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Hook Looks Forward To A Sober Christmas

Former NEW ORDER bass player PETER HOOK can't wait to help his kids build their toys this Christmas, with alcohol free steady hands. The recovering alcoholic, 49, recalls other alcoholics in his rehab group...

Joy Division To Record New Music

JOY DIVISION are to record new material for the biopic of their late bandmate IAN CURTIS, over 25 years after the British band's demise. The LOVE WILL TEAR UP APART group split after frontman...

Smiths Stars Marr And Rourke To Reunite

THE SMITHS rockers JOHNNY MARR and ANDY ROURKE will perform onstage together next month (JAN06) for the first time in 19 years. Guitarist Marr and bassist Rourke will star together at the 28 January...

Osbourne Slams Hall Of Fame Stars

OZZY OSBOURNE has hit out at the other music greats inducted into Britain's Rock 'n' Roll Hall Of Fame last month (NOV05) - for turning the event into an ego-fest. Osbourne's BLACK SABBATH joined...

Bass Rock Supergroup Seeks Unknown Singer

A new rock supergroup starring the bassists of NEW ORDER, PRIMAL SCREAM and THE SMITHS is searching for an unknown singer. FREEBASS features New Order's PETER HOOK, former STONE ROSES star MANI, and The...

Dylan Snubs UK Music Hall Of Fame

Rock legend BOB DYLAN infuriated organisers of Wednesday's (16NOV05) UK Music Hall Of Fame by snubbing the prestigious honour by refusing to turn up or make a video acceptance speech. The LIKE A ROLLING...

Eurythmics Hailed By Blair

British prime minister TONY BLAIR hailed pop legends EURYTHMICS at the second annual UK Music Hall Of Fame ceremony in London last night (16NOV05). Blair recorded a video message honouring duo ANNIE LENNOX and...

Robbie Signs Fashion Deal

British pop hunk ROBBIE WILLIAMS has signed a deal to model for trendy English fashion label Gio-Goi. Gio-Goi has dressed a host of British rockers including THE ROLLING STONES, HAPPY MONDAYS, OASIS, NEW ORDER,...

New Order To Headline John Peel Tribute Concert

Veteran rockers NEW ORDER will headline a concert in honour of late British radio DJ JOHN PEEL next month (05). THE FALL, SUPER FURRY ANIMALS and LAURA CANTRELL will also be performing at the...

Bloc Party Slam Feuds

BLOC PARTY frontman KELE OKEREKE has slammed bands who feud in public and urges artists to put their artistic differences aside to peacefully co-exist. The BANQUET singer is determined to behave like his idols...

Corgan: 'Joy Division Were Heavy Metal'

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS rocker BILLY CORGAN has bemused music fans by insisting new wave band JOY DIVISION were actually a heavy metal band. Joy Division, who evolved into electro act NEW ORDER after the...

Geldof Stops Glastonbury

LIVE 8 organiser SIR BOB GELDOF stopped Britain's GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL yesterday (25JUN05) while 110,000 revellers joined hands to support the MAKE POVERTY HISTORY campaign. All performances stopped shortly after 4pm (BST) - the middle...

New Order Have New Album In The Bag

NEW ORDER were so prolific during recording sessions for their new album, they have enough material left over for a follow-up disc. The BLUE MONDAY stars took four years out between releasing 2001's GET...

Hook Attributes New Order Success To Music Boss Fans

NEW ORDER bassist PETER HOOK has no doubt why the British band still remains successful after a quarter of a century - today's music bosses are longterm fans. New Order formed from the ashes...

New Order Follow The Leader

NEW ORDER have remained united for over two decades because all band members have learned to obey frontman BERNARD SUMNER and follow his lead. The Manchester, England, dance pioneers have been scoring chart success...

New Order Relied On Drugs During Their Heyday

NEW ORDER have been forced to look elsewhere for energy and inspiration since quitting drugs. The British TEMPTATION band spent much of the 1980s and 1990s on narcotics and depended on mind-altering substances to...

Excited Flowers Shocks Hook With A Kiss

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS was so overwhelmed when NEW ORDER bassist PETER HOOK approached him for a photograph, he locked lips with his hero. New Order were seated next to The Killers at...

Green Day, Snoop And Brown Headline Oxegen Festival

American acts GREEN DAY, SNOOP DOGG and JAMES BROWN will descend on the tiny Irish town of Naas for this year's (05) OXEGEN FESTIVAL. Naas - 32 kilometres (20 miles) south of the capital...

The Cure, B-52s + New Order Get Remixed

Classic 1980s hits by DEVO, THE CURE, NEW ORDER, the B-52S and INXS are being remixed by today's top acts for a new tribute album to the era of goth, plastic pop and new wave....

Kelly: 'Coachella Is Better Than Ozzfest'

KELLY OSBOURNE has upset her parents by insisting their OZZFEST touring festival is the second best rock show in America. The reality star-turned-pop singer insists California's COACHELLA FESTIVAL is the best show in the...

Williams Apologised To Joy Division Stars For Brits Win

Pop singer ROBBIE WILLIAMS apologised to former JOY DIVISION rockers PETER HOOK and BERNARD SUMNER when his song ANGELS beat classic Joy Division track LOVE WILL TEAR US APART to a BRIT AWARD earlier this...

Moby Hits Out At Stefani

Dance music pioneer MOBY has blasted pop singer GWEN STEFANI for inviting too many of her famous friends to perform on her latest album LOVE ANGEL MUSIC BABY. Moby, who has worked with Stefani...

Cocteau Twins Ditch Coachella

Eighties pop icons THE COCTEAU TWINS have abandoned plans to reunite for a headline slot at California's COACHELLA VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL. The Scottish stars were set to reform at the festival's opening night (30APR05),...

Hook: 'Sumner Is Practically My Wife'

NEW ORDER rocker PETER HOOK argues so much with bandmate BERNARD SUMNER, he likens their relationship to an "old married couple". The BLUE MONDAY stars have a long history of internal bust-ups and once...

Sumner Unveils Songwriting Secrets

NEW ORDER frontman BERNARD SUMNER refuses to write lyrics in daylight, because words tend to pop into his head with greater ease when he's tired. The BLUE MONDAY star used to hate his old...

New Order Rifts Are Over

PETER HOOK insists his fellow NEW ORDER members have ended their feuds and put their problems behind them, . The British rockers' long career has been riddled with feuds and tragedy - IAN CURTIS,...

New Order Ditch Artwork

British rockers NEW ORDER have been forced to ditch the artwork for their forthcoming album - over fears the disc would be offensive to victim's of the Indian Ocean tsunami. The BLUE MONDAY stars'...

New Order For Scissor Sister

British rockers NEW ORDER have recruited SCISSOR SISTER ANA MATRONIC to sing on their new album. The band have used the 31-year-old singer's distinctive voice for a track called JET STREAM on their new...

Ferdinand Top Winners At Nme Awards

Rockers FRANZ FERDINAND emerged victorious at last night's (17FEB05) NME AWARDS in London, where they picked up the Best Album and Best Track honours. The Scottish band's eponymous debut record was the most popular...

Wilson Holds Summer Responsible For Dog Trouble

NEW ORDER's former manager TONY WILSON blames the iconic '80s group's frontman BERNARD SUMMER for his dog troubles. The 54-year-old music boss enjoys a bitter-sweet relationship with his protege - whom he signed...

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