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YOB

With songs regularly averaging upward of ten minutes (and sometimes as much as 20 and beyond), Portland, OR's YOBareclearly not a commercial heavy metal band, but rather fuse elements of doom, sludge, space, and progressive rockintointeresting combinations so as to belie their bloated girth. Founded in 2000 by vocalist/guitarist Mike Scheidt, withbassistLowell Iles and drummer Gabe Morley, YOB issued 2002's Elaborations of Carbon before admitting a new rhythm section ofIsamuSato (bass) and Travis Foster (drums), and fast-delivering ensuing efforts Catharsis (2003), The Illusion of Motion ( ...read more

With songs regularly averaging upward of ten minutes (and sometimes as much as 20 and beyond), Portland, OR's YOBareclearly not a commercial heavy metal band, but rather fuse elements of doom, sludge, space, and progressive rockintointeresting combinations so as to belie their bloated girth. Founded in 2000 by vocalist/guitarist Mike Scheidt, withbassistLowell Iles and drummer Gabe Morley, YOB issued 2002's Elaborations of Carbon before admitting a new rhythm section ofIsamuSato (bass) and Travis Foster (drums), and fast-delivering ensuing efforts Catharsis (2003), The Illusion of Motion (2004),andThe Unreal Never Lived (2005). Each garnered more acclaim than the last, and the final pair reflected that growth by findingtheband plucked from tiny local label exile by the historic Metal Blade Records. « hide

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LPs
Clearing The Path To Ascend
2014

Atma
2011

3.8
106 Votes
The Great Cessation
2009

3.9
61 Votes
The Unreal Never Lived
2005

4.1
58 Votes
The Illusion Of Motion
2004

4
44 Votes
Catharsis
2003

4
19 Votes
Elaborations Of Carbon
2001

3.8
11 Votes
EPs
Demo
2000

3.3
2 Votes
Live Albums
The Unreal Never Lived: Live at Roadburn 2012
2014

Live at Roadburn 2010
2011

4
2 Votes

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