Yob - Our Raw Heart

8 | 92 votes |
Release date: 8 June 2018
Style: Doom metal, Stoner metal


53 have it
6 want it

01. Ablaze
02. The Screen
03. In Reverie
04. Lungs Reach
05. Beauty In Falling Leaves
06. Original Face
07. Our Raw Heart

Additional info
Label: Relapse Records

Staff review by
Coming so close to death would be a life-altering experience for anyone, so when it happened to Yob mainman Mike Scheidt, it did change his perspectives a lot. He linked it to having your hard dive crash, as you can only retrieve so much and the rest is lost. With there even having been doubts that Yob would continue, how does the change of perspective affect Our Raw Heart?

published 11.07.2018 | Comments (12)

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07.03.2018 - 19:24
Ugwemubwem Ossas
China was a neat
Great solid stoner doom to look forward to.
08.03.2018 - 02:50
Rating: 9
They just announced a North American tour with Bell Witch and Sleep! YAAAASSS!
10.06.2018 - 11:49
Rating: 6
Stoner. Just like most stoner. Ok not great imho.
10.06.2018 - 22:21
I never enjoyed Yob before but this is brilliant at times, the faster parts are a bit generic though.
"Every night, full of drugs and liquor, I see, floating above my bed, the Devil.
This woman in white dress, Satan Herself.
She's beautiful. She's there for me. Translucent.
I'm in love with her."
11.06.2018 - 00:29
Rating: 8
Wasn't huge on all of it, but I'm loving the really psychedelic closing title track
11.06.2018 - 22:07
Old Nick
12.06.2018 - 02:19
I'm really surprised at that rating. I'm sure I enjoyed a Yob album in the past but this one just seems really badly written and kind of awkward to me, with a not very enjoyable combination of sound and vocals.

The Screen in particular feels like it was written in about 3 minutes:

"Er, what else should we add to this song?"

"I dunno man, I wanna go get a soy smoothie, just add some more of that chugging stuff in it and call it a day."

"But what about 'Lungs Reach'? Do you think it needs more?

"Nah, just let people get confused as to whether it's an interlude or an actual song"
20.06.2018 - 03:33
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"Beauty in Falling Leaves", my god... so much heart and soul in this song. If you don't feel it: I'm sorry to say you have no soul, you are probably ginger, or you simply heard too much Manowar.
02.07.2018 - 06:46
Can't wait to see them July 10. AND with bell witch. Fucking yes
08.07.2018 - 23:48
Rating: 9
Fellow Duh Say
Not sure why YOB gets any hate. Maybe its the hippies from Eugene thing. It's doom, which for me means slow metal with lots of mood . YOB has a mood that nobody else can replicate, a combination of tone and vocals. I think this is easily their best vocal and songwriting album. I don't think it is too much of a stretch to say YOB has had a huge influence on doom this millennium. Bell witch, Pallbearer, etc. They might not be best ever but definitely one of my favs. (I think "The Screen" might annoy people, and turn them off this album.)
29.08.2018 - 20:26
Ugwemubwem Ossas
China was a neat
Written by Mercurial on 12.06.2018 at 02:19

The Screen in particular feels like it was written in about 3 minutes:

I really enjoyed that song but now this comment has spoiled everything about it for me.
29.08.2018 - 21:18
Written by Ugwemubwem Ossas on 29.08.2018 at 20:26

I really enjoyed that song but now this comment has spoiled everything about it for me.

I'm gonna take ruining a song for someone as my daily achievement.
02.01.2019 - 02:05
Rating: 6
This was a big step down after Clearing The Path To Ascend.

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