Following their incredible performance on the main stage at this year’s Download Festival – Ohio hardcore mob Beartooth (who are nominated in the Best Breakthrough category at tonight’s Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards) are thrilled to announce a run of UK shows this December. Beartooth will be giving fans a taste of Aggressive on their new run of live dates.
In the two short years since their debut album was cooked up in front man Caleb Shomo’s basement, Beartooth has catapulted into heavy music’s stratosphere. They have collected over 10 million views on YouTube, trekked around the globe sharing the stage with Slipknot, Pierce The Veil, Bring Me The Horizon and Sleeping With Sirens and playing festivals like Reading & Leeds, Download and the Vans Warped Tour. They’ve earned multiple Alternative Press and Kerrang! award nominations, gotten daytime airplay across the globe and been named a “New Artist You Need To Know” by Rolling Stone.
For Aggressive (Out now on Red Bull Records), Shomo again retreated to his home studio to write, perform and produce the album’s 12 tracks, re-teaming with John Feldmann (The Used, Blink-182) for a bit of songwriting contribution and enlisting David Bendeth (Killswitch Engage, Paramore) to mix the release. The resulting songs have as much in common with stomping metalcore as old-school punk, vintage screamo and harder-edged pop punk, combining circle pit-inducing bangers with soaring choruses and bridging raw authentic intensity with accessibility.
8th London, Shepherds Bush Empire
9th Leeds, Beckett
10th Glasgow, Garage
11th Birmingham, O2 Institute
12th Manchester, O2 Ritz
13th Southampton, Engine Rooms
14th Cardiff, Tramshed
16th Dublin, The Academy
17th Belfast, Limelight
They will be joined on the tour by Vanna and Fit For A King. Tickets go on sale at www.beartoothtickets.com on Wednesday June 15th at 10am GMT