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Born of Osiris is an American ‘deathcore’ band that formed in 2003 in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois in Palatine.
Born of Osiris, who take their name from the Egyptian deity Osiris and the tale of his son Horus, became a part of the Northland Chicago metalcore scene alongside Veil of Maya, Monsters, Oceano and For All I Am, all of which are now signed bands. The band successfully signed to Sumerian Records and released three full-length studio albums and two EPs on this label to date. They are made up of Ronnie Canizaro on lead vocals, Joe Buras on vocals, keyboards, synthesizer and programming, Lee McKinney on guitar, David Darocha on bass guitar and Cameron Losch on drums and percussion.
They have had considerable chart success across their career, with their first full-length album, “A Higher Place” released on July 7th 2009, which reached #73 on the US Billboard 200 Chart and #8 on the US Top Independent Albums Chart, selling over 6,000 copies. Their second full-length album, “The Discovery, was released on March 22nd 2011, and debuted at #87 on the Billboard 200. They released two singles from this album, “Recreate” and “Follow the Signs”. This album also made it to #6 on the US Billboard Hard Rock Albums.
Born of Osiris is one of those bands that tour relentlessly having played an array of festivals including the Summer Slaughter Tour in 2008 and 2009 and the Music as a Weapon Tour. They embarked on a co-headline tour dubbed The Night of the Living Shred tour with All Shall Perish, After the Burial, Caliban and Suffokate. They have supported bands such as Cannibal Corpse, Unearth and Hate Eternal.
The was a video posted of the guitarist Lee McKinney rehearsing over a riff which is rumoured to be a driving component in a song that will feature on a future release. He also had an 8-string guitar custom made for him by the UK guitar company Invictus, suggesting a change in musical direction, and it did in the form of an album called “Tomorrow We Die ∆live” which was their most successful album yet making it to number 27 on the Billboard 200, selling 13,052 copies in the first week.