SCARS ON BROADWAY, the collaboration between SYSTEM OF A DOWN guitarist/vocalist Daron Malakian and drummer John Dolmayan, has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET:"SCARS ON BROADWAY's North American tour, scheduled to begin October 19, as well as their October 14 performance on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!', have been cancelled. Late last week, Malakian concluded that his heart wasn't into touring at this time, so he made the decision to cancel all scheduled performances. There are no plans to reschedule." SCARS ON BROADWAY sold just under 24,000 copies of its self-titled debut album in the United States during its first week of release to debut at position No. 17 on The Billboard 200 chart. This number represented roughly 36 percent of the 66,000 opening tally registered by "Elect the Dead", the debut solo effort from SYSTEM lead singer Serj Tankian, which came out last fall through the Warner Music Group. "Scars On Broadway" has shifted just 56,000 copies in the United States since its July 29 release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Italian news blog Musica Metal recently uploaded video footage of SCARS ON BROADWAY performing the song "Universe" (see below) on September 2, 2008 in Milan, Italy. Photos from the concert can be found at this location.
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