Hot Water Music

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2014

    Chuck Ragan Has Some Crazy Alt-Folk Fish Stories

    After a hiatus in 2005, the former guitar-wielding front man of post-punk outfit Hot Water Music embarked on a path into rugged folk-rock. And nine years later, Chuck Ragan's latest album, Till Midnight, is the 39-year-old's most lyrically compelling, well-rounded effort yet. The emotion and continu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    The Five Best Concerts in OC This Week

    Monday, February 4 Social Distortion House of Blues Anaheim With few shows happening this Monday, you might consider trying to check out Social Distortion's umpteenth gig at the House of Blues this month. Perhaps setting a record for the most shows played at the Anaheim venue by a single band in o ... More >>

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    January 31, 2013

    Hot Water Music

    The Observatory

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    Top Five Hits: Factory Records in Costa Mesa

    For this week's top five we called Factory Records, 440 E 17th Street in Costa Mesa, (949) 722-8101. Besides a couple really strange (really good, but so very strange) releases off Lavish Womb, the top spot this week goes to the one and only Ty Segall Band and their first release as a band, Slaughte ... More >>

  • Music

    May 24, 2012

    Hot Water Music Fire Up a New Album

    The Florida-bred band refuse to burn out

  • Calendar

    May 24, 2012

    Hot Water Music

    Glass House

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Punk Rockers Rise Against Set Honda Center Live Date

    Good news for punk rockers here in OC: Chicago's Rise Against will be playing the Honda Center in Anaheim on Saturday, September 29 as part of a month-long North American tour. In April, the band released an EP, Satellite, exclusively through iTunes. Openers for the tour include Gaslight Anthem an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Sham 69 to Reunite for Punk Rock Bowling

    ​Seminal streetpunk band Sham 69 is playing at Punk Rock Bowling 2012 in Vegas, reuniting their "classic" 1977-1979 lineup made up of Jimmy Pursey on vocals, Dave Parsons on guitar, Dave Tregunna on bass and Mark Cain on drums.According to Brooklyn Vegan, This lineup, also known as the Pursey/Par ... More >>

  • Music

    February 2, 2012

    Matt Pryor Ditches His Band

    The Get Up Kids singer gets ready for the annual Where's the Band? tour

  • Music

    June 30, 2011

    Lucero Show Home Is Where the Band Is

    The Memphis group lights the midnight lantern for the latest incongruous bill of their career: The Warped Tour

  • Music

    May 5, 2011

    The Polar Bear Club Shows the Importance of Being Earnest

    The Syracuse band aim to wring the most from of real-world moments

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    TGIF: Peter Murphy (Again!), Grrl Fair, Acrobatics Everyday

    ​What's happening this weekend? If you're not heading over to the Exene show in Fullerton (and why not? It's $2!), we have a slew of other options for you after the jump...

  • Calendar

    March 10, 2011

    Chuck Ragan

    Alex's Bar

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    Musink Tattoo Convention and Music Festival at OC Fairgrounds

    Thrice​What goes together better than punk rock and tattoos? Nothing, in our opinion. The creators of the Musink Tattoo and Music Festival would undoubtedly agree. This year marks the fourth installment of the annual event, and Thrice, Circa Survive, The Used and Hot Water Music are on tap to prov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    3hree Things: On Halloween (Plus: Thrice's Best Halloween Costumes!)

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native. If memory serves me correctly, this Halloween will be just the second that I've spent at home s ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 21, 2007


    Ironic facial hair

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2006

    Running with Rockers

    The Cold War Kids are playing a very special Orange County show on Sept. 24, and anyone can go. Anyone, that is, who's willing to walk five kilometers for tickets. The 24th is also the day of the Orange County Race for the Cure - namely the cure for breast cancer. The Race, held at Fashion Island i ... More >>

  • Music

    October 7, 2004
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    August 30, 2001

    Building the Punk Movement

    True North stay true