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TOM MORELLO Talks Politics; Video Available

Brian Adler of Adlercast.com conducted an interview with RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello shortly after Barack Obama was elected president of the United States. Watch the chat in three parts below. As previously reported, STREET SWEEPER, the Los Angeles-based rap-rock supergroup featuring Tom Morello and vocalist/emcee Boots Riley of THE COUP, has been ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE To Perform On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

Ozzy Osbourne will be the featured musical guest on ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on the Friday, March 27 episode (which will actually air the morning of March 28 beginning at 12:05 a.m.). Ozzy Osbourne's long-running traveling metal festival, Ozzfest, will not take place in 2009. A press release issued by Osbourne's publicist stated that the ...

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Musical Featuring SERJ TANKIAN Songs Now In Workshop

The Pulse of Radio reports that "Prometheus Bound", a new rock-based musical featuring songs composed by SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian, is currently being workshopped at the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The show's book and lyrics were written by Steven Sater, the award-winning creator of the Broadway hit "Spring Awakening". Tankian ...

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TOM MORELLO: New Performance Footage Available

Video footage of TOM MORELLO: THE NIGHTWATCHMAN performing "One Man Revolution" on November 1, at the Fillmore in San Fransisco, California can be viewed below. Also available is a clip of Tom playing the RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE hit song "Guerrilla Radio" at the November 3, 2008 in-store appearance at Easy Street Records in Seattle, ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Confirmed For Australia's BIG DAY OUT

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian has been confirmed for the 2008 Big Day Out festival tour of Australia and New Zealand. The six-show run begins January 16 in Auckland. Tankian is a Big Day Out veteran with several previous appearances under his belt. Big Day Out 2009 will tour the following cities: Auckland ...

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SCARS ON BROADWAY Cancels Tour, 'Jimmy Kimmel' Appearance

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 ...

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This Fabled City - TOM MORELLO: THE NIGHTWATCHMAN

Call it a sweeping wave of coffee-shop liberalism brought on by the nearing election, but this platter of politically-charged neo-folk from Tom Morello's acoustic alias THE NIGHTWATCHMAN is really starting to grow on me. While there is a bit of selfish disappointment from the lack of Morello's signature six-string experimentation that I was hoping for ...

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SERJ TANKIAN And MIKE PATTON Collaborate On 'Lies' Song

SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian and former FAITH NO MORE vocalist Mike Patton have collaborated on a new song called "Bird's Eye", which will appear on the soundtrack of the upcoming movie "Body of Lies". The track, which was co-written with composer Marc Streitenfeld, was sent digitally to radio stations on Tuesday (September ...

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SCARS ON BROADWAY To Film 'World Long Gone' Video

SCARS ON BROADWAY — the new band led by SYSTEM OF A DOWN guitarist Daron Malakian and drummer John Dolmayan — will film a video for the song "World Long Gone" on Tuesday, August 19 in Southern California and want fans to be a part of it. According to a posting on the group's MySpace ...

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Report: OZZFEST 2008 Grosses $3.5 Million

Ray Waddell of Billboard.biz reports that Ozzfest 2008, with METALLICA and OZZY OSBOURNE as headliners, grossed nearly $3.5 million and drew close to 30,000 people to Dallas' Pizza Hut Park, according to producers Sharon Osbourne and AEG Live. Sponsored by Affliction Clothing, this year's Ozzfest marked the return of the 13-year-old music brand ...

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