Born Of Osiris
From: Chicago, IL, United States
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Sumerian Records marks its 10 year anniversary with a four week tour featuring five of the Los Angeles labels’ bands: Born of Osiris, Veil of Maya, After The Burial, Erra and Bad Omens.
“Born of Osiris, Veil of Maya and After The Burial have all played a crucial role in the new wave of progressive, heavy music and in the pedigree of Sumerian,” said label founder, Ash Avildsen.
Ash goes on to say, “They are some of the most genuine, hard-working and talented musicians I have had the privilege to work with. I vividly remember first seeing all three of them play together at a tiny legion hall in a small Illinois town when Sumerian was less than a year old and they were all unsigned. I can proudly say that without Born of Osiris, Veil of Maya and After The Burial together on the label, Sumerian would not have become the entity it is today. I am honored to have this Midwest menagerie carrying the 10 Year Tour and excited for our newcomers Erra and Bad Omens. Thank you to all of the fans who support the bands and the music. Without you, none of this would be possible. See you in the pit.” More...
Born Of Osiris just released a new music video for "Illuminate," taken off the "Soul Sphere" album. Check out the clip below, or you can also hear the full album at this location.
"Illuminate" was directed by Ramon Boutviseth and mixed, mastered and reamped by Buster Odeholm at Fatal Studios (Sweden).
Members of Metallica, Pantera, In Flames, Testament, AC/DC, Kiss, Slipknot, Mötley Crüe, Slash, Warbringer, Aborted, Periphery, Killswitch Engage, August Burns Red, Raising The Veil, Born Of Osiris, All Shall Perish, Carnifex, Textures and Anthrax etc. are among the musicians who have (so far) reacted with shock and pledges of solidarity for France following the killing of scores of people in attacks in Paris on Friday night. Some of their views can be seen below.
Our hearts are with Paris tonight. pic.twitter.com/ZRDD8BmhvM— Robert Trujillo (@RobertTrujillo) November 14, 2015
Born Of Osiris premieres its full new album-stream "Soul Sphere", ahead of its official release this Friday, October 23rd via Sumerian Records.
Check out now the entire new album "Soul Sphere" below.
Born of Osiris is gearing up to release new album "Soul Sphere" via Sumerian Records on October 23, 2015.
Many religions, cultures, and stories attribute power to the number three. In Egyptian mythology, it symbolizes plurality, and triads of deities comprise a complete system. It’s no surprise that the god Osiris was born to one such triad alongside siblings Horus and Isis. It’s also not a coincidence that Chicago heavy metal quintet Born Of Osiris found a similar significance within that number on new full-length album, "Soul Sphere." In fact, over the course of 12 tracks, the record examines three tiers originally uncovered in a dream that Joe Buras [clean vocals, synthesizers, keyboards] shared.
“The whole story of the record involves three levels,” explains Joe. “The first one is The Binding. You’re hanging, and you’re stagnant. The second is The Fight. You were hanging, but now you’re pulling away from this linchpin, whether it’s physical, emotional, or spiritual. The final is The Release. You break away and feel free, connected, and loved.”
In order to properly explore the “tiers,” the group — Joe, Ronnie Canizaro [vocals], Cameron Losch [drums], David Da Rocha [bass], and Lee McKinney [guitar] — strengthened their bond exponentially. “Over the years, you get better at creating, writing, and recording in the studio,” says Ronnie. “You improve each time you make an album. Once we had the direction, it started gelling.”
Born Of Osiris preceded the album with the fiery chant of “Throw Me In The Jungle,” showcasing the band's anthemic side. The follow-up “Resilience” evinced another angle. Its gnashing polyrhythmic guitars collide with orchestral electronics and a forceful and fiery refrain, tapping into the band’s hallmarks while fortifying the attack.
“We wanted to use that title for so long,” Joe goes on. “Collectively, we’ve had so much resilience, going through different friendships and changes over the years but still maintaining our connection amongst us.”
Then there’s “Illuminate,” which tempers a wall of distortion with a big chorus. The third single “Goddess of the Dawn” snaps from a thick groove punctuated by pinch harmonics before an entrancing clean hook. More...
Born Of Osiris premieres another new song titled "Free Fall", taken from the forthcoming album "Soul Sphere", which has officially been set for an October 23rd release via Sumerian Records.
Check out now "Free Fall" below.
Born Of Osiris premieres a new song titled "Goddess Of The Dawn", taken from the forthcoming album "Soul Sphere", which has officially been set for an October 23rd release via Sumerian Records.
Check out now "Goddess Of The Dawn" below.
Born Of Osiris premieres a new song titled "Resilience", taken from the forthcoming album "Soul Sphere", which has officially been set for an October 23rd release via Sumerian Records.
Check out now "Resilience" below.
With the Summer Slaughter tour kicking off today (sadly minus both After The Burial and Obscura), Born Of Osiris decided to go ahead and premiere a new song online.
Check out the track "Throw Me In The Jungle" below, which will appear on an upcoming album to see release via Sumerian Records. Upcoming Summer Slaughter tour dates with BOO can also be seen after the YouTube clip.
Update: this is a bad year for U.S. metal tours. Obscura just dropped off the bill due to visa problems.
Arch Enemy is kicking off the 2015 installment of Summer Slaughter, which sees the griyo as the tour's headliner.
This will mark the band's second North American run on this album cycle - but the first stateside trek to feature new guitarist Jeff Loomis. For a preview of what concert-goers can expect live, a new tour trailer has been launched, featuring footage of the track "Avalanche" from Hellfest.
The Summer Slaughter tour also features Born Of Osiris, Veil of Maya, The Acacia Strain, Obscura, Beyond Creation, and Cattle Decapitation. Dates are as follows: More...
