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Born Of Osiris

Formed: 2007
From: Chicago, IL, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Born Of Osiris News

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Born Of Osiris Announces Shows With I The Breather

Born of Osiris, which recently covered the System of a Down track "Science," has now announced the band will be heading out on tour in October with The Word Alive, Norma Jean, and I, The Breather.

General tickets will be available this Monday, August 13th and more dates are reportedly coming soon. The currently announced shows are as follows:

10/1 Greensboro, NC @ Greene St.
10/2 Jacksonville, FL @ Mavericks
10/3 Tampa, FL @ Orpheum
10/9 Iowa City, IA @ Blue Moose
10/11 Wichita, KS @ The Scenery
10/14 Boise ID @ The Venue
10/16 Reno, NV @ Knitting Factory
10/17 Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
10/18 Las Vegas, NV @ Hard Rock Café(Vegas Strip)
10/19 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
10/20 Yuma, AZ @ The Backyard(w/o Norma Jean) More...

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Mayhem Festival Cruise Canceled

The inaugural Mayhem Festival Cruise that was to take place this December has been canceled. The cruise was to set sail on Friday, December 7th, 2012 from the Port of Miami, FL and travel to the Bahamas, returning to the mainland on Monday, December 10th.

Bands confirmed for the cruise included Lamb of God, Machine Head, Anthrax, Hatebreed, Suicide Silence, and Kingdom of Sorrow, Gojira, Periphery, Born of Osiris, Battlecross, Otherwise, Girl on Fire, Anti Mortem, and Gypsyhawk. Mayhem veterans JDevil (Jonathan Davis of Korn) and DJ Starscream (Sid of Slipknot) were also to perform full DJ sets each night.

Here's the official statement from the organizers:

Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, we have been forced to cancel the Mayhem Festival Cruise. If you purchased a cruise package, you will be automatically refunded to the credit card you used to purchase. If you used a prepaid card or gift card to purchase the cruise, please contact Rose Tours for your refund (215-663-8800). If you used a credit or debit card, you will see the credit within the next 2 to 3 weeks.

We are also offering anyone who purchased a cruise ticket a lifetime complimentary pass to the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Summer Tour. You will still receive your cruise refund in addition to the lifetime pass to the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Tour. This pass is valid on any tour date beginning in 2013. Details on getting these lifetime passes will be announced shortly.

We apologize for the cancellation.

We'll report on the details of the cancellation when they become known.

Of course, Barge To Hell sets sail the week prior to the planned Mayhem Festival Cruise and also goes to the Bahamas.

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Born Of Osiris Covers System Of A Down

Born of Osiris has posted a lyric video online for the band's cover of "Science," originally taken from System of a Down's "Toxicity" album. Check out the song in the video clip available below.

You can also catch Born of Osiris live on this year's edition of the Van's Warped tour. Full details on the tour are available at this location.

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Mayhem Festival Cruise Details Revealed

From the creators of the country’s largest touring heavy music festival experience and presented in conjunction with Hal Roseman of Rose Tours comes the first annual Mayhem Festival Cruise, taking place aboard the Carnival Imagination.

The maiden voyage sets sail on Friday, December 7th, 2012 from the Port of Miami, FL and travels to the Bahamas, returning to the mainland on Monday, December 10th. Tickets go on sale Thursday, May 3rd at 12pm EST with payment plans available. Get them before they’re “lost at sea” by heading over to this location.

Hosted by Jose Mangin of Sirius XM Liquid Metal, fans will experience a blistering 90-minute set from each one of these killer heavy metal bands: Lamb of God, Machine Head, Anthrax, Hatebreed, Suicide Silence, and Kingdom of Sorrow - as well as additional showcase sets from Century Media, Metal Blade Records, Roadrunner Records and Sumerian Records artists including Gojira, Periphery, Born of Osiris, Battlecross, Otherwise, Girl on Fire, Anti Mortem, and Gypsyhawk. Mayhem veterans JDevil (Jonathan Davis of Korn) and DJ Starscream (Sid of Slipknot) will also perform full DJ sets each night. More...

