YOB’s Mike Scheidt Underwent His Second Surgery For Diverticulitis

YOB’s Mike Scheidt has officially undergone his second surgery for diverticulitis. The operation was a success with Scheidt offering the following:

“I entered the hospital last Friday morning for my 2nd surgery, and it was a success! I’m grateful to be able to enter this next stage of recovery. It’ll take some time, and I’ll be very, very careful in my healing, but I am so happy to be moving forward! Thank you to everyone for their well wishes, love, and support as I’ve gone through this. It has been everything to me. I love our community ❤! Thank you, endlessly!”


GoFundMe Launched For YOB’s Mike Scheidt Following His Intestinal Surgery For Diverticulitis

YOB’s Mike Scheidt recently underwent surgery to deal with his diverticulitis, and is scheduled to undergo another operation as well. With him out of commission, a GoFundMe campaign was set up to assist with his medical bills. In other news, Scheidt has also wrote a piece for Noisey regarding the whole situation. You can read that HERE.

YOB Reschedule Brooklyn, NY & Austin, TX Shows

With Mike Scheidt having undergone surgery to deal with his diverticulitis, YOB have moved their February shows in Brooklyn, NY & Austin, TX to June. Here’s the rescheduled dates:

06/23 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus
06/24 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus
06/25 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus
06/26 Austin, TX – Grizzly Hall

The band said the following:

“NY & Austin friends:

With great regret, we have to reschedule our shows this month. They will now take place on June 23rd to 26th.
We were so looking forward to playing for you and sharing the stage with many good friends!

Mike will do everything in his power to heal up so that we can come back in June stronger than ever!! All tickets will be honored and, if you’re unable to attend in June, you’ll be offered a refund. We will make it up to you!! Thank you for your understanding and support!!

With love,
Mike, Travis, and Aaron / YOB“

In other news, Red Fang, Danava, and Norska will be playing a benefit show for Scheidt on March 16 at Revolution Hall in Portland, OR.

YOB Announce 2016 European Tour With Black Cobra

YOB have announced a European tour with Black Cobra. Check out the dates below.


Tour Dates:

09/11 Tilburg, NET – Incubate Festival – September 2016
09/12 Dortmund, GER – FZW
09/13 Aarhus, GER – Radar
09/14 Gothenburg, SWE – Sticky Fingers // Göteborg
09/15 Oslo, NOR – BLÅ
09/16 Copenhagen, DEN – Pumpehuset
09/17 Athens, GRE – Smoke The Fuzz gigs Fest
09/19 Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachthof Wiesbaden
09/20 Munich, GER – Feierwerk
09/21 Berlin, GER – Musik & Frieden
09/22 Wroclaw, POL – Asymmetry Festival
09/23 Leipzig, GER – UT Connewitz
09/24 Nurnberg, GER – Z-Bau
09/25 Vienna, AUT – Chelsea
09/26 Ljubljana, SLO – Club Gromka
09/28 Zagreb, CRO – VintageIndustrial Bar
09/29 Linz, AUT – Stadtwerkstatt
09/30 Milan, ITA – Lo Fi Milano
10/01 Pratteln, CZE – Z7 (‘Up In Smoke‘)
10/02 Orleans, FRA – L’Astrolabe – Orléans
10/04 Belfort, FRA – La Poudrière – Belfort
10/05 Paris, FRA – GLAZART
10/06 Tourcoing, FRA – Le Grand Mix
10/07 Bristol, UK – The Fleece Bristol
10/08 Glasgow, UK – The Garage
10/09 Birmingham, UK – The Rainbow Venues
10/10 Manchester, UK – The Ruby Lounge
10/11 Dublin, IRE – Whelan’s
10/13 London, UK – Scala
10/14 Antwerp, BEL – Desertfest
10/15 Hannover, GER – Cafe Glocksee

YOB To Release “The Illusion Of Motion” & “The Unreal Never Lived” On Limited Edition Vinyl

YOB will be reissuing their 2004 album “The Illusion Of Motion” and their 2005 album “The Unreal Never Lived” on limited edition colored vinyl. Those will be available on July 8, and can be preordered HERE.