Arch Enemy will return to North America this July/August to headline the 2015 installment of the Summer Slaughter tour.
Featuring Born of Osiris, Veil of Maya, The Acacia Strain, Obscura, After the Burial, Cattle Decapitation and Beyond Creation as support, this tour will mark the band's second North American run on this album cycle - but the first stateside trek to feature new guitarist Jeff Loomis.
Arch Enemy founder and guitarist Michael Amott comments: "Very pleased to be returning to North America on our current 'War Eternal' campaign...It's an absolute honor to headline the 2015 edition of the legendary Summer Slaughter tour! See you all very soon!"
Dates are as follows (more to be added in the coming weeks): More...
Born Of Osiris were once again denied entry into Canada. They will be missing the Canadian stops of their ongoing tour with The Devil Wears Prada. States the band:
"We regret to inform that we did not make it into Canada. We will continue to change the outcome of this in the future. Until then, we are sorry."
Born of Osiris' guitarist Lee McKinney is streaming his debut single titled "Skylasher". The track is released via Sumerian Records and available now on iTunes and all digital platforms.
You can now check out "Skylasher" below.
Roadrunner Records group The Devil Wears Prada has announced details for a Spring headline tour deemed the “Zombie 5 Tour” presented by Rockstar Energy Drink.
The trek - which will see the The Devil Wears Prada playing the "Zombie" EP in its entirety each night along with other fan favorites - will feature support from Born of Osiris, The Word Alive, and Secrets.
The coast-to-coast trek gets underway March 15th in Nashville, TN at Rocketown and continues through April 16th, wrapping up at the House of Blues in Chicago, IL.
Frontman Mike Hranica commented, "When we started discussing the idea of playing the Zombie EP front to back, it was clear and evident that the five year anniversary would be the perfect time to commemorate. I love seeing old records and releases performed and celebrated years after their release, and with that I know how excited we are to announce the Zombie 5 Tour." More...
Born Of Osiris will cap off 2014 with a North American headlining tour alongside Thy Art Is Murder, Betraying The Martyrs, Within The Ruins, and Erra in the support slots.
The trek kicks off on October 10th and wraps up November 8th, with full details available below. Born Of Osiris' Lee McKinney (guitars) states:
"We're all crazy excited about this upcoming headliner. This tour will wrap up the Tomorrow We Die Alive album cycle, which has been by far our most successful yet. Born Of Osiris fans can expect the longest and most diverse set we've played on any U.S. tour.
"The package is wild as well! We're stoked to bring our new friends Thy Art is Murder over for direct support. They are insane heavy and very fun to listen to. Betraying the Martyrs is an epic band and have been our long time friends. We couldn't be happier to have them with us again. Also, coming along is Within the Ruins and Erra, to round off what I think is gonna be quite an awesome evening of heavy ass music. We look forward to seeing you all again this fall and don't miss out." More...
Lee McKinney from Born Of Osiris has released a new play through video for the track "Illusionist," which can be seen below courtesy of Guitarworld.com.
The "Illusionist" track is taken from the band's 2013 "Tomorrow We Die Alive," released via Sumerian Records.
Born of Osiris is headed to Europe alongside After The Burial, Betraying the Martyrs, and Buried In Verona this coming May. Dates are as follows:
09.05.14 Holland Eindhoven @ Dynamo
10.05.14 Germany Köln @ Essigfabrik
11.05.14 UK Bridgend @ Hobos Bridgend, Throwfest
12.05.14 UK Southampton @ Joiners
13.05.14 UK Glasgow @ G2
14.05.14 UK Manchester @ Sound Control
15.05.14 UK London @ O2 Islington Academy
16.05.14 UK Leeds @ University Mine Bar
17.05.14 Belgium Liege @ Fonck, 6k Fest
18.05.14 France Paris @ Divan du Monde
19.05.14 France Lyon @ MJC O Totem
20.05.14 Switzerland Aarau @ Kiff
21.05.14 Austria Wien @ Arena
22.05.14 Italy Milan @ Live Forum
23.05.14 Germany Karlsruhe @ Substage
24.05.14 Germany München @ Backstage (Matinee)
25.05.14 Germany Nürnberg @ Rockfabrik
26.05.14 Germany Berlin @ Magnet
27.05.14 Germany Hamburg @ Logo
28.05.14 Norway Oslo @ John Dee
29.05.14 Sweden Stockholm @ Bryggarsalen
30.05.14 Sweden Gothenburg @ Sticky Fingers
31.05.14 Germany Dresden @ Scheune More...
Asking Alexandria has posted a tour trailer online, available below, and the band also comments:
"North America! Are you ready? We're coming for you with August Burns Red, We Came As Romans, Crown The Empire and Born of Osiris Check out the tour video and get tickets at this location."
Dates are as follows: More...
As was previously announced, Asking Alexandria will be hitting the road in North America this coming March & April with Born of Osiris, August Burns Red, We Came As Romans, and Crown the Empire.
Now the first official dates have been released, which are available below, with more to be added in the coming weeks. More...
Asking Alexandria will return to North America in March & April 2014 headlining the "Break Down The Walls" tour.
The package also features August Burns Red, We Came As Romans, Crown The Empire, and Born of Osiris. Tour dates will be officially announced on Friday, December 20th.
Asking Alexandria's Ben Bruce states: "America, we are coming for you. It's been a while since we have seen your beautiful faces, but we are back this March with a line-up that takes us right back to our roots. This is the most dynamic package that we have ever put together and we can't wait to come and play for you guys. Expect our biggest and best production, our longest set to date and more rock n' roll antics and debauchery than ever before. Get your tickets ASAP as this shit will sell-out fast. come hang out with us. We will see you soon." More...