Genre-defying doom greats YOB are set to follow 2014's Clearing the Path to Ascend with their eighth album, Our Raw Heart, on June 8 via Relapse (their first for the label). "Going from an uncertain future in the beginning of 2017, to writing and then recording a new album at the end of it, it was quite a year," says frontman Mike Scheidt. The band co-produced the album with Billy Barnett. Stay tuned for new music.

YOB have also announced a tour with another genre-defying doom band, Bell Witch, who released the great Mirror Reaper last year.

The tour includes a NYC show on June 28 at Le Poisson Rouge. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (3/9) at noon. All dates are listed below.

Bell Witch are also opening some of the West Coast dates on Sleep's tour. Stream YOB and Bell Witch's latest LPs below.

YOB / Bell Witch -- 2018 Tour Dates
June 14 Oklahoma City, OK @ 89th Street
June 15 Austin, TX @ Austin Terror Fest
June 16 Little Rock, AR @ Mutants of the Monster 2018
June 17 Memphis, TN @ Hi Tone
June 19 Birmingham, AL @ Saturn
June 20 Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
June 23 Wilmington, NC @ Reggies
June 24 Asheville, NC @ Mothlight
June 25 Raleigh, NC @ King’s
June 27 Baltimore, MD @ Metro
June 28 New York, NY @ Le Poisson Rouge
June 29 Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts
June 30 Boston, MA @ Middle East
July 02 Montreal, QC @ La Sala Rosa
July 03 Ottawa, ON @ Mavericks
July 04 Toronto, ON @ Mod Club
July 06 Pittsburgh, PA @ Rex Theatre
July 07 Detroit, MI @ El Club
July 08 Chicago, IL @ Reggies
July 10 St. Paul, MN @ Club
July 11 Omaha, NE @ Lookout Lounge
July 12 Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theatre
July 13 Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
July 14 Boise, ID @ Neurolux

--

Sleep / Bell Witch -- 2018 Tour Dates
6/05/2018 The Showbox - Seattle, WA
6/06/2018 Roseland Theater - Portland, OR
6/07/2018 Warfield Theater - San Francisco, CA
6/08/2018 The Wiltern - Los Angeles, CA
6/09/2018 The Van Buren - Phoenix, AZ
6/10/2018 Sunshine Theater - Albuquerque, NM