HOT WATER MUSIC TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM LIGHT IT UP BAND DROPS NEW SONG “NEVER GOING BACK”

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HOT WATER MUSIC TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM LIGHT IT UP

BAND DROPS NEW SONG “NEVER GOING BACK”

Gainesville, Florida’s Hot Water Music have announced their new album Light It Up. The 12-track album was self-produced and will be released on September 15 via Rise Records. It follows 2012’s Exister, which was the band’s Rise debut.

To herald the release, the iconic band has dropped the anthemic new track “Never Going Back.” Listen here.

“The most exciting part about this record for us was self-producing and being in control from start to finish,” the band said about Light It Up. “We haven’t made a record this way since Fuel For the Hate Game. As frightening as it was to not have the safety net and sounding board of a producer, it was just as liberating to make a record that is 100% Hot Water Music, scars and all.”

Light It Up is available for pre-order here.

Light It Up is a prime example of a band remaining vital and increasingly relevant in its near-25-year career.

Hot Water Music will also support the album with select tour dates and festival appearances through the fall, including a stop at the can’t-miss Riot Fest in Chicago and their hometown The Fest in Gainesville. Dates are below and go on sale at 12pm local time on Friday, June 2.

HOT WATER MUSIC ON TOUR:
9/15 to 9/17 — Riot Fest — Chicago, IL
9/29 — Slim’s — San Francisco, CA*
9/30 — Echoplex — Los Angeles, CA*
10/27 to 10/29 — The Fest — Gainesville, FL
11/17 — The Sinclair — Boston, MA
11/18 — Warsaw — Brooklyn, NY &
11/19 — Union Transfer — Philadelphia, PA &
12/2 — Carioca Club — Sao Paulo, Brazil

*With Dead to Me + Racquet Club
&With Strike Anywhere + Big Jesus

LIGHT IT UP TRACKLISTING:
1. “Complicated”
2. “Light It Up”
3. “Show Your Face”
4. “Never Going Back”
5. “Rabbit Key”
6. “Sympathizer”
7. “Vultures”
8. “Bury Your Idols”
9. “Overload”
10. “High Class Catastrophe”
11. “Hold Out”
12. “Take You Away”

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