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The Black Market

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – May 2018

To start, a confession: I still daydream about being a professional baseball player. Indeed, despite blowing out my arm decades ago messing around with the…
Ian Chainey | May 31, 2018 - 3:28 pm

2014 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2014

Music is a messy thing. There's too much of it, too many genres, too many ideas, for anyone to make sense out of all of…
Stereogum | December 2, 2014 - 9:39 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Yob Clearing The Path To Ascend

The TV miniseries Cosmos, both in its O.G. Carl Sagan form and its rebooted Neil DeGrasse Tyson iteration, works, if you want it to, as…
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2014 - 4:10 pm

More YOB stories

Stream Yob’s New Album Our Raw Heart

Next week, the great Oregon power trio Yob will come out with their new album Our Raw Heart, the follow-up to 2014's monstrous Clearing The
Tom Breihan | May 31, 2018 - 10:28 am

Yob – “Our Raw Heart”

Oregon power trio Yob is one of the finest doom-metal bands on the face of the planet. And next month, they'll follow up 2014's towering…
Tom Breihan | May 16, 2018 - 12:14 pm

Yob – “The Screen” Video

The first Noble Truth of Buddhism is frequently translated into English as, "Life is suffering." The highest level that can be achieved in Buddhist practice…
Michael Nelson | April 17, 2018 - 1:06 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Yob Clearing The Path To Ascend

The TV miniseries Cosmos, both in its O.G. Carl Sagan form and its rebooted Neil DeGrasse Tyson iteration, works, if you want it to, as…
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2014 - 4:10 pm

The Black Market

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – August 2014

Guys, I usually kick off the Black Market with a lengthy introductory essay, an aggregation of my thoughts on the month in metal. But August…
Michael Nelson | August 29, 2014 - 9:39 am

Stream Yob Clearing The Path To Ascend

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about the new album from Oregon doom trio Yob, Clearing The Path To Ascend, and rather than repost my…
Michael Nelson | August 26, 2014 - 12:59 pm

Yob – “Unmask The Spectre” (Stereogum Premiere)

If you follow baseball, you know what an analyst is talking about when he refers to a pitcher's "arsenal," but if you don't, here's a…
Michael Nelson | August 11, 2014 - 1:01 pm

Mike Scheidt (Of YOB) – “To Live Is To Fly” (Townes Van Zandt Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

There are two pretty distinct sides to Mike Scheidt's voice: With YOB and VHOL, he deals in a bottomless roar (which is aided by occasional…
Michael Nelson | February 18, 2014 - 11:22 am

Mike Scheidt – “In Your Light”

Mike Scheidt is best-known as the frontman of the thundering Oregonian doom metal power trio YOB. But on his forthcoming solo debut Stay Awake, Scheidt…
Tom Breihan | May 8, 2012 - 3:09 pm

Haunting The Chapel

Yob – “Prepare The Ground” (Stereogum Premiere)

Oregon doom trio Yob's "comeback" fifth album The Great Cessation, the first post-Middian/Age Eternal offering under the Yob name since 2005's The Unreal Never Lived,…
Brandon Stosuy | June 15, 2011 - 10:58 am

32 Must See Bands @ SXSW 2011

Come March every year, the same questions are asked, retreaded thought pieces get pitched: What does it mean to have a music industry festival in…
Stereogum | March 16, 2011 - 9:10 am

Haunting The Chapel

Haunting The Chapel: The 30 Best Metal Albums Of 2009 (Plus Dozens Of Guest Lists)

Every year I'm tempted to -- and sometimes do -- say "this has been a great year for metal." It's a toss-away idea: If you…
Brandon Stosuy | December 19, 2009 - 6:41 pm