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Encyclopedia > Scars on Broadway
Scars on Broadway
Also known as Scars
SOB
Origin Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genre(s) Rock
Alternative metal
Years active 2003, 2006-present
Associated acts System of a Down
Axis of Justice
Serj Tankian
Amen
SCUM
Hella
Team Sleep
Website Official site
Members
Daron Malakian
John Dolmayan
Franky Perez
Dominic Cifarelli
Danny Shamoun
Former members
Shavo Odadjian
Casey Chaos
Greg Kelso
Zach Hill

Scars on Broadway (also referred to as Scars or abbreviated as SOB) is a new project of System of a Down guitarist Daron Malakian. The band currently consists of System of a Down members Daron Malakian (vocals/guitar) and John Dolmayan (drums), Franky Perez (guitar/backing vocals), Dominic Cifarelli (bass), and Danny Shamoun (keyboards/percussion).Album will be released on july 29th Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Rock is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars, and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles, however saxophones have been omitted from newer subgenres of rock music since the 90s. ... Alternative metal is an eclectic form of music that gained popularity in the early 1990s alongside grunge. ... System of a Down (commonly referred to as System or abbreviated as SOAD) is an American rock band, formed in 1995 in Glendale, California. ... Axis of Justice is a non-profit organization co-founded by Serj Tankian (of System of a Down) and Tom Morello (from the band Rage Against the Machine and the now defunct Audioslave). ... Serj Tankian (Armenian: ) (born August 21, 1967 in Beirut, Lebanon[1]) is a Lebanese-born Armenian-American singer, songwriter, poet, activist, and multi-instrumentalist. ... Amen (sometimes all-capitalised to AMEN) is a cross-genre hard rock band formed in 1994, continuing on today. ... Norwegian/American band formed in 2004 with members from Amen, Emperor and Turbonegro. ... Hella is a musical duo from Sacramento, California. ... Team Sleep is an experimental rock group led by singer/guitarist Chino Moreno, better known for fronting the Sacramento-based band Deftones. ... Daron Vartan Malakian (Armenian: ) (born 18 July 1975) lead guitarist in the Armenian-American band System of a Down. ... John Dolmayan (Armenian: ) (born July 15, 1973 in Lebanon) is a musician, best known as the drummer for the Armenian-American alternative metal band System of a Down. ... Shavo Odadjian (Armenian: ) (born April 22, 1974, Yerevan, Armenia as Shavarsh Odadjian) is the bassist for the Armenian American-based alternative metal band System of a Down and a member of the group Achozen. ... Casey Chaos is the frontman of punk rock band Amen. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... System of a Down (commonly referred to as System or abbreviated as SOAD) is an American rock band, formed in 1995 in Glendale, California. ... System of a Down (commonly referred to as System or abbreviated as SOAD) is an American rock band, formed in 1995 in Glendale, California. ... Daron Vartan Malakian (Armenian: ) (born 18 July 1975) lead guitarist in the Armenian-American band System of a Down. ... John Dolmayan (Armenian: ) (born July 15, 1973 in Lebanon) is a musician, best known as the drummer for the Armenian-American alternative metal band System of a Down. ...

Contents

History

In December of 2005, Malakian said in an interview that he "could release ten solo records tomorrow.". He also said, " I have tons of material laying around. After these albums," (Mezmerize and Hypnotize) "I'm gonna go off to learn how to brain and do something on my own, just like Serj. And no, System of a Down is not breaking up. We're just gonna do like KISS and put out our own solo records." Digipak cover Digipak cover of Mezmerize. ... Hypnotize is the fifth album by System of a Down and the second half of the Mezmerize/Hypnotize double album. ... Kiss is an American rock band formed in New York City in January 1973. ...


Malakian is currently recording the self-titled debut album for Scars on Broadway. "Ghetto Blaster Rehearsals" was supposedly a leak of new Scars on Broadway material, but in a 2007 letter, Daron announced on his website that these tracks weren't in any way affiliated to Scars on Broadway as it exists today and that the music is from a disbanded project from four years ago (most likely the one that featured the line-up with Casey Chaos). At this time, the only confirmed members were Malakian on vocals and guitar with System of a Down member John Dolmayan on drums. Casey Chaos is the frontman of punk rock band Amen. ... System of a Down (commonly referred to as System or abbreviated as SOAD) is an American rock band, formed in 1995 in Glendale, California. ... John Dolmayan (Armenian: ) (born July 15, 1973 in Lebanon) is a musician, best known as the drummer for the Armenian-American alternative metal band System of a Down. ...


