HEALTH interview : Rat Wars, Dark Mofo, Sleep Token and Godflesh

Photo Credit: Mynxii White

HEALTH’s anticipated new album RAT WARS has just been released via Loma Vista Recordings. 

RAT WARS is the most violent yet vulnerable LP of their career is earning the LA-based trio critical acclaim, including cover stories at Revolver, Kerrang!, and Fuze, and rave reviews and features at (‘5 Songs to Get Into HEALTH’), Metal Hammer, Brooklyn Vegan, The Line of Best Fit, FLOOD Magazine, MXDWN, UPROXX, and more.

The Everblack Podcast spoke to Jake Duzsik and John Famiglietti from HEALTH about their new album ‘Rat Wars’, collaborations with artists such as Youth Code, Godflesh and Nine Inch Nails, recent visit down under for Dark Mofo, upcoming tour with Sleep Token and more!

Watch/listen to the interview here: 

Produced by Stint and mixed by Lars Stalfors (SALEM, The Neighbourhood), RAT WARS joins the lineage of groundbreaking heavy acts like Nine Inch Nails and Ministry, which re-drew the borders between metal, electronic and pop music. It might be The Downward Spiral for people with at least two monitors and a vitamin D deficiency.

RAT WARS’ six pre-release singles ASHAMEDCHILDREN OF SORROWSICKOUNLOVEDDEMIGODS, and HATEFUL, earned praise and support from Revolver (Best Songs of the Week), Guitar World (Essential Guitar Tracks), Uproxx (Best New Indie), Loudwire, Stereogum, The PRP, Lambgoat, Consequence, Brooklyn Vegan, and more. HEALTH’s headlining North American ‘RAT-BASED WARFARE TOUR’ begins on March 2nd, 2024, and includes shows at NYC’s Brooklyn Steel on March 15th and LA’s Belasco Theater on April 4th with Pixel Grip and King Yosef supporting on all dates.

HEALTH today also shared a new mini documentary about the making of RAT WARS, featuring live performances, behind-the-scenes studio footage, and interviews with Jake DuzsikJohn Famiglietti, and BJ Miller, alongside album producer Stint (Oliver Tree, Demi Lovato).

RAT WARS is available to stream, for order on limited edition vinyl, cassette, and more HERE.