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Bad Lieutenant Resolve Visa Issues For New Tour

17th February 2010

Former NEW ORDER star BERNARD SUMNER's new group BAD LIEUTENANT are looking forward to their upcoming U.S. tour after finally resolving work visa issues which forced them to postpone the shows.The band, which also features...

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Music God Paul Weller

9th February 2010

Paul Weller will be named Godlike Genius at this year's NME Awards. The musician - who was a key figure in the Mod revival movement of the 70s in Britain - will receive the annually...

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Fascinating Fact 8677

15th January 2010

Former NEW ORDER star PETER HOOK is set to launch a new club housed in Manchester, England's fabled Factory Records offices. The venue launches next month (Feb10).

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Bad Lieutenant Cancel U.s. Tour

13th November 2009

Former NEW ORDER star BERNARD SUMNER's new group BAD LIEUTENANT have been forced to scrap their upcoming U.S. tour after failing to secure work visas.The band, which also features Phil Cunningham and Jake Evans, were...

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Peter Hook Blasts Madonna

9th November 2009

Peter Hook thinks Madonna is "horrible" and "like a Black Widow" spider.The former New Order and Joy Division bassist told Absolute Radio he met the star on the night of her first British concert -...

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Take That's Soccer Song

26th October 2009

Take That are set to record the official World Cup song for the England soccer team.The 'Greatest Day' hitmakers - Gary Barlow, Mark Owen, Jason Orange and Howard Donald - are in talks with the...

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Peter Hook's Freebass Favours

14th October 2009

Peter Hook couldn't find a singer for Freebass so asked his famous friends to take it in turns.When the former New Order bassist - who has teamed up with Stone Roses bassist Mani and Andy...

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Beckham Missed Out On Rap Cameo

12th October 2009

Soccer superstar DAVID BECKHAM was lined up to rap on a song by NEW ORDER - but was dumped in favour of U.K. TV presenters ANT & DEC.The Los Angeles Galaxy player agreed to provide...

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Bernard Sumner In Shark Attack

2nd October 2009

Bernard Sumner was attacked by a 30ft shark while sailing.The former New Order star said the terrifying incident, which happened just off the coast of Scotland in August, was his "hairiest moment" in 25 years...

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Sumner's Terror Over Jaws Drama

2nd October 2009

NEW ORDER star BERNARD SUMNER was left fearing for his life after his luxury yacht almost sank when a shark rammed it.The Blue Monday hitmaker was sailing off the coast of Scotland with his family...

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Hook's Book To Tell All About The Hacienda

21st September 2009

Former NEW ORDER bassist PETER HOOK is writing a new book about the rise and fall of the iconic Hacienda nightclub the band once owned.Hook, his bandmates and their bosses at record label Factory founded...

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The Things They Say 12878

13th July 2009

"The cheese was actually a bit strong for me." Former NEW ORDER star BERNARD SUMNER isn't a fan of the homemade cheese new bandmate ALEX JAMES' cooks up at his Cotswolds farm in England. The...

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Sumner: 'New Order Was No Fun"

13th July 2009

Rocker BERNARD SUMNER has nailed the coffin shut on his former band NEW ORDER, revealing he never had much fun recording with PETER HOOK.The group split in 2007 but fans continue to hope Hook and...

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New Order Star Names New Band After Keitel Film

3rd July 2009

NEW ORDER star BERNARD SUMNER has used HARVEY KEITEL's ultra-violent movie BAD LIEUTENANT as inspiration for his new group.The Blue Monday hitmaker has teamed up with former New Order guitarist Phil Cunningham and newcomer Jake...

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Blur's Constant Musical Differences

3rd July 2009

Blur will never split up because of musical differences - because they have always had them.The group - who recently reconciled after going on hiatus in 2003 shortly after Graham Coxon's departure - have completely...

