Fact: Rocker Peter Hook marked the 35th anniversary of his former JOY DIVISION bandmate Ian Curtis' death by playing the band's 47 recorded tracks in the tragic singer's hometown on Monday (18May15). The bassist played the band's entire back catalogue in chronological order in a disused church in MACclesfield, England. Curtis hanged himself at his home in MACclesfield on 18 May, 1980.
Fact: Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong, Mia, Common and Joan Jett are among the musicians who appear alongside the likenesses of late icons Ian Curtis and Sid Vicious in a new advertising campaign celebrating shoe manufacturer Converse's 100th birthday.
Quote: <p>"My mum was only 21 when she had me in '77, so she was a huge New Romantic the whole time I was growing up." JONATHAN RHYS-MEYERS' mother is thrilled her son is being considered for the role of tragic JOY DIVISION frontman Ian Curtis in Anton Corbijn's new biopic. </p>