Born of Osiris Cover SOAD

2012-06-26 by OUCHmyThumb | 92 Comments
Born Of Osiris released their cover of "Science" - originally by System Of A Down from their
"Toxicity" album. A lyric video has been posted by Sumerian Records via YouTube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xEBX9JJGpI&list=UUAtlZO9a52JIhQRyXDRLaZQ& index=1&feature=plpp_video

Tagged: Born of Osiris

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Skoj
June 25th 2012
1602 Comments


This is really mediocre.


Funeralopolis
June 25th 2012
14075 Comments


That was awful.

SOAD creates their songs around making the instrumentation precisely matching the quirky vocals and this version doesn't come close to doing that.

agoraphobia78
June 25th 2012
18 Comments


System are just too distinctive and eccentric for anyone to cover properly

PuddlesPuddles
June 25th 2012
4796 Comments


Ouch

InFiction
June 25th 2012
3838 Comments


Well, that was really, really, really average.

cutoffs
June 25th 2012
259 Comments


sounds good to me

AtomicWaste
Moderator
June 25th 2012
2706 Comments


Way to turn this into generic deathcore. I expect no less from Born of Osiris, though.

ZilbelPing
June 25th 2012
6262 Comments


Funny that they made a lyric video to a song they didn't write.

Fake and gay.

KILL
June 25th 2012
80846 Comments


fags

YankeeDudel
June 25th 2012
9342 Comments


lol

Eclecticist
June 25th 2012
3863 Comments


what the fuck

NonApplicable
June 25th 2012
2463 Comments


The instrumentation pleasantly surprised me. The vocals however are awful and ruin the song. If Serj
were dead, he would be rolling in his grave.

YouthCat
June 25th 2012
261 Comments


Everything these guys do is mediocre

oltnabrick
June 25th 2012
35835 Comments


Some people are thinking that this is an original song LOL. Still I thought the cover was decent.

Eclecticist
June 25th 2012
3863 Comments


2.5/5, max. 3/5

nash1311
June 25th 2012
1760 Comments


Music was fine. Vocals are what was miserable.

sixdegrees
June 25th 2012
24866 Comments


I like this band, but that was just bad.

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zaruyache
June 25th 2012
17743 Comments


Didn't even listen to the whole thing. Come on, guys, you can do better.


jayfatha
June 25th 2012
2918 Comments


Yea, not good. Why they made a fucking lyric video for this is beyond me

peartnoy
June 25th 2012
1347 Comments


Those were the longest 2 1/2 minutes of my life. So boring


JAXETA
June 26th 2012
805 Comments


good

Trebor.
Staff Reviewer
June 26th 2012
55299 Comments


fucking retarded


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breakingthefragile
June 26th 2012
3104 Comments


What a soulless, half-assed, by the books, hollow shell of a cover. This isn't even a cover, they
aren't making it their own, it's just like a play-through of the song itself but with screaming. And I
think it's a shit excuse if adding cookie monster growls with no variety to their cover is "making the
song their own" in their eyes, because that just shows how mostly every band in this genre has no god
damn identity outside of the same old loud noise they all make. Taking a band that is so unique, and
being this fucking dense on a cover of their material is just a disgrace. I liked these guys on their
album "A Higher Place", but they have gotten so damn hopelessly generic.

bloozclooz
June 26th 2012
1770 Comments


I kept expecting clean vocals during those interludes like the proper version had.

Calc
Contributing Reviewer
June 26th 2012
15749 Comments


don't do keyboard effects for guitar parts nooooooo

Gwynbleiddsfang
June 26th 2012
363 Comments


Horrible.

Hyperion1001
Emeritus
June 26th 2012
19975 Comments


gay

WhiteTieBlackJacket
June 26th 2012
794 Comments


Isn't this band suffering from drug abuse problems and constant near-breakups?

HitlerIsADeity
June 26th 2012
199 Comments


my god this is bad.

