The band is currently wrapping up a European jaunt, and will kick off its North American trek September 15 at the KROQ Inland Invasion show at The Home Depot Center near Los Angeles. Other acts on the bill for the event include The Smashing Pumpkins, Foo Fighters, Velvet Revolver and Satellite Party.

Hot Hot Heat’s tour gets rolling in earnest September 18 at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver and will hit clubs and theatres around the U.S. and Canada through the end of October. Stops include SOMA in San Diego (September 26), the Vic Theatre in Chicago (October 4), Kool Haus in Toronto (October 8), Webster Hall in New York City (October 13), Center Stage in Atlanta (October 17), the Culture Room in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (October 19), the Granada Theater in Dallas (October 24), and The Fillmore in San Francisco (October 30).Opening duties for the tour will be handled by The Dudes, Bedouin Soundclash and De Novo Dahl.

Tickets for all shows are available through links at

Hot Hot Heat’s new release, Happiness Ltd., is scheduled to drop September 11. The disc is available for pre-order through links on the band’s web site.

In addition to the standard version, there is a deluxe, limited-edition of the album available in the U.S. The special package includes the 50 minute DVD “Harmonicas & Tambourines: The Making of Happiness LTD.”, 6 bonus tracks and 2 additional unreleased songs, as well as remixes from Josh Harris, Chameleonic and Junior Sanchez.