YOB Books USA and European Tour Dates

The Beach, Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV 8/16/19

Doom Metal legends YOB have announced 2020 tour dates launching this Spring for the USA in March and Europe in May. US dates kick off on March 19 in Sacramento, CA and ends March 28 in Boise, ID. Beginning May 20, YOB returns to Europe in Dresden, DE and ends May 30 in Karlsruhe, DE at Dudefest. YOB will also appear Fire in the Mountains as part of the ‘On Wings Over Utgard’ showcase, curated by Ivar Bjørnson of Enslaved. Tickets are available at the link below. Continue reading

PODCAST: Episode 7 – Mike Scheidt of YOB Talks “Our Raw Heart”, the Rise of Doom Metal and More

Ghost Cult’s Keefy was lucky to catch up with Mike Scheidt, main man of YOB a while back to discuss the release of their masterful 2018 album, Our Raw Heart, out now on Relapse Records. We had a candid chat with Mike about the new album, how issues with his health affected the writing process, the growing popularity of Doom Metal, philosophy, touring,  his love of early and modern Black Metal, thoughts on the Lords of Chaos movie, and much more! Catch the band next month on their North American co-headline tour with Voivod and Amenra and further dates in Europe supporting Neurosis! Continue reading

YOB To Tour Europe This Summer with Neurosis

Doom Metal veterans YOB will head back to Europe this coming summer, opening for post-everything greats Neurosis. The tour begins July 11 in Alperstedt, DE and ends July 26 in Gdansk, PL. YOB is also touring America this spring with Voivod and Amenra. All confirmed tour dates are listed below. The band continues to tour behind their acclaimed 2018 album Our Raw Heart (Relapse Records) out now. Continue reading

YOB And Voivod Announce Co-headline Tour, Amenra To Support

YOB and Voivod will team up for an awesome co-headline tour for a month this spring in the USA. Both bands are coming off a strong 2018 where they tour a ton, released great albums (Yob’s Our Raw Heart and Voivod’s The Wake) and are each looking forward to more success in 2019. Amenra will provide direct support on the tour. Tickets, as well, as exclusive ticket and merch bundles, are on-sale now. The bundles, which can be found at the link below. The bundle includes an entry ticket, an exclusive t-shirt as well as the option of vinyl or CD versions of Our Raw Heart. Continue reading

GUEST POST: Mem V. Stein Of Exumer/Skull Pit’s Top Ten Albums Of 2018

It’s December at Ghost Cult, so once again it’s time for “End Of Year” Guest posts! We’ll be sharing lists, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the globe all month long. We kick things off with Mem V. Stein of metal legends Exumer! Mem put out a new album with his side project this year, Skull Pit, with Tatsu of Church of Misery. Their self-titled debut is out now from Metal Blade! Here is Mem’s top 10 albums of 2018! Continue reading

YOB Shares New Video For “Original Face”, New Tour Begins Tonight

Doom masters Yob have been riding high on their new album Our Raw Heart,out now via Relapse Records. In honor of their next leg of their tour kicking off tonight on the West Coast of the US with Acid King and Chrch, followed by an extensive tour of Europe with Wiegedood, the band has shared a new music video. Directed by Frank Huang (Maximum Volume SIlence) and filmed at New York’s Le Poisson Rouge, watch ‘Original Face’ now! Continue reading

Yob – Our Raw Heart

Acclaimed Oregon Doom trio Yob have returned from the very brink with their stunning eighth album Our Raw Heart (Relapse). Following a well-publicized near death experience owing to a particularly awful battle with diverticulitis Yob mastermind Mike Scheidt has channeled the experience into a very personal emotive record, which resonates with the listener both musically and emotionally. Continue reading

YOB’s New Album Out Today, Live Stream Their Performance Tonight

Yob has released their stellar new album Our Raw Heart today via Relapse Records. The band will perform live in-store this evening’s Music Millennium in-store in partnership with Record Store Day at 6 pm pacific time, at the link below. In addition the band will conduct a Reddit AMA  (r/Metal)  https://www.reddit.com/r/Metal/ on Monday, 6/11 as they prepare for next week’s US tour. They also dropped a trippy full album  visualizer you can watch right now.

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