Yazz_Flute
June 26th 2012
18938 Comments


Just made me want to listen to Toxicity.

elephantREVOLUTION
June 26th 2012
2948 Comments


the bridge was almost cool

paxman
June 26th 2012
4084 Comments


had to listen out of morbid curiosity. regret it

Imperial
June 26th 2012
1770 Comments


Just made me want to listen to Toxicity.


Haha yeah.

J0ckstrapsFTW
June 26th 2012
3685 Comments


Why pick such a shitty band to cover?

Trebor.
Staff Reviewer
June 26th 2012
55299 Comments


lol

Trebor.
Staff Reviewer
June 26th 2012
55299 Comments


This is in my top 5 worst things I've ever heard
I had to listen to some blood on the dance floor to clean out my ears

xandermander
June 26th 2012
626 Comments


Not sure if boo is trolling or bad

Sirob
June 26th 2012
2653 Comments


seriously these fucking lyric videos need to stop.

elephantREVOLUTION
June 26th 2012
2948 Comments


yeah, they are one of the worst trends in music right now imo. and most of the bands that release them
have awful lyrics

Trebor.
Staff Reviewer
June 26th 2012
55299 Comments


Yeah they are pretty stupid, just put the lyrics in the description


Trebor.
Staff Reviewer
June 26th 2012
55299 Comments


The first one I remember seeing was for Simple Math

Mickeymau5
June 26th 2012
1614 Comments


They're not deathcore and wow;




couldn't they cover something else? It was lame


Trebor.
Staff Reviewer
June 26th 2012
55299 Comments


how are they not deathcore

Mickeymau5
June 26th 2012
1614 Comments


They used to be deathcore back in The New Reign. Not in The Discovery.

Trebor.
Staff Reviewer
June 26th 2012
55299 Comments


So what the fuck are they now, free form jazz?

FearThyEvil
June 26th 2012
15353 Comments


They used to be deathcore back in The New Reign. Not in The Discovery.

They're still deathcore. Don't be a moron like most Boo fans who say "no man their prog metal now".

AnthonyTodd21
June 26th 2012
3 Comments


i didn't like this at all

Winrar
June 26th 2012
1721 Comments


Just posted they are deathcore on the vid.
inb4 flame war

erandolph90
June 26th 2012
194 Comments


I like System of a Down and Born of Osiris enough, but from a purely musical standpoint that was bad.
Like looking at yourself in the mirror bad.

Winrar: I enjoy fanning the flames of genre wars on YouTube. I don't do much trolling, but when I
do...

BaseballJames
June 26th 2012
390 Comments


Breakdowns in an SOAD cover? How lazy can you get? Terrible.

ViralOblivion
June 26th 2012
7679 Comments


The Amon Amarth cover was a lot better

Winrar
June 26th 2012
1721 Comments


Now we can 2step with our bros to system.

xevman
June 26th 2012
318 Comments


probably the only deathcore band i can tolerate but this is just awful

MMX
June 26th 2012
5012 Comments


Bad

Makemebad35
June 26th 2012
844 Comments


Yeah, why waste time covering this song which only comes out to be just meh? Hope this is not an indication of what to expect from the new release.

KILL
June 26th 2012
80846 Comments


soad rule fu

Trebor.
Staff Reviewer
June 26th 2012
55299 Comments


Listen to Deer Dance and tell me they suck

KILL
June 26th 2012
80846 Comments


neck listen to war

KILL
June 26th 2012
80846 Comments


lol yea i bet you havent even heard honey

stick to byob poser

KILL
June 26th 2012
80846 Comments


ask andcas

Kyyzen
June 26th 2012
218 Comments


=/

Tijnmans
June 26th 2012
381 Comments


Pretty bad but then both born of osiris and system of a down are pretty meh!

Da11thMytrillSphere
June 26th 2012
545 Comments


That was bad, and I enjoyed their LP's.

MoosechriS
June 26th 2012
6098 Comments


Oh look a generic band covering a SOAD song to try and sound less boring...... Yawn

Emyay
June 26th 2012
6280 Comments


ehh wasnt the worst thing ever. listened for a couple minutes...got nothing out of it, turned it off. posted this comment. on with my day.

