Limited black/gold colored vinyl LP pressing. Originally released in October 1997, Rise Records is re-releasing this classic album that will always be considered one of the best post-hardcore records of all time. Hot Water Music - Forever and Counting is currently at legacy status and will remain that way for eternity. These songs shaped an underground movement that is still thriving today. The true underground. Hot Water Music is a punk rock band from Gainesville, Florida. HWM first formed in 1993. Over the years, they have disbanded and reformed numerous times yet never lost their musical powers. The band's name was taken from the collection of short stories by Charles Bukowski of the same name.