Review: YOB – Our Raw Heart

After four years, YOB has finally released a new album called Our Raw Heart, out now via Relapse Records. Described as the “second coming of Neurosis”, YOB has earned a reputation for delivering some of the finest stoner/doom metal around, but is that the case for Our Raw Heart? “Ablaze” kicks the album off with a slow build which slightly increases in speed at the one minute mark, with the drums adding a repetitive beat to Mike Scheidt’s ghostly wail, occasionally changing into a very soft growl. Following on the heels of “Ablaze” is “The Screen”. This song starts off … Continue reading Review: YOB – Our Raw Heart