Check out all of today’s new releases in the music world!
New Kscope signees O.R.K., made up of world-class progressive music masters have shared the first new music from their new album, Ramagehead, due on 22nd of February. As a testament to their greatness, the new single and video for ‘Black Blooms’ features vocals from System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian. Check it out! Continue reading
Guitar master Steve Dadaian is releasing his new full-length album in early 2019 dubbed Follow The Light. The album releases on February 1st and promises more shred guitar, symphonic style arrangements, and wild melodies. The album also features appearances from Bjorn Strid of Soilwork, intro theme by Serj Tankian of System of a Down! Pre-Orders are live now via Bandcamp, and other retailers next month. Watch the first video for the title track right now. Continue reading
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
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