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Hot Hot Heat

Victoria, British Columbia

Hot Hot Heat was an indie rock band from Victoria, British Columbia, formed in 1999. The band was signed by Seattle label Sub Pop in 2001 and released its first EP, Knock Knock Knock, and first full-length album, Make Up the Breakdown, the following year. The band released five full-length albums, the last being the self-titled "Hot Hot Heat" in 2016. The band's style makes use of electronic and traditional instruments and has variously been categorized as dance-punk, post-punk revival, new wave, and art-punk.  - Wikipedia



Associated Acts

Years Active



1999 - 2016


Kid Who Stays In The Picture


Middle Of Nowhere


 Final line-up

  • Paul Hawley - drums (1999–2016)

  • Steve Bays - keyboards (1999–2016), lead vocals (2000-2016)

  • Luke Paquin - guitar (2005–2016)

  • Louis Hearn - bass (2010–2016)

Music & Merch

Make Up The Breakdown - 2002

Elevator - 2005

Happiness Ltd. - 2007

Future Breeds - 2010

Hot Hot Heat - 2016