Daron Malakian’s Scars On Broadway Books A West Coast Tour This March

System Of A Down Guitarist Darron Malakian’s Scars On Broadway has booked mini headline tour of the west coast for this March. The dates are in support of their 2018 album Dictator. The current incarnation of the band includes Darron’s fellow SOAD’er John Dolmayan and the album includes songs that were intended for the SOAD album that has yet to come to fruition. Continue reading

Watch Daron Malakian And Scars On Broadway Perform At The Grammy Museum

LOS ANGELES, CA – JULY 23: Daron Malakian performs at The Drop: Daron Malakian at The GRAMMY Museum on July 23, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rebecca Sapp/WireImage) *** Local Caption *** Daron Malakian

On the heels of releasing his new album, Dictator, with his band Scars On Broadway, Daron Malakian stopped by The Grammy Museum in Hollywood for a special unplugged performance. The band played songs from all of their albums, including some deep cuts and System of A Down covers too. Check out these exclusive photos by Rebecca Sapp for WireImage.com and some footage from the gig. Continue reading

Daron Malakian & Scars on Broadway – Dictator


I owe Daron Malakian an apology. I was going to make every effort to try and disaggregate Scars on Broadway from System Of A Down, but Malakian is such a huge, distinctive personality and performer with a powerful influence and a unique (and that’s not a word that is used lightly on these hallowed pages) way of presenting his musical ideas that it’s impossible to do so. Added to this, we now know from statements emanating from both Malakian and Serj Tankian that some of the tracks on the second Scars… album, Dictator (independent release) had been mooted for a potential SOAD reunion album, but with that possibility, seemingly increasingly distant, Malakian, who recorded all the instruments as well as the songwriting and performing the vocals, has taken the step of releasing the album after sitting on the tracks for six years.Continue reading

System Of A Down Confirms A New Album Is Not In The Works

As previously reported by Ghost Cult, System Of A Down/Scars on Broadway guitarist and singer Daron Malakian has confirmed to Kerrang! magazine that SOAD has been stalled in its attempts to record a follow-up to its Mezmerize and Hypnotize double albums, released in 2005. The band had been in the studio the last few years and recorded some demos for new songs, but apparently, Serj Tankian has been the lone holdout.Continue reading

Listen To A Brand New Scars On Broadway Song – Lives

Scars On Broadway (Daron Malakian of System of A Down) have dropped a brand new single for their next as yet, untitled release. ‘Lives” was shared by the band on their Instagram, which you can see below. They are also releasing a music video for the track later today. Continue reading