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Born Of Osiris Posts "Follow The Signs" Video

Born Of Osiris, which split with guitarist Jason Richardson earlier this month, has now posted a new official music video online for the track "Follow the Signs." Check out the Andrew Pulaski directed music video in the player below.

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Born Of Osiris Splits With Guitarist

Born of Osiris has issued the following announcement about parting ways with the band's guitarist:

"To all of our fans and followers, we have decided to part ways with guitarist Jason Richardson. This was something that just needed to happen. We will be a more creative, energized, and focused unit as a result.

"The past year was the band's most successful and we owe it all to our amazing fans. We promise everyone that 2012 will see us take further steps to bringing every aspect of our band to a new level. We couldn't possibly be more excited for what the future holds.

"Also, since the finishing touches were put on The Discovery we've already been in the process of writing our next album. The past month and next two we will be home writing and finalizing the record that will be released this summer/fall.

"Big news coming soon regarding our summer touring schedule, we can't wait to see all of you again soon with some new music to play for you! We will TEMPORARILY be accepting video submissions for the spot at BOOlessons@yahoo.com."

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Chelsea Grin Parts Ways With Lead Guitarist

American deathcore act Chelsea Grin has posted the following statement online announcing the departure of Michael Stafford, the band's lead guitarist, from the group.

"Michael Stafford has recently decided that the hectic touring lifestyle is not for him, and among other personal reasons, has decided to step down as the lead guitar player for Chelsea Grin. This may have been obvious to a lot of you as he hasn’t been with us since the All Stars Tour, but he has given us his final decision recently and we must move forward.

"Jason Richardson (Born of Osiris, ex-All Shall Perish) will be filling the position until further notice. Jason is one of the best guitar players around, and with us already being such good friends, he is more than a perfect fit. 2012 is going to be huge for us, so make sure to come out and see the new and improved Chelsea Grin."

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Born Of Osiris Video Interview Available

Bare Bones Music has posted a new video interview online with Born of Osiris, conducted during the band's headlining tour with Carnifex and Betraying the Martyrs. You can check out the clip below. Bare Bones Music also commented:

"Joe and Lee spoke with Evil G. about the current tour, the success and achievement of their latest record 'THE DISCOVERY' (Sumerian), the chaos of starting a new tour, moving in to a new band house and rehearing and their work on the new Asking Alexandria remix record, 'Stepped Up and Scratched.' Lee talks about giving guitar lessons on the road and the guys also discuss some new details on their next record set to start recording as soon as they get off the road and a tour to follow in the summer of 2012 and much more. PLUS Live performance footage!"

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Structures To Head Out On Tour

Canada's Structures is gearing up for a U.S. tour in support of the "Divided By" album alongside Born of Osiris and Veil of Maya. Currently announced dates are as follows:

FRI 11/18 - Dayton, OH @ The Attic
SAT 11/19 - Louisville, KY @ Expo Five
SUN 11/20 - Cleveland, OH @ Peabodys
TUE 11/22 - Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection
WED 11/23 - Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theatre
SAT 11/26 - Detroit, MI @ Harpos
SUN 11/27 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
MON 11/28 - Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
TUE 11/29 - Syracuse, NY @ Lost Horizon
WED 11/30 - Danbury, CT @ Tuxedo Junction
THU 12/01 - Manchester, NH @ Rocko's
FRI 12/02 - Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
SAT 12/03 - Greensboro, NC @ Greene Street
SUN 12/04 - Douglasville, GA @ 7 Venue
TUE 12/06 - Pensacola, FL @ American Legion
WED 12/07 - Tampa, FL @ Orpheum
THU 12/08 - Birmingham, AL @ Matthews Bar & Grill
SAT 12/10 - New Orleans, LA @ The Cypress
SUN 12/11 - Houston, TX @ The Warehouse
MON 12/12 - Austin, TX @ Antone's

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Born Of Osiris Announces Headlining Tour

Born of Osiris has announced upcoming North American tour dates in support of the band's latest album "The Discovery." Joining Born of Osiris on this run will be Veil of Maya, Carnifex, Struc/tures and France's Betraying The Martyrs (performing in the U.S. for the very first time). The trek is set to run between November 18th and December 18th.

