Om is a duo formed in 2003 by the rhythm section of the disbanded Stoner doom metal band Sleep. The band's first three albums feature Al Cisneros on vocals and bass and Chris Hakius on drums.

'Om' is the Hindu syllable known as the natural vibration of the universe, often used as a mantra (a rhythmic ritual word that Hindus use and repeat for a long time when getting in trance mental states).

Their music is similar in structure to Tibetan chanting and is rich in rhythm and melody. Their music and lyrics lift off at the beginning and slowly mutate giving a feeling of evolution inside each song. The vocals have a monotone quality, producing, on some tracks, a noticeable hypnotic effect of the sort that tends to be appealing to the devotees of the many various genres of druggishly-bent, “space” music—but which not all music calling itself “stoner rock” necessarily is able to caus

In December 2007 the band performed in Jerusalem. Their performance lasted for over five hours. A portion of that show was released on 12" vinyl by Southern Lord "OM - Live at Jerusalem." Their 2007 album Pilgrimage was chosen as Mojo Magazine's Underground Album of the Year.

On January 31, 2008 Hakius left the band and was replaced by drummer Emil Amos, of Grails. Om have since released Gebel Barkal - a 7" 45 for Sub Pop's Singles Club, a live vinyl-only LP Conference Live on Important Records, and on September 29, 2009 their 4th full-length studio album God is Good was released by Drag City.

On May 27, 2011 Drag City records confirmed on their web site that the band are currently working on a new album which should be out sometime in 2012.

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OM - Bhima's Theme
OM - Kapila's Theme
Om - Flight of the Eagle
OM - Unitive Knowledge Of The Godhead
OM - Rays of the Sun (To the Shrinebuilder) (2007)
OM - Meditation is the Practice of Death
OM - live @ 8ball Thessaloniki 2/2/2011

2005 - Variations on a Theme
2005 - Conference of the Birds
2006 - Rays of the Sun / To the Shrinebuilder
20o6 - Inerrant Rays of Infallible Sun (Blackship Shrinebuilder)
2006 - Bedouin's Vigil
20o6 - Om / Six Organs of Admittance
207 - Pilgrimage
2008 - Gebel Barkal
2009 - God is Good


2008 - Live at Jerusalem
2009 - Live Conference
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