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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...

Hasselhoff Banned From New Order Performance

NEW ORDER's American bosses barred actor DAVID HASSELHOFF from singing with them during a live TV performance - because his US show BAYWATCH wasn't "cool" enough for the British band's fans. The veteran dance...

New Order's Money Woes

Dance veterans NEW ORDER are still owed money from record sales during their 1980s heyday - but they have no idea how much. The TRUE FAITH stars credit defunct record label FACTORY with inspiring...

Reunions Rule Coachella Festival

NINE INCH NAILS, GANG OF FOUR, COCTEAU TWINS and BAUHAUS are among the reunited acts staging comebacks at the sixth COACHELLA VALLEY MUSIC + ARTS FESTIVAL in Indio, California, in April (30APR05-01MAY05). TRENT...

Stefani Dreams Of Being Better Musician

GWEN STEFANI is desperate to improve her musical skill so she can be "free" of having to write tunes with collaborators. The 35-year-old blonde beauty is frustrated she's never mastered an instrument, because she's...

Stefani Overcomes New Order Resistance

GWEN STEFANI was so desperate to collaborate with seminal British dance act NEW ORDER on her debut solo album, she refused to let them turn her down. Stefani worked with renowned artists like ANDRE...

John Peel Dies At 65 We Pay Our Respects

Contactmusic are very saddened to hear of the recent and very tragic death of Legendary radio dj JOHN PEEL who died while on holiday in Peru. He was 65. BBC ledgend Peel suffered a heart...

Veteran Dj Peel Dies

Legendary radio dj JOHN PEEL has died while on holiday in Peru. He was 65. BBC mainstay Peel suffered a heart attack while on a working vacation in Cuzco with his wife SHEILA....

Moby's New Releases

Dance superstar MOBY will release two new albums together next March (05). The PORCELAIN hitmaker has nearly finished recording the discs - one of which will be "songs" and the other "ambient" music....

Stefani Goes Solo

Blonde beauty GWEN STEFANI has broken away from NO DOUBT to work on her first solo album. The DON'T SPEAK star has worked with a diverse collection of music greats including DR DRE, THE...

Stefani Intimidated By Andre 3000

Sexy singer GWEN STEFANI is in such awe of OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000's talents, she was extremely nervous about recording a duet with him for her upcoming solo album. Stefani, who will break away...

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