Beartooth Release ‘Hated’ Music Video, Announce 2016 North American Tour
The buzz around Ohio hardcore outfit Beartooth continues to be electric. With their sophomore record Aggressive already released to critical acclaim, the band has released a music video for the song "Hated." In conjunction with this, Beartooth have also announced a fall headlining tour in support of the album.
In the music video, Beartooth rock out in a confined space, accented by glowing lines that make up the triangular windows of the walls and ceiling surrounding the group. Frontman Caleb Shomo expresses internal pain and strife, first exclaiming, "All alone in a wallless prison" in a spotlight vocal segment before the rest of the band comes crashing back in. During the verse, the guitars interplay with the vocals in a call and response mode, coming together for the undeniably catchy chorus.
Speaking about "Hated" and his anticipation to bring it alive onstage, Shomo told us, "I mean, we’ve only played a few [songs] live so far and they’ve all been amazing. I’m very excited to play 'Hated.' That’s something we haven’t done yet. I’m just stoked to see how people dig it and if people are singing along and kind of getting involved."
Beartooth will embark on their headlining North American run on Oct. 2 in Chicago, heading out to the West Coast before trekking East, hitting Texas and eventually Florida before working their way up the coast and back into the MidWest, closing out with a hometown show in Columbus, Ohio on Nov. 11. No support acts have been announced as of yet. All ticket information can be found at the Beartooth website.
Aggressive was written and produced by Shomo and has already yielded standout cuts in "Loser" and the title track. The album reached No. 1 on the Billboard Alternative Chart and No. 3 on the Billboard Rock Chart.
Beartooth 2016 North American Tour Dates:
10/02 — Chicago, Ill. @ House of Blues
10/04 — Minneapolis, Minn. @ Mill City
10/05 — Denver, Colo. @ Summit
10/06 — Salt Lake City, Utah @ The Complex
10/08 — Seattle, Wash. @ El Corazon
10/09 — Portland, Ore. @ Hawthorne Theater
10/10 — Sacramento, Calif. @ Ace of Spades
10/11 — Santa Ana, Calif. @ The Observatory
10/12 — Los Angeles, Calif. @ The Regent
10/14 — San Diego, Calif. @ House of Blues
10/15 — Phoenix, Ariz. @ Nile
10/17 — San Antonio, Texas @ Backstage
10/18 — Houston, Texas @ House of Blues
10/19 — Dallas, Texas @ House of Blues
10/21 — Tampa, Fla. @ State Theater
10/22 — Orlando, Fla. @ Beacham
10/23 — Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. @ Revolution
10/24 — Atlanta, Ga. @ The Masquerade
10/25 — Charlotte, N.C. @ The Underground
10/27 — Baltimore, Md. @ Sound Stage
10/28 — Philadelphia, Pa. @ Theatre of Living Arts
10/29 — Poughkeepsie, N.Y. @ The Chance
10/30 — Asbury Park, N.J. @ Stone Pony
10/31 — New York, N.Y. @ Irving Plaza
11/02 — Worcester, Mass. @ The Palladium
11/03 — Hartford, Ct. @ Webster Theater
11/04 — Albany, N.Y. @ Upstate Concert Hall
11/05 — Pittsburgh, Pa. @ Mr. Smalls
11/06 — Grand Rapids, Mich. @ Orbit Room
11/08 — Cleveland, Ohio @ House of Blues
11/09 — St. Louis, Mo. @ Ready Room
11/11 — Columbus, Ohio @ Express Live!
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