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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....

Entrepreneur Keen To Turn Ian Curtis' Home Into A Museum

Entrepreneur and musician Hadar Goldman purchased the MACclesfield, England house after a fan campaign to acquire the home earlier this year (15) fell through. He has bought the home for the...

Peter Hook Staging Special Ian Curtis Anniversary Show

Curtis committed suicide on 18 May, 1980 and instead of mourn the loss of his friend, Hook wants to celebrate his life 35 years to the day with a special charity gig with...

Peter Hook Backs Ian Curtis House Campaign

Fans of the iconic band recently launched a fundraising drive to buy the home where Curtis committed suicide in 1980 after it went on the market for $184,000 (£115,000). The campaign on...

Fans Launch Campaign To Save Ian Curtis' House

Fans have launched a fundraising campaign to buy the house where Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis took his own life 35 years ago.The property in MACclesfield, England has been put up for sale for $184,000...

Ian Curtis' Widow Was Humiliated When She Learned Joy Division Anthem Was About Her

The widow of tragic Joy Division singer Ian Curtis has revealed she felt humiliated when she first learned that his song Love Will Tear Us Apart was written about her.In the introduction to new book...

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...

Ian Curtis' Muse Dead At 56

Annik Honore, the girlfriend of tragic Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis, has died after a long illness, according to French reports.Curtis' former bandmate Peter Hook also announced the sad news during a concert in Nottingham,...

Sam Riley Becomes The Face Of Ermenegildo Zegna

Sam Riley is the new face of Ermenegildo Zegna.The 'Maleficent' actor has replaced Irish hunk Jamie Dornan as the face of the Italian menswear brand's autumn/winter 2015 campaign.The 34-year-old Brit was shot by esteemed photographers...

Joy Division Slam Sale Of Ian Curtis Kitchen Table

Rockers Joy Division have criticised the "distasteful" sale of a table from the kitchen where the band's tragic singer Ian Curtis hanged himself in 1980.The wooden table is going under the hammer on eBay.com, but...

Ian Curtis Notes Set For Release

A collection of personal writings by tragic rocker Ian Curtis is to be published for the first time.Notes and musings penned by the Joy Division frontman, who hanged himself in 1980, will be released in...

Peter Hook Wracked With Guilt Over Ian Curtis' Death

New Order star Peter Hook wrote his memoirs in a bid to come to terms with the death of his former bandmate Ian Curtis but is still wracked with guilt over the tragedy.The British bassist...

New Order Dedicate Festival Set To Ian Curtis To Mark His Birthday

The stars of New Order dedicated their set at Spain's Benicassim music festival to their late Joy Division bandmate Ian Curtis on what would have been the singer's 56th birthday.The band - formed from the...

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...

'On The Road' Among Palme D'or Contenders At Cannes

A big-screen adaptation of Jack Kerouac's On the Road, starring Kristen Stewart and Sam Riley is looking set to compete for the all-important Palme D'Or at this year's Cannes film festival. The movie version of...

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...

Peter Hook Writing Joy Division Book

British rocker Peter Hook is writing a book about his time in Joy Division to help him come to terms with frontman Ian Curtis' death.Inside Joy Division will chronicle Hook's career and relationship with troubled...

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...

Peter Hook Regrets Bitter Ending

Peter Hook wishes New Order had split up in 1990. The 'Blue Monday' band went on hiatus in the early 90s before reconvening in 1998 and releasing a further two albums, but Peter now says...

Peter Hook Blasts Bernard Sumner

Peter Hook has branded Bernard Sumner "a t**t".The former bandmates have been engaged in a public feud since the bassist quit New Order in 2007 but Peter insists they have no plans to bury the...

New Order Held Ian Curtis Seance

British rockers New Order held a seance to contact the spirit of their late bandmate Ian Curtis in the hope he could tell them where to locate their stolen equipment after a theft.The World in...

Hugh Hefner: James Bond Is Playboy Inspired

Hugh Hefner claims Bond girls are based on Playboy bunnies. The 85-year-old magazine mogul thinks James Bond author Ian Curtis was inspired by his Playboy publication and claims he can see the similarities between the...

Peter Hook Defends Unknown Pleasures Tour

Joy Division bassist Peter Hook doesn't understand why he has been criticised for playing the group's famous tracks with his new band. The British musician has been performing the band's debut album 'Unknown Pleasures' around...

Sam Riley's Show-off Wedding

Sam Riley got married so he could "show off".The 'Brighton Rock' actor - who tied the knot with actress Alexandra Maria Lara in August 2009 - admits he is a "romantic" and liked the idea...

Sam Riley's Show-off Wedding

Sam Riley got married so he could "show off".The 'Brighton Rock' actor - who tied the knot with actress Alexandra Maria Lara in August 2009 - admits he is a "romantic" and liked the idea...

Sam Riley's Movie Dance Dare

Sam Riley was paid $50 to dance in his new movie.The 31-year-old actor - who shot to fame following his portrayal of late Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis in 'Control' - was dared to replicate...

Riley Tried To Sneak 'Curtis Dance' Into On The Road

British actor SAM RILEY is desperate to see the final cut of his new movie ON THE ROAD to find out whether he has won a bet to sneak his famous IAN CURTIS dance moves...

Peter Hook Re-recording Joy Division Songs

Joy Division bassist Peter Hook is re-recording four of the band's songs.The British musician - who has recently been playing the group's 'Unknown Pleasures' album live in its entirety - is remaking the tracks with...

George Clooney Nervous About Sex Scenes

GEORGE CLOONEY felt 'nervous' about filming sex scenes for his new movie 'The American' according to his co-star VIOLANTE PLACIDO who told People.com "He confessed... that he didn't do lots of sex scenes. I felt...

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