Chuck Ragan Winter Solo Tour

by Zack Zarrillo - Aug 22, 2014

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Chuck Ragan is doing a solo tour in December. Check out the dates below after the jump.

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Chuck Ragan Announces West Coast Tour

by Zack Zarrillo - Aug 1, 2014

Chuck Ragan will be touring the West Coast in September. Check out the dates below after the jump.

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Chuck Ragan Releases “You And I Alone” Music Video

by Zack Zarrillo - Jul 3, 2014

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Chuck Ragan has released a new music video for “You And I Alone.” Watch the video here via PV or below after the jump.

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Chuck Ragan Streams ‘Till Midnight’

by Zack Zarrillo - Mar 19, 2014

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Chuck Ragan has put up his new solo album, Till Midnight, for stream. Listen in full here via Rolling Stone or below after the jump.

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Chuck Ragan Announces UK Tour

by Zack Zarrillo - Mar 12, 2014

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Chuck Ragan will be touring the UK in May and June. Check out the dates below after the jump. 

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Chuck Ragan Releases “Something May Catch Fire” Music Video

by Zack Zarrillo - Mar 4, 2014

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Chuck Ragan has released a new music video for ”Something May Catch Fire.” Watch the video below after the jump. 

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Chuck Ragan Announces US Solo Tour

by Zack Zarrillo - Feb 19, 2014

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Chuck Ragan will be touring the US from April to May in support of his new album. Check out the dates below after the jump.

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Chuck Ragan ‘Till Midnight’ Album Artwork, Track Listing

by Zack Zarrillo - Jan 15, 2014

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Chuck Ragan will be releasing Till Midnight via SideOneDummy Records on March 25th. Check out the artwork and track listing for the release below after the jump.

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Chuck Ragan, Astronautalis Announce Bruce Springsteen Cover Split

by Zack Zarrillo - Jan 13, 2014

Chuck Ragan of Hot Water Music and hip hop artist Astronautalis are both releasing covers of Bruce Springsteen on a new 7” via Asbestos Records. Check out the artwork below after the jump.

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Chuck Ragan Announces ’Till Midnight’ Solo Album

by Zack Zarrillo - Jan 10, 2014

Chuck Ragan will be releasing Till Midnight via SideOneDummy Records on March 25th. Stream a new song called “Non-Typical” here via RollingStone here or below after the jump.

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Chuck Ragan To Release New Record In 2014

by Zack Zarrillo - Sep 19, 2013

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Chuck Ragan will be releasing a new solo record on SideOneDummy Records in early-2014. Check out a tweet from Ragan below after the jump.

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Chuck Ragan Solo September Tour

by Zack Zarrillo - Jul 17, 2013

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Chuck Ragan will be heading out on a solo tour this September. Check out the dates below after the jump.

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POZ Gallery

Apr 7, 2013

POZ Gallery: The Revival TourFeatures: Chuck Ragan, Dave Hause, Jenny Owen Youngs, Rocky VotolatoLocation: The Bell Room - Brooklyn, NYPhotos By: Rebecca Reed POZ Gallery: The Revival TourFeatures: Chuck Ragan, Dave Hause, Jenny Owen Youngs, Rocky VotolatoLocation: The Bell Room - Brooklyn, NYPhotos By: Rebecca Reed POZ Gallery: The Revival TourFeatures: Chuck Ragan, Dave Hause, Jenny Owen Youngs, Rocky VotolatoLocation: The Bell Room - Brooklyn, NYPhotos By: Rebecca Reed POZ Gallery: The Revival TourFeatures: Chuck Ragan, Dave Hause, Jenny Owen Youngs, Rocky VotolatoLocation: The Bell Room - Brooklyn, NYPhotos By: Rebecca Reed POZ Gallery: The Revival TourFeatures: Chuck Ragan, Dave Hause, Jenny Owen Youngs, Rocky VotolatoLocation: The Bell Room - Brooklyn, NYPhotos By: Rebecca Reed POZ Gallery: The Revival TourFeatures: Chuck Ragan, Dave Hause, Jenny Owen Youngs, Rocky VotolatoLocation: The Bell Room - Brooklyn, NYPhotos By: Rebecca Reed POZ Gallery: The Revival TourFeatures: Chuck Ragan, Dave Hause, Jenny Owen Youngs, Rocky VotolatoLocation: The Bell Room - Brooklyn, NYPhotos By: Rebecca Reed POZ Gallery: The Revival TourFeatures: Chuck Ragan, Dave Hause, Jenny Owen Youngs, Rocky VotolatoLocation: The Bell Room - Brooklyn, NYPhotos By: Rebecca Reed POZ Gallery: The Revival TourFeatures: Chuck Ragan, Dave Hause, Jenny Owen Youngs, Rocky VotolatoLocation: The Bell Room - Brooklyn, NYPhotos By: Rebecca Reed POZ Gallery: The Revival TourFeatures: Chuck Ragan, Dave Hause, Jenny Owen Youngs, Rocky VotolatoLocation: The Bell Room - Brooklyn, NYPhotos By: Rebecca Reed

