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Bernard Sumner Was In Denial Over Ian Curtis' Illness

The Love Will Tear Us Apart hitmakers came to an end in 1980 following Curtis' suicide that year, and the remaining members went on to achieve huge global success as New Order....

New Order Unveil New Song

New Order have unveiled the first song from their new album.Then band - featuring Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris, Gillian Gilbert, Phil Cunningham and Tom Chapman - have premiered 'Restless' online, with the track being their...

Brandon Flowers For New Order Lp

Brandon Flowers and Iggy Pop will feature on New Order's new album.The rockers will be joined by The Killers frontman and 68-year-old singer/songwriter on their forthcoming studio record 'Music Complete', which will be their first...

New Order Announce New Lp

New Order have announced a new album.The English rockers have revealed their 10th studio album, 'Music Complete', will be released on September 25, two years after they put out 'Lost Sirens'.The LP will be their...

New Order Confirm Release Details Of First Album In Ten Years

Indie legends New Order have confirmed more details of their new album, their first in ten years, including its title and release date. Music Complete will be out on September 25th this year, available on...

New Order Announces First Album In Ten Years

They’re the band that simply refused to die. Surviving inter-band disputes and departures, the death of singer Ian Curtis and any amount of hiatuses, British post-punk survivors New Order have announced plans for their first...

Bernard Sumner: Peter Hook Made Me Miserable

Bernard Sumner became a ''miserable'' person around Peter Hook.The 58-year-old singer-and-guitarist admits he repeatedly clashed with his former bandmate - who left New Order acrimoniously in 2007 - because the bassist is so ''competitive'' and...

Peter Hook Brands Bernard Sumner's Book 'Fantasy'

British rocker Peter Hook has continued his war of words with former New Order bandmate Bernard Sumner by slamming his new autobiography.The bassist quit the group in 2007 after a bitter fallout with Sumner, and...

Bernard Sumner Tried To Save Ian Curtis With Graveyard Trip

British rocker Bernard Sumner tried to pull his tragic bandmate Ian Curtis back from the brink of suicide by taking him for a walk around a cemetery.The New Order frontman was close pals with Curtis...

Bernard Sumner Quit Trances After Ian Curtis Death

New Order star Bernard Sumner quit practising hypnotism after becoming "paranoid" over tragic rocker Ian Curtis' suicide.The Blue Monday singer twice put his close pal into a trance when they worked together in Joy Division...

New Order Signs Record Deal With Mute

New Order has signed a worldwide deal with Mute. The English rock band, which was formed in 1980 following the demise of Joy Division, has inked a contract with the legendary independent label and is...

New Order To Collaborate With James Murphy?

New Order are set to collaborate with James Murphy in the future. Lead singer Bernard Sumner has hinted at the possibility of working with the former LCD Soundsystem star in the near future.Talking to the...

Bernard Sumner Autobiography Set For September Release

New Order rocker Bernard Sumner has promised to give fans a "vivid and illuminating" account of his life's ups and downs in his first autobiography.The British singer has confirmed the release of Chapter And Verse...

Bernard Sumner Joins The Killers At Lollapalooza

New Order star Bernard Sumner joined The Killers onstage at the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, Illinois on Friday night (02Aug13) for a rendition of his former band Joy Division's Shadowplay.The Brit shared vocals with Brandon...

Bernard Sumner Vows To Continue With Tour After Leg Injury

Bernard Sumner has vowed to continue with New Order's upcoming U.S. trek, despite fracturing his leg in a mystery accident.The frontman has not revealed exactly how he sustained the injury, but he has assured fans...

New Order Star Joins The Killers Onstage

The Killers' career came full circle at a gig in Manchester, England on Monday night (18Feb13) when New Order star Bernard Sumner joined them onstage.The group performed Sumner's Crystal with the singer/songwriter and welcomed him...

New Order's Windy Track

New Order learnt how to make 'Blue Monday' by recording their ''farts''Band members Bernard Sumner and Stephen Morris were faced with the task of programming the seminal dance track by hand and using new equipment...

Bernard Sumner Takes Aim At Former Bandmate In New Interview

New Order frontman Bernard Sumner has ripped into former bassist Peter Hook in a new online interview, insisting his ex-bandmate has done some terrible things.The bitter bass player quit the band in 2007, telling the...

Bernard Sumner Relieved Peter Hook Quit

Bernard Sumner is ''glad'' Peter Hook left New Order.The frontman thinks the bassist's unhappiness affected the group so much, it was a relief when he departed in 2007 but he is tired of the musician's...

Alex James Wants To Work With Johnny Marr

Alex James wants to work with Johnny Marr,The 43-year-old bassist says his group Blur's recent string of shows - which culminated in a huge gig in London's Hyde Park to coincide with the end of...

Bernard Sumner Quit Singing Lessons Over Tony Hadley Advice

British rocker Bernard Sumner quit singing lessons in the 1980s after his instructor urged him to emulate pop star Tony Hadley's vocals.Sumner began his career as the guitarist for Joy Division but he was left...

Fans Remember Ian Curtis, 32 Years On

Fans have paid tribute to Joy Division's Ian Curtis, who died 32 years ago today (18.05.12).Lovers of the post-punk British band have taken to twitter to remember the singer, who committed suicide on May 18...

Ian Curtis Of Joy Division Remembered, 32 Years On

Today (May 18, 2012) marks the 32nd anniversary of the death of Ian Curtis, the former frontman of the Mancunian post-punk band Joy Division. Curtis committed suicide on May 18, 1980, leaving a wife, Deborah...

Ibiza And Mallorca Rocks Line Ups Revealed

Tinie Tempah, Kasabian, Bloc Party and New Order have been confirmed for Ibiza and Mallorca Rocks. An eclectic line-up for the events - which see different acts perform weekly between June until September on the...

New Order To Work With Dizzee Rascal And Tinie Tempah

New Order are to team with Dizzee Rascal and Tinie Tempah for a re-working of 'World in Motion'.The reformed band are planning to rerelease their 1990 World Cup hit to coincide with the Euro 2012...

New Order May Record New Material

New Order may record a new album. The pioneering indie-dance band have reformed without bass player Peter Hook for a series of live shows across the world and singer and guitarist Bernard Sumner hopes they...

Bernard Sumner Vows Never To Reunite With Hook

New Order frontman Bernard Sumner has ruled out ever performing again with the band's former bassist Peter Hook after the pair traded bitter insults last year (11).The Blue Monday hitmakers announced in September (11) they...

Peter Hook Wants To ''Bury The Hatchet'' With New Order

Peter Hook wants to "bury the hatchet" with his New Order bandmates. The bass player launched a venomous attack on Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris and Gillian Gilbert in October over them reforming their band without...

Peter Hook Furious To Be Left Out Of New Order

Peter Hook is determined to "f**k New Order over in any way possible". The bassist is furious his former bandmates Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris and Gillian Gilbert are reforming to play two charity shows in...

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