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Leaked Demos From SYSTEM OF A DOWN Side Project Not Legit

The Pulse of Radio reports: SYSTEM OF A DOWN side project SCARS ON BROADWAY, which features guitarist Daron Malakian and drummer John Dolmayan, has posted a message at its official web site claiming that material that has surfaced online in the guise of "demos" from the band are not legitimate recordings. The post said, "Lately, ...

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PARADISE LOST Films 'Unreachable' Video

UK gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST filmed the newest promotional video for the "In Requiem" album, for the song "Unreachable", on Tuesday, November 6 at Woodland Hills, Sherman Oaks, Glendale and Malibu, California. The clip was directed by Diran Noubar of Karmantra/Kayane Productions, who directed the soon-to-be-released "Over the Madness" documentary about PARADISE LOST, as ...

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'Talking Metal On Fuse' To Premiere Next Week

Fuse, the national music television network, has green-lighted "Talking Metal on Fuse", a one-hour pilot that brings the number-one heavy metal/hard rock podcast on iTunes to television. Hosted by Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy — the ultimate metal geeks and hard rock aficionados — the show provides a unique perspective and insider's view into the ...

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EVANESCENCE, TRIVIUM, EVERY TIME I DIE Members Talk Halloween

Altitude TV has posted the Halloween edition of its "Metalogy" program featuring interviews with EVANESCENCE, TRIVIUM, EVERY TIME I DIE, NORMA JEAN, UNDEROATH and DROID and more on their best Halloween moments and costumes. Watch the two-minute clip below. SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian told The Pulse of Radio the best idea for ...

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SERJ TANKIAN On 'Tavis Smiley'; Video Available

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian was a guest recently on the late-night television talk show "Tavis Smiley" on PBS. Watch a four-minute excerpt from the interview below. Serj Tankian's solo debut, "Elect the Dead", sold 66,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 4 ...

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KORN, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, DISTURBED Singers Talk Halloween Plans

The Pulse of Radio reports: Wednesday (October 31) is Halloween, one of the biggest and most increasingly popular holidays on the calendar. The day is normally filled with costumes, parties, haunted houses, horror movies, trick-or-treating and all kinds of spooky and entertaining events and activities, and we asked several of our favorite musicians how they'll ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Covers THE BEATLES' 'Girl'; Video Available

Fan-filmed video footage of SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian performing a cover of THE BEATLES' "Girl" on October 22, 2007 at The Granada Theater in Dallas, Texas can be viewed below. In a recent interview with Live Daily, Serj was asked which covers was going to be performing on his current tour. "One ...

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SERJ TANKIAN On Fuse TV's 'The Sauce'; Video Available

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian was a guest on Fuse TV's "The Sauce" on October 11. Watch the eight-minute segment below. Serj Tankian's first solo album, "Elect the Dead" was released this past Tuesday (October 23). Tankian says that the CD is the result of years of songwriting, during which the singer composed ...

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NINE INCH NAILS' REZNOR Releasing Album Online

The Pulse of Radio reports: NINE INCH NAILS frontman Trent Reznor is releasing the new album from hip-hop poet Saul Williams as a digital release, letting fans either download it for free or pay five dollars. Titled "The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of Niggyy Tardust", the record will be available for download starting on November ...

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SERJ TANKIAN's Home Has Close Brush With California Fires

The Pulse of Radio reports: Serj Tankian is one of many artists and celebrities who has a home in the Southern California area that is currently endangered by massive fires, and told a Seattle radio station on Tuesday (October 23) that his area was under orders to evacuate. But Tankian arrived in California on Wednesday ...

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Elect the Dead - SERJ TANKIAN

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian is the first to break the band's self-imposed hiatus with his debut solo album, "Elect the Dead", and the most immediate and welcome thing is that the record, of course, is free of the overbearing, whiny vocals of SYSTEM guitarist Daron Malakian, whose apparent need to take more ...

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SERJ TANKIAN With WYCLEF JEAN; Audio Available

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian recently teamed up with Wyclef Jean on a track called "Riot" for the ex-THE FUGEES member's forthcoming offering, "Carnival II: Memoirs of an Immigrant", which is due December 4. "He sent me the track and said, 'Check it out, and let me know what you think and if ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Planning Deluxe Edition Of Solo Album

The Pulse of Radio reports: SYSTEM OF A DOWN vocalist Serj Tankian will release a deluxe edition of his upcoming debut solo album, "Elect the Dead", according to FMQB.com. The expanded package will come with four bonus tracks, a 48-page booklet and a code that accesses a site featuring exclusive content. The deluxe version of ...

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BIGELF: 'Hex' To Receive U.S. Release

Psychedelic rock act BIGELF has set an October 30 North American release date for its cult, underground album "Hex". Recorded in 2003, "Hex" will now be available domestically for the first time ever via the Custard label. Flaunting a sound that interfuses all the best elements from the late '60s / early '70s rock movement, ...

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SERJ TANKIAN: 'Saving Us' Video Available

The third video has been released from Serj Tankian's upcoming solo album, "Elect the Dead". The "Saving Us" clip — which was directed by acclaimed rock photographer Kevin Estrada — can be viewed below. The SYSTEM OF A DOWN vocalist will hold a series of "theatre listening parties" around the country on October 22 where ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Names Touring Band The FCC

The Pulse of Radio (formerly Launch Radio Networks) reports: SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian has named his new solo touring band the FCC, according to HardDrive Radio. The letters do not stand for the dreaded Federal Communications Commission, but for something that they'll fine you for if you say it on the air. ...

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