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Stemming from a D.I.Y. noise scene based around the downtown L.A. art space The Smell, HEALTH make mathy indie rock with tribal drums, squealing guitars, asymmetrical basslines, and a homemade guitar pedal/microphone called a Zoothorn. As a four-piece led by Jacob Duzsik, the band played its first show after practicing together for six months, and started making a go in Los Angeles, playing ten-minute sets with like-minded local bands like Ex Models, No Age, and Mika Miko. After a few tours and a slot at SXSW, they returned to home base and started recording their debut album at The Smell. Capturing the cavernous brick acoustics with vintage microphones, HEALTH featured a unique brand of aggressive and concise songs, and was released by Lovepump Records in 2007. Later, they started touring with pals Crystal Castles, an aggressive electro duo that had previously shared a 7" with the band. HEALTH also remixed their song "Crimewave" that year. To repay the favor, Crystal Castles contributed to a full album of HEALTH remixes, titled //DISCO. In 2009, the group unleashed its muscular and crunchy second full-length, Get Color. Following tradition, the songs from this album were remixed for 2010's ::DISCO2. HEALTH composed the score for 2012's Max Payne 3, which earned nominations for Best Score in a Game and Best Song in a Game (for the track "Tears") at that year's Spike Video Game Awards. They continued their foray into video game music in 2013 with "High Pressure Dave," a song inspired by the Units' "High Pressure Days" that appeared in Grand Theft Auto V. HEALTH returned with new material in 2015, premiering the single "New Coke" a few months in advance of their third full-length, Death Magic. ~ Jason Lymangrover
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  1.   Song
  2.   Die Slow
  3.   Crimewave
  4.   Life
  5.   New Coke
  6.   In Heat
  7.   High Pressure Dave
  8.   Before Tigers
  9.   We Are Water
  10.   Tabloid Sores
  11.   Dark Enough
  12.   Courtship II
  13.   Glitter Pills
  14.   TEARS
  15.   Drugs Exist
  16.   Victim
  17.   Stonefist
  18.   The Power Of HEALTH
  19.   Heaven
  20.   L.A. Looks
  21.   Flesh World
  22.   USA Boys
  23.   Severin
  24.   Nice Girls
  25.   In Violet
  26.   Eat Flesh
  27.   Death+
  28.   Zoothorns
  29.   Perfect Skin
  30.   Lost Time
  31.   Triceratops
  32.   Girl Attorney
  33.   Hurt Yourself
  34.   Salvia
  35.   Courtship
  36.   //M\\
  37.   Problem Is
  38.   Tricertops
  39.   Men Today
  40.   Health/Disco
  41.   Tabloisd Sores
  42.   STONEFIST featuring Boys Noize

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