Scars On Broadway Want To Succeed On Their Own Merits

Scars on Broadway, featuring System of a Down members Daron Malakian and John Dolmayan, spoke with Fox News Channel about their debut album. “We don’t want the success of Scars on Broadway to be based on the success of System of a Down,” Dolmayan said. “We want Scars on Broadway to succeed or fail based on the body of work. I guess that’s the mission for us.” Watch the feature below.

On TV: Ra Ra Riot, Amy Lee, Scars On Broadway

Rock acts on television this week include:

Ra Ra Riot, who perform on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ (CBS) on Monday.

Amy Lee of Evanescence, who performs on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ (NBC) on Monday.

Blues Traveler, who perform on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ (CBS) on Tuesday.

Kings of Leon, who perform on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ (NBC) on Tuesday.

O.A.R., who perform on ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ (NBC) on Tuesday.

Scars on Broadway, who perform on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ (ABC) on Tuesday.

Secondhand Serenade, who visits ‘Steven’s Untitled Rock Show’ (Fuse) on Tuesday.

Ashley Hamilton, who visits ‘The View’ (ABC) on Thursday.

Coheed and Cambria, who visit ‘Steven’s Untitled Rock Show’ (Fuse) on Thursday.

Scars On Broadway ‘World Long Gone’ Video

Scars On Broadway are out with the video to their new single ‘World Long Gone’, the second release off the Los Angeles rock group’s self-titled debut album, out now on Interscope Records. Watch it via YouTube below.

Scars On Broadway Interview & ‘They Say’ Live Performance

Scars On Broadway 'They Say'

Altitude TV caught up with Scars on Broadway’s Daron Malakian and John Dolmayan, who talked about their self-titled debut album and System of a Down not getting back together anytime soon. When the interviewer compared their situation to Slipknot and Corey Taylor with Stone Sour, Malakian responded, “This is what we’re focused on right now. Nobody’s talked about System right now. I think when they were doing that whole thing they actually had it planned Slipknot was actually gonna come back, but we’re just 100% focused on what Scars is doing right now.”

The interview, and a performance of their new single ‘They Say’, has since been removed by Altitude TV.

James Hetfield On ‘Death Magnetic’, Daron Malakian On ‘Stoner-Hate’ caught up with Metallica, where frontman James Hetfield talked about how the band’s upcoming album ‘Death Magnetic’ is being positioned in terms of the group’s sound evolution between ‘Justice’ and ‘Black Album’. “I even say between ‘Puppets’ and ‘Justice’, so it’s just ‘And Justice for Puppets’.” They also speak wth Scars On Broadway, where Daron Malakian talked about the “ridiculous” song ‘Stoner-Hate’, which is about his imaginary gang of angry hippies. Watch the clip, mostly in German, except the interviews with James and Daron, below.

Scars On Broadway ‘They Say’ Video

Scars On Broadway 'They Say' music video

Scars On Broadway are out with the video to their new single ‘They Say’, the first release from the Los Angeles based alternative rock group’s self-titled debut album, out now on Interscope Records. Watch it below.

Scars On Broadway 'They Say' cover art

John Dolmayan Previews Scars On Broadway’s Debut Album

Scars On Broadway 'They Say'

System of a Down’s Daron Malakian and John Dolmayan are nearing completion of their debut Scars on Broadway album, and Dolmayan with Artisan News Service about the project, slated for a summer 2008 release. “We’re trying to go in a different direction than System, because System still exists,” Dolmayan said. “We wanted to take an opportunity to explore some of the other musical tastes we have.” Watch the interview at YouTube.

Daron Malakian Offers Update On New Band

Daron Malakian of System of a Down posted the following blog to fans on his new band’s Myspace page on Thursday (August 16):

Hey everyone. I just wanted to give you all an update on what’s goin’ on with my new band Scars On Broadway.

I have partnered up with John Dolmayan who is playing drums, and I’m on vocals and guitar, etc. Accompanied by some great musicians, we are preparing to go into the studio really soon to record our debut album.

John and I are really excited about this new project and can’t wait to get on stage and perform live for you guys.

Till then, keep a close eye on the Scars on Broadway myspace page, and official website, for the latest news, and music…

…and prepare to be SCARRED FOR LIFE!!!

Daron Malakian