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07-07 YOB release new album teaser
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YOB

With songs regularly averaging upward of ten minutes (and sometimes as much as 20 and beyond), Portland, OR'sYOBareclearlynot a commercial heavy metal band, but rather fuse elements of doom, sludge, space, and progressiverockintointerestingcombinations so as to belie their bloated girth. Founded in 2000 by vocalist/guitarist Mike Scheidt,withbassistLowell Iles anddrummer Gabe Morley, YOB issued 2002's Elaborations of Carbon before admitting a new rhythmsection ofIsamuSato (bass) andTravis Foster (drums), and fast-delivering ensuing efforts Catharsis (2003), The Illusion ofMotion (2004),an ...read more

With songs regularly averaging upward of ten minutes (and sometimes as much as 20 and beyond), Portland, OR'sYOBareclearlynot a commercial heavy metal band, but rather fuse elements of doom, sludge, space, and progressiverockintointerestingcombinations so as to belie their bloated girth. Founded in 2000 by vocalist/guitarist Mike Scheidt,withbassistLowell Iles anddrummer Gabe Morley, YOB issued 2002's Elaborations of Carbon before admitting a new rhythmsection ofIsamuSato (bass) andTravis Foster (drums), and fast-delivering ensuing efforts Catharsis (2003), The Illusion ofMotion (2004),andThe Unreal NeverLived (2005). Each garnered more acclaim than the last, and the final pair reflected thatgrowth by findingtheband plucked fromtiny local label exile by the historic Metal Blade Records. « hide

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LPs
Clearing The Path To Ascend
2014

3.7
96 Votes
Atma
2011

3.8
118 Votes
The Great Cessation
2009

3.9
72 Votes
The Unreal Never Lived
2005

4.1
68 Votes
The Illusion Of Motion
2004

3.9
53 Votes
Catharsis
2003

4.1
34 Votes
Elaborations Of Carbon
2001

3.6
15 Votes
EPs
Demo
2000

2.8
3 Votes
Live Albums
The Unreal Never Lived: Live at Roadburn 2012
2014

4.5
1 Votes
Live at Roadburn 2010
2011

4.1
6 Votes

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