Lee McKinney (guitars) states: “We couldn't be more excited about 'The Discovery' headlining U.S. tour. We are going to be back in the U.S. with our good friends Veil of Maya for the first time in years. Not only are they an incredible band, they are some of our closest friends from Chicago. Also on the tour is Carnifex. They are a really heavy band and we can't wait to see what they are all about. Struc/tures and Betraying the Martyrs will be opening up the tour. These are some of Sumerian's best new bands. Struc/tures is a great progressive metal band that also has a new album coming out just before the tour on October 24th. Betraying the Martyrs has a new album out and this tour also marks their first U.S. tour to date. We are beyond stoked to be able to present you with a package you haven't seen a different version of ten times! All the bands are fresh and have new music. We'll also be playing our longest set yet. Don't miss it!”

The currently announced dates are as follows (more dates set to be revealed next week):

11/18 - Dayton, OH @ The Attic
11/20 - Cleveland, OH @ Peabodys
11/23 - Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theatre
11/25 - Joliet, IL @ Mojoes
11/26 - Detroit, MI @ Harpos
11/27 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
11/28 - Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
11/29 - Syracuse, NY @ Lost Horizon

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Emmure Strikes Out At The All Stars Tour

I sadly arrived late for the show and missed all, but seven of the bands playing. Granted, I've never listened to the openers, since the majority of the bands were hardcore; a scene that I'm familiar with, but not a part of. This lead to an incredibly awkward experience, since I was immersing myself in a completely different culture.

After finishing up an upcoming interview with In This Moment, I entered the Congress Theater to watch Iwrestledabearonce. Having been chafed by Krysta Cameron's rabid parakeet screams when I saw the band play with The Dillinger Escape Plan, I was hoping that she may have improved as a vocalist during the past year on tour. Sadly, she's just as annoying as ever in a live setting, while the actual music remains unfocused, disjointed, and truly unfunny. Comedy metal can indeed work and Iwrestledabearonce should quit it with the funny sound effects and instead move on to having the humor come from their lyrics and stage presence. GWAR and Cannabis Corpse manage to be genuinely funny in an over-the-top way without annoying me because they don't bombard me with cheesy sound effects every ten seconds. It's a shame that Iwrestledabearonce still don’t comprehend taste and only make music for their own amusement instead of that of their highly annoyed audience.

In This Moment were up next and I have to say that ITM put on a great show. Maria's voice simply works better in a live setting than it does in the studio and it's a shame that they went from headlining to only playing five songs after only a few short months. Much like my experience with Warbringer and Job For a Cowboy, In This Moment won me over in the live arena. The fact that they put on such a great performance was sadly probably wasted on playing for a hardcore crowd who didn't appreciate their music, since much of the audience had left the venue during their set.

Next up was For Today, who I'd never listened to before, but managed to put on a good show despite being pretty generic modern hardcore. While the band doesn’t break any new ground or do much to stand out, they don't annoy me as much as most contemporary hardcore does. If I were more into the neo post-hardcore scene, I'd probably give the band a few more listens. Still, they're good for what they are and anyone into contemporary hardcore should give them a shot. More...

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Born Of Osiris "Cribs" Episode Available

Born Of Osiris has posted its own episode of the TV show "Cribs" in which the band take viewers on a tour through the home shared by the band. You can check out the clip, which also features some new rehearsal footage, in the player below.

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Dates Revealed For 2011 "All Star Tour"

The first batch of dates have been revealed for the upcoming 2011 "All Stars Tour," which includes Emmure, Alesana, iwrestledabearonce, blessthefall, and more. You can view the list of confirmed bands at this location, with the currently announced dates, cities and venues being located below. More dates for both the United States and Canada are expected to be added in the coming weeks.

