Beartooth Have Finished Their New Album

Caleb Shomo has confirmed that Beartooth’s fourth record is in the bag…

Beartooth Have Finished Their New Album
Nick Ruskell
Andy Ford

Like Ghost, Beartooth are one of those bands who dodged a bullet this year by having ‘rest and then work on the album’ in their diary for most of it. As they brought the Disease tour to a close back in February, frontman Caleb Shomo revealed he was already hard at work on album four.

“So far I have 15 fully-finished instrumentals and I have the first single ready to go,” he told Kerrang! backstage after the band’s dynamite show at London’s Roundhouse. “I’m going to take a few weeks off, write the lyrics, track the songs then sit on it for a minute.”

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Update alert: he’s done all that, and confirmed it all on Twitter.

The band have already showed off one of the new tracks, Fed Up, which they debuted at their drive-in concert in Oshkosh, Wisconsin on October 10. No word on when we’ll hear the rest of the new stuff – which Caleb promises is the heaviest material the band have ever done – but since it’s finished and the advent of COVID vaccines has basically put next summer’s touring and festivals back on the road, hopefully it will be reasonably soon.

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