Born Of Osiris Premiere “The Accursed” Music Video, Reveal Details For New Album “The Simulation”

Born Of Osiris have premiered a new video for their new song “The Accursed.” This track is from the band’s new album “The Simulation,” which will be released on January 11.

Lee McKinney commented:

“The first single and video for ‘The Accursed‘ plays exactly off of the album titles and themes. People are stuck and addicted to machines, social media, virtual realities and anything that creates a life or reality that’s not their own. Our phones have become an extension of ourselves, a body part. We play games or throw on virtual headsets that literally suck us out of the reality we live and into a fantasy. What’s the future going to look like, a simulation? Could the simulation have already begun?

Also, this new album keeps the integrity high across the board. I want to make the best songs I could for the people who are listening (and myself), and I want to perform them to their best ability on stage to give the people attending our shows those ‘wow’ moments. We want to give them those concert memories that’ll last a lifetime.”

Joe Buras added:

“We welcome the incorporation of steel, or have we already? It’s hard to prove we are not already in a simulation with the development of AI, advances in brain mapping technology and the inevitable singularity. We now see an age that is either here or on the horizon.”

McKinney also mentioned on Twitter that the new album is just part one of two:

“The Simulation” Track Listing:

01. “The Accursed”
02. “Disconnectome”
03. “Cycles Of Tragedy”
04. “Under The Gun”
05. “Recursion”
06. “Analogs In A Cell”
07. “Silence The Echo”
08. “One Without The Other”

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Lee McKinney Offers Update On New Born Of Osiris Album

Back in March, Lee McKinney said the new Born Of Osiris album was almost done and then the band went on to release a new single titled “Silence The Echo” in July. However, there hasn’t been much said about the album since. As It turns out, the group actually returned to the studio to add more tracks to the effort. McKinney tweeted the following:

Born Of Osiris Announce Fall Headlining Dates

Born Of Osiris have announced some headlining shows around their tour with Killswitch Engage, Crowbar, etc. You can find their updated schedule below.

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Tour Dates:

11/16 Oshkosh, WI – University Of Wisconsin Oshkosh
11/17 Toledo, OH – Civic Music Hall (feat. The Black Dahlia Murder)
11/18 London, ON – Rum Runners
11/20 Sherbrooke, QC – Bar Le Magog
11/21 Quebec City, QC – Salle Multi
11/22 Trois-Rivieres, QC – Rock Cafe le Stage
11/23 Ottawa, ON – 27 Club (feat. Killswitch Engage, Crowbar & Death Ray Vision)
11/24 Providence, RI – The Strand (feat. Killswitch Engage, Crowbar & Death Ray Vision)
11/25 Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance (feat. Killswitch Engage, Crowbar & Death Ray Vision)
11/27 Reading, PA – Reverb (feat. Killswitch Engage, Crowbar & Death Ray Vision)
11/28 Cleveland, OH – Agora Ballroom (feat. Killswitch Engage, Crowbar & Death Ray Vision)
11/30 Louisville, KY – Mercury Theater (feat. Killswitch Engage, Crowbar & Death Ray Vision)
12/01 Chattanooga, TN – The Signal (feat. Killswitch Engage, Crowbar & Death Ray Vision)
12/02 Asheville, NC – Orange Peel (feat. Killswitch Engage, Crowbar & Death Ray Vision)
12/04 Lynchburg, VA – Phase 2 (feat. Killswitch Engage, Crowbar & Death Ray Vision)
12/05 Wilmington, DE – The Queen (feat. Killswitch Engage, Crowbar & Death Ray Vision)
12/06 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom (feat. Killswitch Engage, Crowbar & Death Ray Vision)
12/08 Lansing, MI – The Loft
12/09 Palatine, IL – Durty Nellies

San Diego Date Of The Summer Slaughter Tour Cancelled, Born Of Osiris, Veil Of Maya, & Erra Announce Anaheim Show

The Summer Slaughter Tour was supposed to hit Soma in San Diego, CA tonight (August 13), but the show has now been cancelled due to “unforseen circumstances.” Despite this, three of the artists that were set to perform, Born Of Osiris, Veil Of Maya, and Erra, will now be playing at the Chain Reaction in Anaheim, CA. Tickets can be found HERE.

Born Of Osiris Nearly Done With New Album

It looks like Born Of Osiris are almost done with their new album. Guitarist Lee McKinney confirmed the news in the below Instagram post, saying that the vocals will be finished this week, and that mixing and mastering will follow.

Lee McKinney (Born Of Osiris) Undergoes More Surgery Related To 2015 Foot Injury

Born Of Osiris guitarist Lee McKinney has undergone another surgery for complications related to a previous surgery for his foot, which he broke in 2015. He said the following:

“Just got out of surgery to remove all of the plates and screws I had in my left foot. Two screws were broken most likely from kicking with it in Muay Thai. One of the screws was working it’s way out and it’s caused a ton of discomfort the past 6 months. Glad to have this behind me.”

[via The PRP]