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Bernard Sumner Joins The Killers At Lollapalooza

3rd August 2013

New Order star Bernard Sumner joined The Killers onstage at the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, Illinois on Friday night (02Aug13)...

Bernard Sumner Vows To Continue With Tour After Leg Injury

30th July 2013

Bernard Sumner has vowed to continue with New Order's upcoming U.S. trek, despite fracturing his leg in a mystery accident.The...

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8th July 2013

New Order star Bernard Sumner joined Johnny Marr onstage at Manchester, England's Live From Jodrell Bank festival on Sunday (07Jul13)...

New Order Star Joins The Killers Onstage

21st February 2013

The Killers' career came full circle at a gig in Manchester, England on Monday night (18Feb13) when New Order star...

New Order's Windy Track

16th February 2013

New Order learnt how to make 'Blue Monday' by recording their ''farts''Band members Bernard Sumner and Stephen Morris were faced...

Bernard Sumner Takes Aim At Former Bandmate In New Interview

22nd January 2013

New Order frontman Bernard Sumner has ripped into former bassist Peter Hook in a new online interview, insisting his ex-bandmate...

Bernard Sumner Relieved Peter Hook Quit

7th September 2012

Bernard Sumner is ''glad'' Peter Hook left New Order.The frontman thinks the bassist's unhappiness affected the group so much, it...

Alex James Wants To Work With Johnny Marr

31st August 2012

Alex James wants to work with Johnny Marr,The 43-year-old bassist says his group Blur's recent string of shows - which...

Bernard Sumner Quit Singing Lessons Over Tony Hadley Advice

8th August 2012

British rocker Bernard Sumner quit singing lessons in the 1980s after his instructor urged him to emulate pop star Tony...

Fans Remember Ian Curtis, 32 Years On

18th May 2012

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...

Ian Curtis Of Joy Division Remembered, 32 Years On

18th May 2012

Today (May 18, 2012) marks the 32nd anniversary of the death of Ian Curtis, the former frontman of the Mancunian...

Ibiza And Mallorca Rocks Line Ups Revealed

12th March 2012

Tinie Tempah, Kasabian, Bloc Party and New Order have been confirmed for Ibiza and Mallorca Rocks. An eclectic line-up for...

New Order To Work With Dizzee Rascal And Tinie Tempah

27th February 2012

New Order are to team with Dizzee Rascal and Tinie Tempah for a re-working of 'World in Motion'.The reformed band...

Snow Patrol And Kasabian To Headline T In The Park 2012

23rd February 2012

Snow Patrol and Kasabian will headline this year's T in the Park festival. The pair will join reformed band The...

New Order May Record New Material

2nd February 2012

New Order may record a new album. The pioneering indie-dance band have reformed without bass player Peter Hook for a...

Bernard Sumner Vows Never To Reunite With Hook

3rd January 2012

New Order frontman Bernard Sumner has ruled out ever performing again with the band's former bassist Peter Hook after the...

Peter Hook Wants To ''Bury The Hatchet'' With New Order

24th November 2011

Peter Hook wants to "bury the hatchet" with his New Order bandmates. The bass player launched a venomous attack on...

Peter Hook Furious To Be Left Out Of New Order

7th October 2011

Peter Hook is determined to "f**k New Order over in any way possible". The bassist is furious his former bandmates...

New Order Reform For Benefit Shows

6th September 2011

New Order are set to play two live benefit shows in October.The 'True Faith' group - who last played live...

Peter Hook Blasts Bernard Sumner

16th July 2011

Peter Hook has branded Bernard Sumner "a t**t".The former bandmates have been engaged in a public feud since the bassist...

Peter Hook Defends Unknown Pleasures Tour

8th March 2011

Joy Division bassist Peter Hook doesn't understand why he has been criticised for playing the group's famous tracks with his...

Peter Hook Re-recording Joy Division Songs

26th November 2010

Joy Division bassist Peter Hook is re-recording four of the band's songs.The British musician - who has recently been playing...

Stars Take Aim At Cowell Over Talent Shows

29th October 2010

British rock stars including NEW ORDER's BERNARD SUMNER and SUEDE frontman BRETT ANDERSON have joined SIR ELTON JOHN in taking...

Peter Hook Resisted Djing

26th April 2010

Peter Hook took much convincing to become a DJ as he saw them as "arrogant, overpaid t***s".The Joy Division and...

Bass Rock Supergroup Seeks Unknown Singer

24th November 2005

A new rock supergroup starring the bassists of NEW ORDER, PRIMAL SCREAM and THE SMITHS is searching for an unknown...

New Order Follow The Leader

26th April 2005

NEW ORDER have remained united for over two decades because all band members have learned to obey frontman BERNARD SUMNER...

New Order Relied On Drugs During Their Heyday

26th April 2005

NEW ORDER have been forced to look elsewhere for energy and inspiration since quitting drugs. The British TEMPTATION band...

Williams Apologised To Joy Division Stars For Brits Win

25th March 2005

Pop singer ROBBIE WILLIAMS apologised to former JOY DIVISION rockers PETER HOOK and BERNARD SUMNER when his song ANGELS beat...

Hook: 'Sumner Is Practically My Wife'

15th March 2005

NEW ORDER rocker PETER HOOK argues so much with bandmate BERNARD SUMNER, he likens their relationship to an "old married...

Sumner Unveils Songwriting Secrets

12th March 2005

NEW ORDER frontman BERNARD SUMNER refuses to write lyrics in daylight, because words tend to pop into his head with...

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