YOB

To Hell And Back

Fuck Nazi Metal Sympathy

On North Jersey's Nazi metal problem, and those fighting for a better scene (plus new tunes from Holy Grove, Glacial Tomb, Pijn, and more).
Kim Kelly
10.25.18
To Hell And Back

Chicago Is For Doom Lovers

Some thoughts on doom and friendship in Chicago, Indian's return, and new tunes from Cliterati, Dispirit, Infernal Coil, and lots more.
Kim Kelly
7.12.18
Premieres

YOB's Uplifting New Single Is a Meditation on Life, Death, and Doom

Stream the mammoth title track from the Oregon doom gods' upcoming new album, 'Our Raw Heart' (out June 8 via Relapse Records).
Cody Davis
5.15.18
Premieres

Stream Portland Doom Heavyweights Norska's 'Too Many Winters'

Members of Yob and Dark Castle collide with sludge, doom, and noise rock on this Oregon outfit's sophomore album (out May 26 via Brutal Panda).
Ben Handelman
5.25.17
Op-Eds

YOB's Mike Scheidt Is Lucky to Be Alive

Following a terrifying medical emergency last month, the doom god reflects on life, masculinity, and hope in an intensely personal essay
Mike Scheidt
2.15.17
Festivals 2015

Maryland Deathfest 2015: Classic Thrash, Norwegian Black Metal, and One Hell of a Bangover

Every year, Baltimore plays host to Maryland Deathfest's four days of extreme metal mayhem. Here are a few highlights from the abyss, including Skepticism, Obituary, Razor, and Knelt Rote.
Kim Kelly
5.26.15
Op-Eds

Why Do Metal Bands Keep Sabotaging Each Other By Filing Bullshit Copyright Claims?

Irish metal institution Cruachan just got threatened with a lawsuit by a German death metal band for a really, really dumb reason.
Kim Kelly
4.29.15
Interviews

Enslaved’s Ivar Bjørnson Talks Mortality, Musical Evolution, and Varg Vikernes

Listen to "Thurisaz Dreaming" from the Norwegian black metal legends' upcoming thirteenth album.
Jonathan Dick
2.6.15
Interviews

Introducing Kayla Dixon, The Judas Priest-Loving New Singer for Portland Doom Crew Witch Mountain

Bassist Justin Brown has also joined the fold, and the band is already working on new material.
Mark Lore
1.29.15
2014 in Review

Agalloch/Vhol Drummer Aesop Dekker Grudgingly Lists His Top Ten Albums of 2014

The prolific drummer for Agalloch, VHOL, and Worm Ouroboros goes in on his favorite metal (and otherwise) records of the past year.
Aesop Dekker
1.1.15
2014 in Review

Noisey's Best of 2014 - Fred Pessaro

Look forward to coke on the dance floor, El-P on Biggie being dope, and the best record for f*cking.
Fred Pessaro
12.16.14
Interviews

YOB: Clearing Space, Digging Deep

We talked to Mike Scheidt about going off psych meds, going beyond riffs, and going into a new reality.
Sasha Geffen
8.22.14
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