On March 14, 2008, Scars launched an advertising contest challenging fans to post the Scars on Broadway countdown banner on the best websites they can find and submit screenshots. The prize is a cymbal signed by John and Daron.


The band's website featured a countdown timer, counting down to 15:00 PST of March 28, 2008. Additionally, above the timer, in quotation marks was the phrase "They say it's all about to end". The timer was relative to PST time. When the countdown ended, the song "They Say" was made available on the site. The song is also available for listening on the band's official MySpace page, it is available for free download.


Scars on Broadway played their first live show April 11, 2008 at the Whisky A Go Go in Los Angeles, CA. They have also confirmed to be playing with Metallica at KFMA Day 2008 in Tucson, AZ[1]. On January 22, 2008 Scars on Broadway were announced to be performing at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on April 26, 2008[2]. Metallica is a Grammy Award-winning American heavy metal/thrash metal band formed in 1981[1] and has become one of the most commercially successful musical acts of recent decades. ... is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the annual music and arts festival. ... is the 116th day of the year (117th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


On May 2, 2008, Scars announced on their official website that their debut album, Scars on Broadway, will be released on the 29th of July.


Band members

Current members

  • Daron Malakian - lead vocals, rhythm guitar (2003, 2006-present)
  • John Dolmayan - drums (2007-present)
  • Franky Perez - guitar, backing vocals (2008-present)
  • Dominic Cifarelli - bass (2008-present)
  • Danny Shamoun - keyboards, percussion (2006-present)

Daron Vartan Malakian (Armenian: ) (born 18 July 1975) lead guitarist in the Armenian-American band System of a Down. ... John Dolmayan (Armenian: ) (born July 15, 1973 in Lebanon) is a musician, best known as the drummer for the Armenian-American alternative metal band System of a Down. ...

Former members

  • Shavo Odadjian - bass (2006-2007; was thought to be part of the project but later had no association with it)
  • Casey Chaos - vocals (2003; part of the original project in 2003)
  • Greg Kelso - rhythm guitar (2003; part of the original project in 2003)
  • Zach Hill - drums (2003; part of the original project in 2003)

Shavo Odadjian (Armenian: ) (born April 22, 1974, Yerevan, Armenia as Shavarsh Odadjian) is the bassist for the Armenian American-based alternative metal band System of a Down and a member of the group Achozen. ... Casey Chaos is the frontman of punk rock band Amen. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

Discography

Albums

  • 2008: Scars on Broadway
  • TBA: second studio album[3]

Demos

  • 2003: Ghetto Blaster Rehearsals

External links

  1. ^ Scars On Broadway: KFMA Day
  2. ^ Scars on Broadway website
  3. ^ [1]

3. Scars on Broadway on Myspace
4. Scars on Broadway Lyrics MySpace is a social networking website offering an interactive, user-submitted network of friends, personal profiles, blogs, groups, photos, music, and videos. ...

Daron Vartan Malakian (Armenian: ) (born 18 July 1975) lead guitarist in the Armenian-American band System of a Down. ... John Dolmayan (Armenian: ) (born July 15, 1973 in Lebanon) is a musician, best known as the drummer for the Armenian-American alternative metal band System of a Down. ... Shavo Odadjian (Armenian: ) (born April 22, 1974, Yerevan, Armenia as Shavarsh Odadjian) is the bassist for the Armenian American-based alternative metal band System of a Down and a member of the group Achozen. ... Casey Chaos is the frontman of punk rock band Amen. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Axis of Justice is a non-profit organization co-founded by Serj Tankian (of System of a Down) and Tom Morello (from the band Rage Against the Machine and the now defunct Audioslave). ... Singles from Elect the Dead Released: August 7, 2007 Released: September 25, 2007 Released: 2007 Elect the Dead is the debut solo album by System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian. ... Vartan Malakian Vartan Malakian (born February 14, 1947) is an Armenian-American artist born in Iraq who now lives in Los Angeles. ... Screamers is a 2006 documentary by director Carla Garapedian. ... System of a Down (commonly referred to as System or abbreviated as SOAD) is an American rock band, formed in 1995 in Glendale, California. ... System of a Down (commonly referred to as System or abbreviated as SOAD) is an American rock band, formed in 1995 in Glendale, California. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ...

 
 

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