Upon a Burning Body

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Upon a Burning Body
Upon A Burning Body Mayhemfest 2014.jpg
Upon a Burning Body at Mayhem Festival 2014
Background information
Also known as UABB
Origin San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Genres Deathcore[1][2]
Years active 2005–present
Labels Sumerian
Associated acts Dead Like You[citation needed]
Website facebook.com/uponaburningbody
Members Danny Leal
Ruben Alvarez
Rey Martinez
Tito Felix

Upon a Burning Body is an American deathcore band from San Antonio, Texas,[3] formed in 2005. The band currently consists of vocalist Danny Leal, guitarist Ruben Alvarez and bassist Rey Martinez. Their second studio album, Red. White. Green., debuted at No. 105 on the Billboard 200 in 2012.[4] Their third and latest album, The World Is My Enemy Now, was released on 12 August 2014. The band is currently signed to Sumerian Records.[5]

Band members[edit]

Current members[edit]

Former members[edit]

  • Juan Hinojosa – drums (2005–2008, 2011)
  • Chris "CJ" Johnson – guitars (2005–2012)
  • Sal Dominguez – guitars (2005–2015)
  • Ramon "Lord Cocos" Villarreal – drums (2008–2011, 2013–2014)
  • Jonathon Gonzales – drums (2011–2013)
  • Seth Webster – bass (2012–2013; now in To Speak of Wolves)

Timeline[edit]

Discography[edit]

Album details Peak chart positions[4]
US US Heat US Indep US Hard Rock US Rock UK Rock
Demo
  • Demo
  • Release date: 2005
  • Label: Self-released
Genocide
  • EP
  • Release date: 2005
  • Label: Self-released
Genocide (Reissue)
  • EP
  • Release date: August 29, 2006
  • Label: Self-released
The World Is Ours
  • Studio album
  • Release date: April 6, 2010
  • Label: Sumerian
28
Red. White. Green.
  • Studio album
  • Release date: April 10, 2012
  • Label: Sumerian
105 1 20 11 35
The World Is My Enemy Now
  • Studio album
  • Release date: August 12, 2014
  • Label: Sumerian
39 6 3 12 18[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Heaney, Gregory. "Upon a Burning Body - Biography - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved August 9, 2015. ...Upon a Burning Body batter crowds with their driving brand of mosh-ready deathcore. 
  2. ^ Slessor, Dan (April 12, 2012). "Upon A Burning Body - Red. White. Green.". Alternative Press. Retrieved August 9, 2015. Weighing into the deathcore fray ... Upon A Burning Body are a cut above the soundalike bands glutting up the genre. 
  3. ^ "Upon A Burning Body" (official Facebook page). Retrieved 2 February 2014. 
  4. ^ a b Heaney, Gregory. "Upon a Burning Body - Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  5. ^ Upon a Burning Body Premiere New Song, “Scars”. Revolver Magazine, 3 July 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
  6. ^ Jay Nanda. "Upon A Burning Body blazes trail of wide pits in name of Texas at Knotfest". AXS. Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  7. ^ "Never Say Never: Local fest celebrates seven years with weekend date change". The Monitor. Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  8. ^ "2014-08-23 Top 40 Rock & Metal Albums Archive - Official Charts". officialcharts.com. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 

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