07/22 McAllen, TX – Las Palmas Racepark
07/23 San Antonio, TX – Backstage Live
07/24 Dallas, TX – The Palladium
07/26 Louisville, KY – Expo Five
07/27 Cleveland, OH – Agora Theater
07/28 Chicago, IL – Congress Theatre
07/29 Detroit, MI – Royal Oak Theatre
07/30 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
07/31 St. Paul, MN – Station 4 Outdoors
08/02 Toronto, ON – Sound Academy
08/03 Montreal, QC – Olympia
08/04 Reading, PA – Eagle Theatre at The Sov Center
08/05 Poughkeepsie, NY – Mid Hudson Civic Center
08/06 Fitchburg, MA – Central Mass Expo Center
08/07 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
08/09 Baltimore, MD – Sonar
08/10 Richmond, VA – The National
08/11 Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore
08/12 Myrtle Beach, SC – House of Blues
08/14 Pensacola, FL – Seville Quarter Party Plaza
08/18 Scottsdale, AZ – Venue of Scottsdale
08/19 San Diego, CA – Soma
08/20 Anaheim, CA – The Grove

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Lineup For 2011 "All Star Tour" Announced

Update: the dates for the tour are now available at this location.

The full lineup for the inaugural edition of "The All Star Tour" has been announced. The tour will run from July 22, 2011 through to August 22. The confirmed list of dates are expected to be announced shortly. In the meantime here are the bands participating in the 2011 "All Stars Tour."

Emmure
Alesana
iwrestledabearonce
blessthefall
For Today
In This Moment
Born Of Osiris
The Ghost Inside
After The Burial
Attila
For All Those Sleeping
Memphis May Fire (select dates)
Motionless In White
Chelsea Grin
Sleeping With Sirens

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Born Of Osiris Denied Entry Into Canada

Born Of Osiris has announced that the band was denied entry into Canada last night and therefore will be unable to perform alongside August Burns Red on all previously scheduled dates.

Lee McKinney (guitars) further states: “Due to some very unexpected problems at the border, we were unable to cross into Canada. We were forced to turn around and head home and could not be more bummed about this. We are so sorry to everyone who had already bought tickets to the shows in hopes to see us. We were excited to get to play a lot of places we haven't been to before throughout Canada with some great bands. We will try again to make it out to Canada in the near future, and will do everything within our powers to ensure we make it across next time.”

Additional details on rescheduled dates will be announced as they are made available. The band's latest album "The Discovery" also landed on Billboard's Top 200 chart at position #87.

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Sumerian Records CEO Talks Piracy

Sumerian Records CEO Ash Avildsen has posted a new video advertisement online talking about music piracy and the impact it has on music. You can check out the video below.

Our friends at MetalSucks have a good analysis of this video as well.

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Born Of Osiris Streaming Entire New Album Online

The upcoming third full-length album from Born of Osiris, titled "The Discovery," is set to hit stores everywhere tomorrow (March 22nd) and the effort was mixed by acclaimed producer Jason Seucof (All That Remains, Trivium).

For the next 24 hours, the band will be streaming each of the tracks from the new album online via Facebook. You can check out "The Discovery" by heading over to this location. A teaser trailer for the album can be found here.

Born of Osiris is currently co-headlining the third annual “Atticus Metal” tour with Darkest Hour. As Blood Runs Black and The Human Abstract round out the bill. The entire touring schedule is also available through the band's Facebook page.

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Born Of Osiris Performs New Song Live

Video footage has been posted online, courtesy of CapitalChaos, that features Born of Osiris performing its new song "Follow the Signs" live. You can check out the performance in the video below.

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Born Of Osiris Posts New Album Teaser Online

Born of Osiris has posted a new teaser online to promote its forthcoming full length album "The Discovery." "The Discovery" will arrive in stores on March 22, 2011 through Sumerian Records. you can view the album teaser below.

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Born Of Osiris Streaming New Song

Born of Osiris has announced that the band's new album "The Discovery" is set for a March 22nd release. You can now check out an exclusive stream of the new track "Two Worlds of Design" through AOL Noisecreep at this location.

The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Follow The Signs
2. Singularity
3. Ascension
4. Devastate
5. Recreate
6. Two Worlds Of Design
7. A Solution
8. Shaping The Masterpiece
9. Dissimulation
10. Automatic Motion
11. The Omniscient (An Interlude)
12. Last Straw
13. Regenerate
14. XIV
15. Behold

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