POZ Gallery: The Revival Tour
Features: Chuck RaganDave Hause, Jenny Owen Youngs, Rocky Votolato
Location: The Bell Room - Brooklyn, NY
Photos By: Rebecca Reed

POZ Interview: Hot Water Music

by Zack Zarrillo - Jan 14, 2013

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PropertyOfZack had the chance to speak with Chuck Ragan of Hot Water Music a few weeks ago for a great interview. We discussed Hot Water’s cycle since the release of Exister, an upcoming tour, taking an extended break from the band, The Revival Tour, other plans, and much more. Check it all out below!

Hot Water Music had a pretty busy summer and fall, following the release of Exister. You also had a stint on Warped Tour. Would you say the months following the record have been as great as the band could have hoped for?
Yeah. Absolutely. We had some great shows. It was a good time getting out and playing the new material. We did quite a bit of shows; a lot more shows than we had initially planned on doing. It was a good time. It was a blast. We had a great opportunity to tour with some good friends and went out to support Gaslight Anthem and Rise Against. That was fantastic as well. We’re looking forward to wrapping that all up with this January-February headlining tour across the US with The Menzingers and La Dispute. 

Surely there was fan excitement for Exister, given that it was the band’s first release in a long time. But there were probably nerves as well, regarding how the album would sit in with fans. From what you could see, we’re most fans pretty responsive to the record?
For me personally, it was the complete opposite. I wasn’t worried about it at all. That’s always the goal. I feel like if you ever focus or end up worrying too much about what people are going to think or how people will accept what you are doing, that’s kind of heading in the wrong direction. We had a ton of material, and we were really confident with it. When we came together initially in Fort Collins and got in a room a few days before we went into The Blasting Room, we had already chosen a batch of songs to start digging into. Once we started just barreling into them, it all started coming together really quick. We had a good time putting the songs together and everyone was really open-minded. Honestly, there wasn’t a whole lot of pressure. You would think it would have been the opposite of that because it had been so long since we had done a record. I just think that over the years and with the time apart, everybody had definitely grown quite a bit within our own craft. We just kind of put the pedal down and handled it. 

The band is going to be releasing a new live record through No Idea in January. Will that be nice timing for the winter headlining tour?
A live record? Yeah I guess so. Maybe I’m a little out of the loop there.

The headlining tour was announced a few months ago with La Dispute and The Menzingers. That’s a little bit different of a lineup than people were expecting, but people are excited to have a different sounding band like La Dispute on the bill. Was that a choice made by you guys? Was it nice to have more diversity in the lineup?
First and foremost, we’re fans of both of those bands. We had the opportunity to play some shows with The Menzingers overseas, some different festivals. We met them for the first time and they’re all really nice young gentlemen. Then we took La Dispute out when we were overseas a while ago and we had a great time touring with them. They were a fantastic band and great guys. We really enjoyed them. Not to mention that each band kind of draws a different group of folks. We’re going to be able to rally a bunch of people that normally wouldn’t be at the same show it seems; to get everybody in the same room, have a great time, and put on a good show. 

Will this be sort of wrapping up the Exister cycle? Will Hot Water Music be taking time off after this?
Yeah for sure. Probably quite a bit of time off in 2013. We may do some stuff here and there if it comes up. I’m completely overloaded already in my own direction. Everybody has got stuff going on all over the place. But who knows? The best part about the band, nowadays to me, is that we just do stuff when it makes sense and have fun doing it. There’s not a whole lot of pressure. 

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2013 Revival Tour Announced

by Zack Zarrillo - Jan 11, 2013

The 2013 Revival Tour with Chuck Ragan, Dave Hause, Rocky Votolato, Jenny Owen Youngs, and more have been announced. Check out the routing and lineup below by clicking “Read More.”

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