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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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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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