The LA noise-rock trio on high-end sound design, nihilist lyrics, BBQing and their latest album, VOL. 4 :: SLAVES OF FEAR.
Jake Duzsik and John Famiglietti of HEALTH join us in the studio today to talk about their explosive new album, VOL.4: SLAVES OF FEAR. Inspired in equal parts by high-end videogame sound design, peak-era Metallica and Black Sabbath riffage, a nihilist sort of futurism and electronic trickery, the record’s alluring mix of noise rock, electronics, high-octane metal and industrial follows on from the sound curated on 2015’s Death Magic (also recorded with producer Lars Stalfors). Vivian talks to Jake and John about where they came from and where they’re at, their studio proclivities and why every track needs more dog and the inspiration of everything from Terminator 2 to 4D sound to L.A. lifestyles.