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More and more, we're seeing hip-hop and extreme rock collide in interesting ways. But rather than dumbing down the individual aspects of each genre the way certain rap-metal artists did during the late '90s, these meetings of the mind are often born of finding common ground and lifting each others' cultural niches up.
Because both of these artists are known for pushing boundaries, it's unsurprising that the Judgment Night video is pretty insane. HEALTH -- featured in our Underground Sounds of America series -- are known for heavy beats and scary sounds; while Ghostemane -- a hip-hop artist that any metalhead needs to know -- is just as terrifying. That said, none of us expected these two contemporary artists to go so weirdly old-school with this 8-bit mindfuck, which calls back classic games like Doom, King's Quest, and Splatterhouse.
Check out the rad-as-hell video for Judgment Night here:
This marks HEALTH's fifth collaborative track since September, following singles released with JPEGMAFIA, Youth Code, Perturbator, and Soccer Mommy/Corin Roddick of Purity Ring. Their new album, VOL. 4 :: SLAVES OF FEAR, produced by longtime collaborator Lars Stalfors (Lil Peep, St. Vincent, Bob Moses), was released in February via Loma Vista Recordings and is now available for streaming and purchase.
Check out all of HEALTH's dates below:
17 - Denver, CO - Bluebird Theater
19 - Saint Paul, MN - Amsterdam Bar & Grill
20 - Chicago, IL - Bottom Lounge
21 - Cleveland, OH - Grog Shop
22 - Detroit, MI - El Club
23 - Toronto, ON - Velvet Underground
25 - Brooklyn, NY - Elsewhere The Hall SOLD OUT
26 - Boston, MA - The Sinclair
27 - Philadelphia, PA - Underground Arts
28 - Washington, DC - Rock N Roll Hotel
30 - Atlanta, GA - Masquerade - Purgatory
01 - Baton Rouge, LA - Spanish Moon
02 - Houston, TX - White Oak Music Hall
03 - Austin, TX - Mohawk
04 - Dallas, TX - Club Dada
06 - Santa Fe, NM - Meow Wolf
07 - Phoenix, AZ - Valley Bar
10 - Los Angeles, CA - Teragram Ballroom SOLD OUT
11 - Los Angeles, CA - Teragram Ballroom
11 - Buenos Aires, ARG - Vorterix *
14 - São Paulo, BR - Tom Brasil *
16 - Rio de Janeiro, BR - Vivo Rio *
06 - Moscow, RUS - Boi Festival
08 - St. Petersburg, RUS - Mod Club
10 - Kiev, RUS - Atlas Weekend
27 - Calgary, AB - Terminus Festival
* w/ The Neighbourhood
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