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Born of Osiris Soul Sphere

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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 their fifth 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 (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. After another marathon of touring, the guys headed to Michigan to write what would become Soul Sphere. They then hit the studio with Nick Sampson recording drums and added keys and effects, Lee handling production for guitars and bass, and Allen Hassler for vocals. They managed to click like never before, by drawing on nearly a decade of experience.

Born Of Osiris preceded the album with the fiery chant of "Throw Me In The Jungle," showcasing their 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. 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.

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