Endless Yawn

  • Genres
  • Metal
  • Sludge
  • Awards and Nominations
    • SAMMIES 2019 Nominee★ Metal ★
  • Musicians
    • Jake Abassi — bass, vocals
    • Joey Serrano — drums
    • Matt Oneilin — guitar
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Q & A

All-time favorite song?


Come on, how can anyone pick one all-time favorite song.

Tell us about how the band formed.


We were bored and have know each other since high school, so we figured why not, let's jam.

Tell us about your best gig in Sac.


420 Fest 2018 at The Colony. We were the only sludge band amongst a myriad of amazing punk and grind bands. Hella tight.

Tell us about your worst gig.


We truly enjoy every show we have played. Haven't had a bad one yet.

What was the first song you learned to play?


Koey: Korn.

Matt: "Iron Man" by Black Sabbath.

Jake: "Sleep" by Dragonaut.

What's next for the band?


First, another joint, then writing, recording, and touring.

What's the story behind the band name?


We were smoking our favorite medicinal cannabis and thought of how boring life was. Life is an endless yawn.

What's your favorite local artist/group?


No More, hugoXsanchez, Brown Dynamite, Good Shit, xTom Hanx, Alarms, CHRCH, Chrome Ghost, Barc, Art Lessing & Flower Vato.

Who are your biggest influences?


Brainoil, Eyehategod and Weedeater.

Who first inspired you to play music?


Joey: Old tunes my dad would listen to. Old Motown stuff, Hendrix and David Bowie.

Matt: Black Sabbath and Nirvana. Nirvana is some of the earliest music i can remember.

Jake: My older brother. him and his buddies would always be jamming in our garage growing up. He's a wicked guitar player.

Words to live by?


Smoke me out.

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