Gainesville, FL, punk band Hot Water Music is releasing its first recordings in seven years this summer. The EP, The Fire, The Steel, The Tread/Adds Up To Nothing, will be released digitally August 2 and physically August 29. Pre-sale for the vinyl 7-inch begins August 15 and will be distributed by No Idea, Chunksaah and Hot Water Music’s website, each of which will carry a different colored vinyl.


The band, which formed in 1993 and has released seven studio albums, went on hiatus in 2005 and then reunited in 2008. Since then, it has been touring consistently. Hot Water Music will be going on a European tour in August and then stopping in Philadelphia in September, after which it plans to record its next album, which is expected to be ready in the winter of next year.


Tour Dates For Hot Water Music:
08/05 – Hanover, Germany – Chez Heinz *
08/06 – Horb Am Neckar, Germany – Mini Rock Festival
08/07 – Frankfurt, Germany – Batschkapp *
08/08 – Tilburg, Netherlands – 013 *
08/09 – Saarbrucken, Germany – Garage
08/10 – Lindau, Germany – Club Vaudeville *
08/11 – Munich, Germany – Theaterfabrik *
08/12 – Bildein, Austria – Picture On Festival
08/13 – Tomlin, Slovenia – Punk Rock Holiday
08/14 – Bescia, Italy – Festa Di Radio Onda D’Urto
08/16 – Budapest, Hungary – Druer Kert * #
08/17 – Steyr, Austria – Röda
08/18 – Winterhur, Switzerland – Musikfestwochen
08/19 – Flughafen Borkenberge/Marl – Area 4 Festival
08/20 – Schweinfurt, Germany – Alter Stattbanhoff *
08/21 – Grossposna, Germany – Highfield Festival
08/23 – Paris, France – Le Nouveau Casino *
08/24 – Aarschot, Belgium – De Klinker *
08/25 – Portsmouth, UK – Highlight *
08/26 – Leeds, UK – Leeds Festival
08/27 – Glasgow, UK – Oran Mar *
08/28 – Reading, UK – Reading Festival
09/24 – Philadelphia, PA – Festival Pier Riot Fest East
* with Make D and Mend
# with Bouncing Souls