He's writing a new album...
Daniel Melia

11:59 23rd January 2006

mezmerizeSystem of a Down guitarist Daron Malakian may have written two albums worth of songs in 2005 but that doesn’t mean he’s ready for a break.

Prolific songwriter Malakian is already planning his own side project called Scars on Broadway and will take SOAD’s summer break to work on the material. "We all want to take a little bit of a break. But I don't want to sit around, so I'm going to make an album."

He told Rolling Stone about the new band: "I haven't decided if I'm going to make it a revolving door of musicians or one solid band but it all revolves around my writing."

Malakian also stressed that his new project wouldn’t mean the end of System of a Down, adding: "Serj did Serart. We're always doing things outside of System that come back to System in a positive way."

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