About the Band

Burden of the Sky is an American Alternative Metal/Rock band based out of Bloomington, Illinois. Influenced by bands such as Breaking Benjamin, Sevendust, and Chevelle; B.O.T.S. was formed by guitarist Josh Appel and Bradford Shaw. The lineup was completed in March of 2015 with the addition of Brian Barry (vocals), Rick Streeter (drums), Dustin Tritsch (bass) and Michael Mahoney (keyboards).

The debut album ‘Cinis Ad Cinis’ was produced, mixed and mastered by award winning Nashville Producer/Engineer Colt Capperrune of Dark River Studios. With an expected release date of early 2017, ‘Cinis Ad Cinis’ will introduce the world to Burden of the Sky. The first single, “Same Old Page” was originally released in April of 2016 to an overwhelming response and a demand for more music.


Debut album 'CINIS AD CINIS' to be released July 14th, from Pavement Entertainment