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Born of Osiris

Born of Osiris is an American deathcore band, formed in 2003 inChicago. The group has undergone a number of namechangesbefore finally settling with Born of Osiris in 2007, basing thename off the Egyptian deity Osiris, and the tale of hisson Horus.The band’s musical style is mostly based around metal genresincluding deathcore and technical death metal,althoughTheDiscovery shows elements of progressive metal. Theband frequently take use of keyboards, synthesizersandprogrammed electronics. A vast majority of the band’s songs arewritten in drop C tuning on six-strings guitars and dropG ...read more

Born of Osiris is an American deathcore band, formed in 2003 inChicago. The group has undergone a number of namechangesbefore finally settling with Born of Osiris in 2007, basing thename off the Egyptian deity Osiris, and the tale of hisson Horus.The band’s musical style is mostly based around metal genresincluding deathcore and technical death metal,althoughTheDiscovery shows elements of progressive metal. Theband frequently take use of keyboards, synthesizersandprogrammed electronics. A vast majority of the band’s songs arewritten in drop C tuning on six-strings guitars and dropG onseven-strings.

The group is signed to Sumerian Records and has released twofull lengths and two EPs on the label. Their album,AHigherPlace, reached number 73 on the Billboard 200. Theirsecond full-length album, The Discovery, releasedMarch 22,2011, debuted at 87 on the Billboard 200.

Born of Osiris has played at various festivals including theSummer Slaughter Tour (2008 and 2009) and theMusicasaWeapon Tour 4. In 2009, they played on a co-headlinetour named The Night of the Living Shred TourwithAllShallPerish,After TheBurial, Caliban and Suffokate; Born ofOsiris also supported Hatebreed on the Decimation of theNationTour 2, alongside Cannibal Corpse, Unearth and Hate Eternal.InDecember 2009, they asked Jason Richardson of AllShallPerish to join Born of Osiris. This began a two-year period ofmember stability which resulted in the writing and releaseofTheDiscovery.

On December 21, 2011, Born of Osiris fired guitaristJasonRichardson without prior notice. Theofficialpressreleasecamethreeweeks later. Richardsonimmediately joinedSalt Lake City deathcore act Chelsea Grinfollowing hisdeparturefromtheband. Inresponse to the officialstatement released by theband, he wrote a scathing statusupdate onhispersonalFacebookpage,stating that the other bandmembers frequently abusedalcohol and drugs. This postcausedamixedreaction: Jasonreceivedbacklash from some fansbut many sympathized withhis situation. Jason also statedinthispostthat he was involved inthewriting process for the nextChelsea Grin album.

A video was posted showing guitarist Lee Mckinney working onanew riff, which is believed to be part of asongwhichwillfeatureonthe next Born of Osiris release. He also had an eight stringguitarbuilt for him by theUKbasedcompanyInvictusGuitars,suggesting another directionthat the next release will take.

Lee McKinney has started a side project calledMechanize(originally named Mecha but the name had to be changed for legal reasons), in which he produces original electronic music and remixes other artists. David Darochahas also started his own jewelry line called D A V I. CameronLosch, Lee McKinney and former guitarist Jason Richardson are all in structorson the music teaching website Bandhappy, which is owned by Matt Halpern, the drummer of Born Of Osiris’s label mate Periphery.

Band member.

CurrentRonnie Canizaro – lead vocals (2003–present)JoeBuras– keyboards, synthesizers, backing vocals (2003–present)DavidDarocha – bass guitar (2007–present)CameronLosch – drums (2003–present)Lee McKinney –guitar (2007–present.

FormerMatt Pantelis – lead guitar (2007–2008)Lee Evans –leadguitar (2007, 2009)Mike Shanahan – guitar (2004-2006)JasonRichardson – lead guitar (2009–2011) « hide

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LPs
Tomorrow We Die Alive
08/20/2013

2.8
489 Votes
The Discovery
2011

3.8
1,400 Votes
A Higher Place
2009

3.1
901 Votes
EPs
The New Reign
2007

3.5
989 Votes
Rosecrance
2006

2.6
74 Votes

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