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Born of Osiris

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Chicago, United States (2003 – present)

Born of Osiris is an American band, formed in 2003 in Chicago. The group has undergone a number of name changes before finally settling with Born of Osiris in 2007, basing the name off the Egyptian deity Osiris, and the tale of his son Horus. The band’s musical style is mostly based around metal genres including and , although The Discovery shows elements of . The band frequently take use of keyboards, synthesisers and programmed electronics. A vast majority of the band’s songs are written in drop C tuning on six-strings guitars and drop G on seven-strings.

The group is signed to sumerian records and has released three full lengths and two EPs on the label. Their album, A Higher Place, reached number 73 on the Billboard 200. Their second full-length album, The Discovery, released March 22, 2011, debuted at 87 on the Billboard 200. Their third album, Tomorrow We Die ∆live, released August 20, 2013, debuted at 27 on the Billboard 200, selling 13,052 copies in the first week.

Born of Osiris has played at various festivals including the Summer Slaughter Tour (2008 and 2009) and the Music as a Weapon Tour 4. In 2009, they played on a co-headline tour named The Night of the Living Shred Tour with All Shall Perish, After the Burial, Caliban and Suffokate; Born of Osiris also supported Hatebreed on the Decimation of the Nation Tour 2, alongside Cannibal Corpse, Unearth and Hate Eternal. In December 2009, they asked Jason Richardson of All Shall Perish to join Born of Osiris. This began a two-year period of member stability which resulted in the writing and release of The Discovery.

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