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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 Fans Call For Soccer Anthem At Glastonbury

The group was confirmed as a festival act on Tuesday (29Mar16) and devotees want to make sure the summer (Jun16) gig in Somerset, England is a memorable one. They also want retired...

The Maccabees Return To Latitude For Their First Major Headline Slot

The headliners for this year's Latitude Festival have finally been announced and it's definitely looking like the 11th edition is not one to be missed. Returning to Suffolk this summer, Latitude will bring with it...

David Gilmour And New Order To Perform In Charity Concert Series

The Who frontman, patron of the Teenage Cancer Trust, has recruited the bands for a week of fundraising gigs at London's Royal Albert Hall. Other performers include Simply Red, The Vaccines,...

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...

A Guide To Clockenflap 2015

What is it? Hong Kong's music scene isn't exactly world famous, but Clockenflap has been doing a solid job of putting it on the map for the past eight years and 2015 is no different....

Sam Smith's 'Writing's On The Wall' Becomes First Bond Theme To Reach Number One

Sam Smith’s ‘Writing’s On The Wall’ has become the first Bond theme to top the UK singles chart. The theme from the upcoming film Spectre, went straight in at number one in this week’s singles...

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...

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 Album To Feature Guest Stars Including Brandon Flowers

As well as announcing a short UK tour this autumn, the returning indie veterans New Order have revealed that their upcoming album will feature a number of guest stars from musical past and present.Music Complete,...

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...

Brandon Flowers' 'Love-hate Relationship' With Las Vegas

Brandon Flowers has a ''love-hate relationship'' with Las Vegas.The frontman of The Killers spent a lot of time in the town as a youngster and has admitted one of the songs off his 2010 solo...

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...

Scholarship Created In Honour Of Joy Division Manager

A music industry scholarship has been launched in the name of late Joy Division and New Order manager Rob Gretton.Gretton looked after British rockers New Order until his death from a heart attack in 1999,...

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 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...

Peter Hook Blasts New Order For Setting Up Joy Division Twitter

Peter Hook, the original bass player with Joy Division, has blasted New Order for setting up an official Twitter page for the legendary group without his input. Depressingly, the Joy Division page was set up...

Kim Kardashian West Praises Kanye At Gq Awards

Kim Kardashian West heaped praise on her husband Kanye West as she picked up the GQ Woman of the Year award last night (02.09.14). The reality TV star took to the stage at the GQ...

New Order Sign To Mute

Reunited new wave act New Order have signed to top British indie label Mute.The group had been a Factory Records staple since 1981, releasing nine studio albums for the label, before unveiling 2013's Lost Sirens...

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...

Stars Perform At Tibetan Culture Benefit

Rock icons Iggy Pop, New Order and Patti Smith took to the stage in New York City on Tuesday night (11Mar14) to headline the 24th annual Tibet House U.S. Benefit Concert.The event, in aid of...

Iggy Pop Plays Joy Division Classics With New Order At Tibet Concert

Iggy Pop was backed by New Order for a rendition of classic Joy Division tracks including Love Will Tear Us Apart at the 24th Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert at New York's Carnegie Hall...

Blondie To Receive Nme Godlike Genius Award

Blondie are set to receive the NME Godlike Genius Award. The 'One Way Or Another' hitmakers will be recognised for their musical genius at the NME Awards 2014 with Austin, Texas on Wednesday, February...

Tim Burgess Forms Supergroup For Jon Brookes Tribute Gig

The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess formed a rock supergroup with members of New Order, Mumford & Sons, The Vaccines and The Pretenders on Friday (18Oct13) to pay tribute to his late bandmate Jon Brookes.The gig...

Liam Gallagher And Bonehead Reunite At Jon Brookes Tribute Concert

Liam Gallagher was joined on stage by former Oasis guitarist Paul 'Bonehead' Arthurs for first time in 14 years at the 'A Night For Jon Brookes' tribute concert.The two ex-bandmates played with Andy Bell, Chris...

Mumfords And Sons' Winston Marshall Joins Night For Jon Brookes Concert

Mumfords & Sons' Winston Marshall will perform at the tribute concert for The Charlatans drummer Jon Brookes.The folk rock band's banjo player and The Pretenders guitarist James Walbourn have joined the line-up for 'A Night...

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