VARIOUS CITIES, - MAY 01: Caleb Shomo of Beartooth performs during "Red Bull Records Virtual Festival" presented by Red Bull Records on May, 1, 2020. (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images for Red Bull Records)

Beartooth recently released their studio album “The Surface.” Is it worth your time and money to pick up the latest Beartooth record? Most definitely! There are so many moments of heavy, crunchy guitar work. And the rhythm section sounds tight. But what really makes this work so well again, is Caleb Shomo’s vocals. Raw, melodic, aggressive, emotional. He’s got it all. And it really shines through on “The Surface!”

Beartooth, the Ohio-based band, is a sonic powerhouse that defies categorization. Their music resonates with raw intensity and unrelenting energy, crafting a unique sound that’s difficult to pigeonhole. Beartooth’s sonic landscape is a tumultuous amalgamation of metalcore, punk rock, and hardcore elements. The most striking aspect of their sound is the relentless aggression that permeates every note and lyric.

Fronted by Caleb Shomo, Beartooth’s vocal delivery is a cathartic release of pent-up emotions, ranging from guttural screams to melodic croons, creating a dynamic vocal range that adds depth and intensity to their music. The guitar work is equally impressive, with crushing riffs and soaring melodies that drive their songs forward. Beartooth’s rhythm section, anchored by thunderous drumming and pulsating bass lines, provides a relentless groove that makes their live performances unforgettable.

What sets Beartooth apart is their ability to connect with their audience on a deeply emotional level. Their lyrics touch on themes of personal struggle, resilience, and self-discovery, making their music relatable to many. Beartooth’s raw and honest approach to songwriting has earned them a devoted fan base.

In the realm of modern heavy music, Beartooth stands as a testament to the power of passionate and genuine artistry. Their electrifying live shows and consistently outstanding albums have solidified their status as one of the great contemporary bands, demonstrating the enduring impact of their sound and message. Beartooth’s music is a relentless force that demands to be heard and experienced.

Let’s take a look at some standout tracks and why this album is so impressive.


    This one starts off with some great guitar work on some severe screams from Caleb. It’s heavy and makes you wanna move!!!


    A powerful anthem.  Don’t doubt Caleb, because it seems like it just makes him stronger based on these lyrics.  Intense song!


    This is the single we got here at DHA.  It’s melodic, emotional, and has some amazing vocalwork by Caleb.


    This one kicks off heavy and you think it’s going to progress and get even heavier, but that’s where Beartooth tricks you.  It actually drops out for the first chorus and has a really beautiful and dare I say “happy” hook.  Awesome stuff!


    This one at the live shows is going to get the crowd moving!  It’s just a banger and I love it!

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