L.A. noise-rock pioneer Health brings Perturbator along for Tuesday concert in Tampa

Go to 'Heaven and Hell' at The Ritz.

click to enlarge Health - Photo by Faith Crawford
Photo by Faith Crawford
Before “Stranger Things” brought synthpop back, Frenchman James Kent—aka Perturbator—helped move the genre forward by blending the sounds of Pet Shop Boys and Tears For Fears with modern day heavy metal and screamo.

His latest, Final Light, is an homage to primarily the latter, which makes him the perfect addition to the “Heaven and Hell” tour headlined by Health and headed for The Ritz in Ybor City on Tuesday, Aug. 30.

The L.A. noise rock pioneer’s new album Disco 4 :: Part II is the kind of record you lose yourself to in the club. With cameos from Lamb of God and early tourmates Nine Inch Nails, the band simultaneously nods at its legendary status in the scene and looks forward with noise-rap tracks featuring Backxwash and Ho99o9.

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Josh Bradley

Josh Bradley is Creative Loafing Tampa's resident live music freak. He started freelancing with the paper in 2020 at the age of 18, and has since covered, announced, and previewed numerous live shows in Tampa Bay. Check the music section in print and online every week for the latest in local live music.
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