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New Order Announces First Album In Ten Years

By Ed Biggs | 23rd January 2015

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...

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Peter Hook Brands Bernard Sumner's Book 'Fantasy'

3rd October 2014

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...

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Peter Hook Blasts New Order For Setting Up Joy Division Twitter

By Michael West | 18th September 2014

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...

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New Order To Collaborate With James Murphy?

1st September 2014

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...

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Fascinating Fact: 3882512

26th September 2013

Dance music veteran Moby joined former New Order star Peter Hook onstage at the Decibel Festival in Seattle, Washington on Wednesday (25Sep13), to perform three of the group's fan favourites. The Porcelain hitmaker performed vocal...

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The 10th Annual Decibel Festival Has Now Landed In Seattle

By Holly Williams | 25th September 2013

Seattle's Decibel Festival 2013 kicks off today (September 25th) and will span through until Sunday (September 29th) featuring a wide variety of live and visual acts as well as DJ sets at some of Seattle's...

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Legal Wrangle Stalls Joy Division Tape

18th September 2013

An unheard tape of cult British rockers Joy Division laying down tracks in a recording studio could be mothballed forever amid a legal wrangling between bassist Peter Hook and the owner of the cassette.Fans of...

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Peter Hook Makes A Bid For Trashed New Order And Joy Division Recordings

29th August 2013

Former New Order and Joy Division star Peter Hook is in negotiations to buy a treasure trove of lost recordings by his old bands which were found in the trash.The master tapes were rescued by...

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The Things They Say: 3839367

28th August 2013

"They reformed the band, shamelessly, in 2011 without telling me, without asking my permission to use the band name. They licensed the name to themselves, which I disagree strong with, and I'm seeking a legal...

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Peter Hook: 'New Order Is Just A Tribute Act Now'

29th January 2013

British rocker Peter Hook is refusing to put an end to the public war of words between him and his former New Order bandmates, insisting they are nothing more than a tribute act rehashing the...

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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 has done some terrible things.The bitter bass player quit the band in 2007, telling the...

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Peter Hook Wracked With Guilt Over Ian Curtis' Death

12th September 2012

New Order star Peter Hook wrote his memoirs in a bid to come to terms with the death of his former bandmate Ian Curtis but is still wracked with guilt over the tragedy.The British bassist...

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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 was a relief when he departed in 2007 but he is tired of the musician's...

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Peter Hook Launching Music Industry Degree

26th June 2012

Rocker Peter Hook has teamed up with a U.K. university to launch a music industry degree.The former Joy Division star has helped evolve the management and promotion course at The University of Central Lancashire in...

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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 band have taken to twitter to remember the singer, who committed suicide on May 18...

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Peter Hook Brands 'Unheard Song' A Hoax

1st March 2012

British rocker Peter Hook has blasted reports an unreleased track by his former band Joy Division has been unearthed, branding the song a hoax.Earlier this week (beg27Feb12), rumours circulated online that a previously unheard tune...

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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 are planning to rerelease their 1990 World Cup hit to coincide with the Euro 2012...

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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 series of live shows across the world and singer and guitarist Bernard Sumner hopes they...

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Peter Hook Writing Joy Division Book

26th January 2012

British rocker Peter Hook is writing a book about his time in Joy Division to help him come to terms with frontman Ian Curtis' death.Inside Joy Division will chronicle Hook's career and relationship with troubled...

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Peter Hook Turns To Legal Team In New Order Fight

26th January 2012

Peter Hook is consulting his attorneys after threatening legal action against his former New Order bandmates for using the group's name.The bassist was furious after frontman Bernard Sumner, drummer Stephen Morris and keyboard player Gillian...

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Peter Hook Gives His Approval To Disney's Joy Division Shirt

25th January 2012

Peter Hook is bemused by Disney's new Joy Division-inspired T-shirt, insisting he "can appreciate the irony" after years of avoiding overt promotion as a young rocker.Fans were outraged after Disney bosses began selling the garment,...

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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 pair traded bitter insults last year (11).The Blue Monday hitmakers announced in September (11) they...

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Peter Hook Admires R.e.m. For Ending On Good Terms

24th November 2011

Rocker Peter Hook wishes New Order could have split up in a similar way to R.E.M., insisting he's "not proud" of how his time with the band ended.The bassist, who walked away from New Order...

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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 Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris and Gillian Gilbert in October over them reforming their band without...

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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 Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris and Gillian Gilbert are reforming to play two charity shows in...

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The Things They Say 23070

7th October 2011

"She's not a very good musician, I'm afraid, and she didn't add that much to the band... We were very happy when she left. And personally I thought New Order Mark 2 were far superior...

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Angry Peter Hook Determined To Ruin New Order Reunion

7th October 2011

Former New Order bassist Peter Hook has blasted his former bandmates for reuniting without him, insisting their upcoming charity get together is just a smoke screen for a lucrative U.S. tour.Frontman Bernard Sumner, drummer Stephen...

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Peter Hook 'Sad' Over New Order Reunion

9th September 2011

Rocker Peter Hook has blasted his former New Order bandmates for reuniting without him, insisting he knew nothing about the planned benefit shows.Earlier this week (beg05Sep11) it was announced Bernard Sumner and Stephen Morris will...

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Peter Hook To Perform Joy Division's First And Last Albums On Americas Tour

8th September 2011

Rocker Peter Hook and his new band The Light will perform his former group Joy Division's iconic albums Closer and Unknown Pleasures in their entirety at a series of concerts later this month (Sep11).The tour...

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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 in 2006 and split up in 2007 - will perform at the Ancienne Belgique in...

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