Guitarist Taylor Lumley Quits Beartooth

Taylor Lumley has announced his departure from Beartooth. The guitarist is leaving so he can “focus more on [his] life and [his] art.”

Lumley said the following:

“Hey y’all,

I quit Beartooth today to focus more on my life and my art. I love all the dudes in our band and crew like family and there was no ill will at all.

Thank y’all for loving me through this chapter of my life, and encouraging me to love myself.

I’ll be back?”

The band also commented:

“As some of you may have heard, our close friend and brother Taylor Lumley has decided to leave Beartooth in order to focus his energy on other creative endeavors. We wish him love, success, and happiness in his journey – and we know you all will too. Thanks for sticking with us in this transitional period. We’ll have some new tunes for you guys ASAP!

Caleb, Kam, and Oshie”

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Beartooth Recording New Album

Caleb Shomo has been recording a new Beartooth album at studios in New York City, NY and Los Angeles, CA. You can see some Instagram updates from him below:

#beartooth LP3 sessions Day 5 – Los Angeles 🎥- @markceshleman @reelbearmedia

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In other news, Shomo has also been working with 311 on a new song:

[via The PRP]

Beartooth Premiere “King Of Anything” Live Video

Beartooth have premiered a new live video for their song “King Of Anything.” The video was filmed in Columbus, OH on November 11, 2016. Live footage of that entire show is available on the bonus disc that comes with the recently released deluxe edition of “Aggressive“.

Beartooth Premiere “Sick Of Me” Music Video

Beartooth premiered a new video for their song “Sick Of Me.” This song is from the band’s latest album, “Aggressive.”

The video deals with depression and anxiety with Caleb Shomo having the following to say about that:

“Depression and anxiety isn’t something you just get away from. It’s just inside you. For me it’s just always in my brain churning. It’s about fighting it and overcoming it, you can’t run away from it. You have to deal with it. This song is a big way to help.

At least for me, music has been implanted in my body and what I’ve connected with. When I go on stage everything goes away. If you can choose that you will not let depression and anxiety run your life, you’re going to make it. It’s your body and your life and your choice.”

In other news, the band have also released a new shirt with proceeds going towards National Alliance On Mental Illness.