Upon a Burning Body
About Upon a Burning Body
On a mission to prove that everything, even metal, is bigger in Texas, San Antonio-based quintet Upon a Burning Body batter crowds with their driving brand of mosh-ready deathcore. Delivering plenty of massive riffs, punishing breakdowns, and hardcore-style gang choruses, the group have a sound that's surprisingly infectious in what is typically a highly malevolent, take-no-prisoners genre.
The band signed on with Sumerian Records, and in 2010 released their debut album, The World Is Ours, on the influential metal label. Upon a Burning Body followed up with their sophomore effort, Red. White. Green., in 2012. The hard-charging, Will Putney-produced World Is My Enemy Now arrived in 2014 and cracked the Billboard Top 40, making it the group's most successful outing to date. Straight from the Barrio, which featured the blistering single "Til the Break of Dawn," arrived two years later, and would be their last effort for Sumerian. In 2019, the band issued the punitive Southern Hostility on Seek and Strike Records, followed by the EP Built from War in 2020. ~ Gregory Heaney
ORIGINSan Antonio, TX