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Dua Lipa: My New Album Feels Like Dancercise Class

Dua Lipa's new album is ''nostalgic'' and ''feels like a dancercise class''.The 23-year-old pop star has been busy working on the follow-up to her 2017 self-titled debut LP later this year, and the songstress has...

Joy Division Announce Goodhood 40th Anniversary Unknown Pleasures Capsule Collection

Joy Division are launching a capsule collection with Goodhood to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their iconic 1979 album 'Unknown Pleasures'.The 'Love Will Tear Us Apart' hitmakers and East London fashion and lifestyle retailer have...

Music Biographer Says 'Extremely Poor' Care To Blame For Ian Curtis' Death

Ian Curtis' biographer has suggested ''extremely poor'' care and lack of mental health support contributed to the Joy Division frontman's death.The 'Love Will Tear Us Apart' hitmaker, who suffered from epilepsy, took his own life...

New Order's Bernard Sumner Rails Against Mental Health Services Underfunding

New Order frontman Bernard Sumner has strongly criticised the state of funding for mental health services in Britain, branding the neglect as “disgusting” and urging that it be addressed quickly.With the band gearing up to...

New Order Announce Documentary

New Order walk fans through their history in new documentary 'New Order: Decades'.Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris and former bassist Peter Hook were all members of seminal indie band Joy Division and went on to create...

New Order And Peter Hook Dispute Ends

New Order have reached a ''full and final settlement'' with former bassist Peter Hook after a long-running legal dispute over royalties. The 61-year-old musician claimed to be £2.3 million out of pocket after he...

Brandon Flowers Met Hero Bernard Sumner At Bogs

Brandon Flowers' idol Bernard Sumner of New Order serenaded him at the urinals the first time they met.The Killers frontman has revealed he came face-to-face with the 80s new wave pioneers at the toilets...

Peter Hook To Write Book Detailing New Order's Bitter Split

In May 2007 the 60-year-old musician announced he was leaving the iconic post-punk group following a feud with frontman Bernard Sumner, 60, who in 2011 reformed the group without him alongside remaining members...

New Order Stars Knew Paris Attacks Survivor

The Blue Monday stars performed in the French capital just nine days (04Nov15) before 89 people were killed in a bloody attack on a concert at the city's Bataclan theatre, and a woman...

Peter Hook Suing Ex-bandmates Over Royalties

The musician left the group in 2007 following a feud with frontman Bernard Sumner, and in 2011, his friend-turned-foe later reteamed with bandmates Stephen Morris and Gillian Gilbert to continue New Order without...

Bernard Sumner: Peter Hook Is An Angry Man

New Order's Bernard Sumner says ex-bassist Peter Hook has ''left a bad taste'' in his mouth due to the way he left the band.The 'Bizarre Love Triangle' hitmakers are set to release their first new...

Bernard Sumner: New Order 'Never' Split

Bernard Sumner insists New Order have ''never'' split up.The 'Blue Monday' singer says the group have enjoyed a number of lengthy hiatuses but never officially called it a day, despite former bassist Peter Hook proclaiming...

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...

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