KILL
June 26th 2012
80846 Comments


sweet day

Cosmiche
June 26th 2012
343 Comments


GOOD COVER GUYS

CutMan
June 26th 2012
1918 Comments


I actually like Born of Osiris, but this is a weak cover. Just had to alter the riffs, and the vocals aren't even as expressive as an average Born of Osiris song. It's all too bland and stiff and monotone, from the music to the voice. Sigh. I had hoped for the best, but I didn't get it.

KSK1
June 26th 2012
4102 Comments


"I can't think of any band who could properly cover soad."

I was thinking about that while listening to this and thought maybe PTH could do it? Idk, I couldn't
think of anyone else. This is however one of the worse covers I've ever heard.

KSK1
June 26th 2012
4102 Comments


Yeah I could possibly see that.

JakeStallion
June 26th 2012
459 Comments


I was so disappointed when I listened to this. Thank god it's a cover, so there's still hope for some good original material!

Wolfhorde
June 26th 2012
15369 Comments


gay.

TenSecondsToThink
June 26th 2012
1629 Comments


I mean it's not bad, but that is the worst average I have ever heard. Everything sounds boring, everything is boring.

CutMan
June 26th 2012
1918 Comments


Sikth. Sikth would be fun covering System of a Down.

djocelot
June 26th 2012
274 Comments


I totally forgot about this song and never really thought about it when it came out. Are the lyrics supposed to be some kind of commentary or are they actually ignorant?

TenSecondsToThink
June 26th 2012
1629 Comments


I doubt it, did you listen to their cover EP? Not cool...

LG
June 26th 2012
3050 Comments


best thing this band has ever done

TomAkaVeto
June 26th 2012
1934 Comments


I dig BOO, but this was terrible.

TRMshadow
June 26th 2012
4983 Comments


Terrible...Really Terrible....
A unique and weird song made bland and lifeless...

Duckman118
June 26th 2012
379 Comments


i love how BOO's last album is averaging a 3.9 out of 5 and were being praised for how technical they are, and yet people here a cover and are saying BOO is bad and gay... Fucking sheep.

KSK1
June 26th 2012
4102 Comments


I happen to think all their stuff is pretty mediocre. I gave The New Reign a 3 but everything else is kinda lame. This cover happens to be extra bad.

chris0987
June 27th 2012
66 Comments


mediocre at best instrumentally. way too monotone vocally, this guy has no range or style. and i get the point of covers trying to sound different, but this barely resembles science musically. the signature riff in the chorus isn't even there. on its own, if they somehow wrote this, i would say it fails hard at keeping my attention

TenSecondsToThink
June 27th 2012
1629 Comments


What does this cover have to do with their last album? Many great bands fail at covering songs, it says nothing about their actual potential.

MarkTheDead
July 10th 2012
698 Comments


THA could probably do a boss cover of SOAD. :P

eternium
July 10th 2012
16354 Comments


They made the main riff into a shitty breakdown. Vocals suck too.

someguest
July 10th 2012
28614 Comments


considering this was like the first slighty 'experimental' song I heard as a kid, I'm not going to ruin it by listening to this cover.

XfingTheSullen
March 18th 2014
4065 Comments


The vocals was bad, I'd have done this cover slightly differently if I were them too. They just got lazy. And don't be hating on the trend of lyric videos, I actually like the trend, as they help people decipher the lyrics when they're growled. Would be kinda cool to have a lyric video running projected onto the background when your band plays in a school or something

FearThyEvil
March 18th 2014
15353 Comments


why? just why?

Green Baron
March 18th 2014
23996 Comments


what is up with all these bumping of prehistoric (at least for me) articles?

Insurrection
Contributing Reviewer
March 18th 2014
24403 Comments


i didnt need to know this exists. and now that i do im sad

XfingTheSullen
March 18th 2014
4065 Comments


i just found it, sorry guise. hadn't known it existed either

FearThyEvil
March 18th 2014
15353 Comments


I didn't even know this was old until I saw my comment before.



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