YOB returns to North American highways once more before the end of 2018, adding a half-dozen date trek up and down the North American West Coast including a performance at Decibel Magazine’s Metal & Beer Fest on Dec. 2 at the Wiltern.

The new round of tour dates are:

December 1 San Francisco, CA Slim’s ^

December 2 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern (Decibel Metal & Beer Fest)

December 5 Seattle, WA Neumo’s #

December 7 Vancouver, BC Astoria #

December 8 Bellingham, WA Shakedown #

December 9 Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom #^

# – with Thrones

^ – with Khorada

The dates follow an extensive European tour, which kicks off next week in Germany and includes an Oct. 13 performance at Desertfest.

 

 

“YOB’s eighth album, Our Raw Heart, is a riveting document of Scheidt’s year,” said Rolling Stone in an online feature. “A gauntlet of sickness and health, clarity and confusion, the record wrestles with mortality and ultimately perseveres.”

Decibel Magazine, in their July cover story, said “one of the byproducts” of Scheidt’s illness “is a brilliant new album that takes the YOB blueprint of punishingly heavy, delightfully angular doom/sludge into unexplored areas of heart-breaking melody and triumphant resolve.”

The album has won accolades from the Associated Press (“Yob… swing effortlessly between menacing distortion and hushed reverie”), NPR (“…the group’s sprawling gravity and thunderous majesty have taken an introspective turn…”), Pitchfork(“…metal that sounds sensuous, bellicose, and jubilant all at once”).

YOB Tour Dates:

October 5 Karlsruhe, Germany Jubez

October 6 Nijmegen, Netherlands Soulcrusher

October 7 Bristol, UK The Fleece

October 9 Glasgow, UK Stereo

October 10 Leeds, UK Brudenell Social Club

October 11 Manchester, UK Gorilla

October 13 Antwerp, Belgium Desertfest *

October 14 Cologne, Germany Gebaeude9

October 16 Hamburg, Germany Molotow Club

October 17 Copenhagen, Denmark Vega

October 18 Gothenburg, Sweden Sticky Fingers

October 19 Stockholm, Sweden Kraken

October 20 Oslo, Norway Blä

October 21 Helsingfors, Finland Tavastia *

October 23 Paris, France Petit Bain

October 24 Feyzin, France L’Epicerie Moderne

October 25 Cenon, France Le Rocher De Palmer

October 26 Bilbao, Spain Santana 27

October 27 Porto, Portugal Hard Club

October 28 Madrid, Spain Caracol

October 29 Barcelona, Spain Boveda

October 31 Langenthal, Switzerland Old Capitol

November 1 Milan, Italy Santeria Social Club

November 2 Bologna, Italy Freakout Club

November 3 Martigny, Switzerland Caves Du Manoir

November 4 Bregenz, Austria Between

November 6 Vienna, Austria Arena

November 7 Budapest, Hungary Robot

November 8 Leipzig, Germany UT Connewitz

November 9 Warsaw, Poland Hydrozagadka

November 10 Kraków, Poland Soulstone Gathering Festival

November 11 Berlin, Germany Musik & Frieden

November 13 Athens, Greece Kyttaro Live Club *

December 1 San Francisco, CA Slim’s ^

December 2 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern (Decibel Metal & Beer Fest)

December 5 Seattle, WA Neumo’s #

December 7 Vancouver, BC Astoria #

December 8 Bellingham, WA Shakedown #

December 9 Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom #^

# – with Thrones

^ – with Khorada

October 5 to November 13 w/Wiegedood (except where noted with a *)

December 1 & 9 w/Khorada, Dec. 5 -9 w/Thrones

YOB is Travis Foster (drums), Aaron Rieseberg (bass) and Mike Scheidt (vocals/guitar).

 

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