The Discovery (album)

Summary

The Discovery is the second studio album by metal band Born of Osiris. It was released through Sumerian Records on March 22, 2011. It is also the first Born of Osiris record to make use of seven string guitars, and was produced solely by members of the band. Early demo versions of some of the album’s songs were produced and mixed by Misha Mansoor but the final retail release was mixed by Jason Suecof.

The Discovery
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Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 22, 2011 (2011-03-22)
RecordedOctober 2010
GenreDeathcore, djent, progressive metal
Length52:57
LabelSumerian
ProducerBorn of Osiris
Born of Osiris chronology
A Higher Place
(2009)
The Discovery
(2011)
Tomorrow We Die Alive
(2013)
Singles from The Discovery
  1. "Recreate"
    Released: March 22, 2011
  2. "Follow the Signs"
    Released: January 26, 2012
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[1]
Blabbermouth6/10[2]
PopMatters[3]
Revolver4/5[4]

The Discovery is the only release by the band to feature guitarist Jason Richardson as he would later get fired from the group in December of 2011.[5] Most of the album's solos were written and performed by Richardson.

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLength
1."Follow the Signs"3:51
2."Singularity"3:33
3."Ascension"2:28
4."Devastate"4:35
5."Recreate" (originally entitled Wheaton)4:01
6."Two Worlds of Design"3:14
7."A Solution"2:07
8."Shaping the Masterpiece"4:39
9."Dissimulation"2:48
10."Automatic Motion"2:43
11."The Omniscient"2:08
12."Last Straw"4:01
13."Regenerate"5:06
14."XIV"1:52
15."Behold"5:51
Total length:52:57
Bonus tracks
No.TitleLength
16."Follow the Signs (Misha Mansoor Demo Mix)"4:09
17."Singularity (Misha Mansoor Demo Mix)"3:37
18."Recreate (Misha Mansoor Demo Mix)"4:07
Total length:1:04:49

PersonnelEdit

Born of Osiris

  • Ronnie Canizaro – lead vocals
  • Jason Richardson – lead guitar
  • Lee McKinney – rhythm guitar
  • David Da Rocha – bass
  • Joe Buras – keyboards, synthesizers, backing vocals
  • Cameron Losch – drums

Production, recording and other staff

  • Don Byczynski and Lee McKinney – engineering
  • Jason Suecofmixing
  • Alan Douches – mastering
  • Ash Avildsen – additional lyric writing, vocal production
  • Cameron Gray - artwork

ChartsEdit

Chart (2011) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[6] 87
US Billboard Independent Albums[6] 17
US Billboard Rock Albums[6] 23
US Billboard Hard Rock Albums[6] 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ William Ruhlmann. "The Discovery - Born of Osiris : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 21 June 2013.
  2. ^ Scott Alisoglu. "Blabbermouth.net - CD Reviews - Born of Osiris: The Discovery". Blabbermouth. Retrieved August 9, 2013.
  3. ^ Chris Colgan. "Born of Osiris: The Discovery | PopMatters". PopMatters. Retrieved August 9, 2013.
  4. ^ David McKenna. "Review: Born of Osiris - The Discovery - revolvermag.com". Revolver. Retrieved 21 June 2013.
  5. ^ Born of Osiris dump guitarist... Metal Injection
  6. ^ a b c d "The Discovery - Born of Osiris : Awards : AllMusic". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 23 July 2013.