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New Order Return Under A Different Name

17th June 2009

The remaining members of Eighties rock icons NEW ORDER are reforming under a different name.Bassist and founding member Peter Hook quit the group last year (08) announcing it had split - but his bandmates Bernard...

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Bernard Sumner Seething With Hook

13th June 2009

Bernard Sumner says Peter Hook can "f**k" off.The singer has no plans to work with his former New Order bandmate because they no longer speak to one another.Asked about his new musical project with New...

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New Order Recall Poor Quality Albums

26th November 2008

British band NEW ORDER have been forced to recall collector's editions of their first five albums after fans complained about poor sound quality. The rockers re-released hit albums Movement (1981), Power Corruption And Lies (1983),...

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Johnny Marr Planning 'Mavericks' Lecture At Salford Uni

23rd October 2008

Ex-Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr has announced his first lecture as a visiting professor of music at the University of Salford.The 43-year-old will discuss "mavericks" and "innovators" at his debut lecture on November 4th.Marr's appointment to...

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New Order Re-issues Hit 'Poor Quality' Complaints

15th October 2008

NEW ORDER have received complaints from fans over the sound quality of the band's recent re-issues.Former JOY DIVISION and NEW ORDER bassist said the albums - which were released at the end of September -...

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Hook: 'New Order Was An Empty Shell'

2nd October 2008

PETER HOOK has described his last days in former band NEW ORDER as "an empty shell" - because communication between the rocker and frontman BERNARD SUMNER had completely broken down. Hook left the group in...

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Fascinating Fact 6058

29th September 2008

A collection of previously-unseen notes written by late JOY DIVISION and NEW ORDER manager ROB GRETTON is to be published in a book next month (07Oct08). 1 TOP CLASS MANAGER, compiled by Gretton's widow LESLEY...

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Joy Division Drummer Appeals For Tombstone Return

4th July 2008

Stephen Morris, the drummer of Joy Division and New Order, has appealed for the return of Ian Curtis' gravestone after it was stolen in Macclesfield.The legendary frontman died at just 23, after he hanged himself...

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Manchester To Honour Tony Wilson With 24-Hour 'Conversation'

25th March 2008

The creative industry in Manchester will honour the late Tony Wilson with a 24-hour 'conversation party'.Factory Records founder Wilson died in August 2007 of a heart attack after a long battle with renal cancer, sparking...

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Liam To Lead 'New Band' At Show

3rd January 2008

Oasis star Liam Gallagher will perform with a group of Manchester bass legends at a charity gig in Manchester next month.The Sun reports that Manchester-based bass trio Freebass, which consists of New Order's Peter Hook,...

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Manics Want To Perform With Kylie

20th December 2007

The MANIC STREET PREACHERS would like KYLIE MINOGUE to join them on stage when they perform at the Shockwaves NME Awards Big Gig in February.Speaking to NME, NICKY WIRE, the band's bassist and lyricist, said:...

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Control Gets 10 Award Noms

25th October 2007

New British movie Control has received a record-breaking ten nominations at the British Independent Film Awards.The Anton de Corbijn movie, a biopic of the late Joy Division singer Ian Curtis, was recognised across the board,...

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Smiths Star Made Music Professor

20th October 2007

Ex-Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr has been made a visiting professor of music at the University of Salford.The 43-year-old, responsible for the innovative guitar lines on hits such as How Soon is Now?, This Charming Man...

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Hook Revives Monaco For Charity

19th October 2007

Former NEW ORDER bassist PETER HOOK is set to reform his band MONACO for a one-off charity concert. Hook, 51, will revive his group with David Potts for an Oxfam show in Manchester, England on...

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Gallagher, Mcculloch + Brown To Front Hook's New Group

13th October 2007

Former NEW ORDER star PETER HOOK has enlisted the help of LIAM GALLAGHER, IAN BROWN and ECHO + THE BUNNYMEN star IAN MCCULLOCH to front his new all-star band. Bass player Hook formed Free Bass...

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