SLIPKNOT, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, SERJ TANKIAN and BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE have been confirmed for this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals, which will happen, as usual, in England over the August Bank holiday weekend from Friday, August 22 to Sunday, August 24. Three-day weekend tickets, including ...

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SERJ TANKIAN: Audio Interview Posted Online

The latest episode of "Talking Metal" features the uncut interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with SYSTEM OF A DOWN lead vocalist and solo artist, Serj Tankian, for their "Talking Metal on Fuse" pilot. The podcast can be downloaded at this location. iTunes users can also subscribe to "Talking Metal" for ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Performs On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'; Video Available

SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian performed the song "Empty Walls" on ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on this past Friday's (March 28) episode. Watch the performance below. As previously reported, Serj Tankian has been added to the lineup of this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, scheduled for April 25-27 at the Empire ...

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THE HAUNTED Confirmed For Spain's ELECTRIC FESTIVAL

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED have been confirmed for the Electric Festival, set to take place May 30-31 at John Lennon Auditorium in Getafe, Spain. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, May 30: RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE IGGY POP CAVALERA CONSPIRACY SERJ TANKIAN NOTHINK Saturday, May 31: METALLICA ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Talks Politics With CNN; Video Available

SYSTEM OF A DOWN's controversial frontman Serj Tankian was recently interviewed by CNN's Denise Quan about his political views and his debut solo album, "Elect the Dead". Watch the three-minute report below. Serj Tankian will be the featured musical guest on ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on the Friday, March 28 episode (which will ...

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SERJ TANKIAN To Perform On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian will be the featured musical guest on ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on the Friday, March 28 episode (which will actually air the morning of March 29 beginning at 12:05 a.m.). As previously reported, Serj Tankian has been added to the lineup of this year's Coachella Valley Music & ...

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EAGLES OF DEATH METAL Confirmed For Holland's PINKPOP Festival

EAGLES OF DEATH METAL has been confirmed for this year's Pinkpop festival, set to take place May 30 - June 1 in Landgraaf, The Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AIR TRAFFIC ALTER BRIDGE AMY MACDONALD BAD RELIGION BLOOD RED SHOES CAVALERA CONSPIRACY COUNTING CROWS EAGLES OF DEATH METAL EDITORS FICTION PLANE ...

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DROWNING POOL, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Added To ROCK ON THE RANGE

DROWNING POOL and FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH have just been added to the bill for the second annual Rock On The Range. They join the already announced power-packed line-up including the much-anticipated reunion of STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, plus KID ROCK, 3 DOORS DOWN, DISTURBED, STAIND, PAPA ROACH, SEETHER, SERJ TANKIAN, FLYLEAF, SHINEDOWN, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, FINGER ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN To Reunite At COACHELLA?

The Pulse of Radio reports: SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian has been added to the lineup of this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, scheduled for April 25-27 at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, California. With SCARS ON BROADWAY, the new band featuring SYSTEM guitarist Daron Malakian and drummer John Dolmayan, ...

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OZZFEST 2008 To Hit London In July?

Kerrang.com reports that Ozzfest 2008 is strongly rumored to be coming to the UK with a one-off show at London's 02 Arena on July 19. OZZY OSBOURNE, who begins a series a South American tour on March 30 with KORN and BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, looks set to headline the one-day extravaganza. Although promoters ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Launches Two New Web Sites

The Pulse of Radio reports that Serj Tankian has launched two new Web sites. The first, ElectTheDead.com, shares the name of his recently released debut solo album and focuses on political issues such as elimination of the Electoral College, capping corporate contributions to political campaigns, tax reforms and the abolishment of lobbying firms. Tankian said ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, WITHIN TEMPTATION, SOILWORK Confirmed For Spain's ELECTRIC FESTIVAL

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, WITHIN TEMPTATION, SOILWORK and QUEENSRŸCHE have been confirmed for the Electric Festival, set to take place May 30-31 at John Lennon Auditorium in Getafe, Spain. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, May 30: RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE IGGY POP CAVALERA CONSPIRACY SERJ TANKIAN NOTHINK Saturday, ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Interviewed by New Zealand's TV3; Video Available

David Farrier of New Zealand's TV3 recently conducted an interview with SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian. Watch the TV3 report and the full chat below. Tankian recently added more headlining U.S. dates to his current tour schedule, which finds the vocalist alternating between his own shows and an opening stint for FOO FIGHTERS. ...

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YAKUZA Frontman Performs With CEPHALIC CARNAGE In Chicago

YAKUZA frontman Bruce Lamont joined Denver's CEPHALIC CARNAGE on stage this past Sunday, February 24 at Reggie's Rock Club in Chicago to perform two cuts — Observer To The Obliteration Of Planet Earth" from CEPHALIC CARNAGE's 2002 album "Exploiting Disfunction" and "Global Overhaul Device" from 2007's "Xeonsapien". Lamont guests on the recording of the latter, ...

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SERJ TANKIAN, EDDIE VEDDER Speak Out On 'War' Soundtrack

The Pulse of Radio reports: SYSTEM OF A DOWN vocalist Serj Tankian and PEARL JAM frontman Eddie Vedder have both contributed songs to the soundtrack of "Body of War", a new documentary about a soldier named Tomas Young who was shot and paralyzed from the waist down during his first week of duty in Iraq. ...

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ROCK AM RING/ROCK IM PARK Festival Commercial Posted Online

A TV commercial for for this year's Rock am Ring and Rock im Park festivals — which are scheduled to take place June 6-7 in the German towns of Nürburgring and Nürnberg, respectively — can be viewed below. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 36 CRAZYFISTS ALTER BRIDGE BABYSHAMBLES BAD ...

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