“People seem to think that I’m the villain. If I’d like to put anything straight it’s that I didn’t do this.”
A whole lotta’ ‘Substance’.
Joy Division and New Order bassist and co-founder Peter Hook has announced a 2015 Australian tour with his band The Light, performing two New Order albums, Low-Life (1985) and Brotherhood (1986), in their entirety, as well as B-sides and other tracks from the period. Next year’s tour will be the first time Peter Hook &
Last week recording engineer Julia Adamson made the startling announcement that she’d uncovered long-lost recordings of sessions from Joy Division and New Order, revealing that she’d sell them to a potential buyer via Facebook. Now the former bassist of both bands, Peter Hook, has announced plans to get them back from her. Adamson, who was
One of Madchester’s most iconic acts the Happy Mondays will be visiting our shores in May for the first time with the definitive original lineup that includes Shaun Ryder on lead vocals, his brother Paul Ryder on bass, lead guitarist Mark Day, drummer Gary Whelan, and of course Mark “Bez” Berry upping the vibes with
NME have reported that bassist Peter Hook is all set to release his latest book, a memoir on his former band Joy Division titled Unknown Pleasures – Inside Joy Division, due out October 1, 2012 via Simon & Schuster. The new book follows Joy Division from the band’s inception to the harrowing suicide of singer
Former Joy Division and New Order bass player Peter Hook and his group The Light have cancelled their Australian tour dates due to circumstances beyond the group’s control. They plan to reschedule the tour for late 2012 or early 2013. Ticket refunds will be available from all ticketing outlets. Hooky’s former bandmates from New Order
Bernard Sumner of New Order has speculated that New Order may write some new music in 2012, according to a report by NME. While being interviewed for XFM, Sumner first dismissed the notion of New Order returning to the studio but then gave fans a glimmer of hope “Not even thinking about [writing and recording]
NME has reported that bass player Peter Hook has begun legal proceedings against his former band New Order over use of the group’s name.
Can he sink any lower? Aside from planning to tour Joy Division‘s 1979 debut Unknown Pleasures (without the other surviving members no less), bassist Peter Hook has just announced he will be recording a new Joy Division EP, which will essentially consist of his current band The Light covering Unknown Pleasures’ Insight and New Dawn