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New Order Signs Record Deal With Mute

3rd September 2014

New Order has signed a worldwide deal with Mute. The English rock band, which was formed in 1980 following the demise of Joy Division, has inked a contract with the legendary independent label and is...

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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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Mumfords And Sons' Winston Marshall Joins Night For Jon Brookes Concert

18th October 2013

Mumfords & Sons' Winston Marshall will perform at the tribute concert for The Charlatans drummer Jon Brookes.The folk rock band's banjo player and The Pretenders guitarist James Walbourn have joined the line-up for 'A Night...

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The Things They Say: 3606035

15th April 2013

"I love (Las) Vegas. My people are talking to their people and in fact that lovely little hotel on the way to the airport, it needs a big of a work... I think that could...

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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 with the task of programming the seminal dance track by hand and using new equipment...

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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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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 post-punk band Joy Division. Curtis committed suicide on May 18, 1980, leaving a wife, Deborah...

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New Order, Primal Scream And Spiritualized To Headline Festival No. 6

24th April 2012

New Order, Primal Scream and Spiritualized will headline Festival No. 6.The bands are to play in the Welsh village of Portmeirion - famously used as the setting of cult TV series 'The Prisoner' - which...

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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 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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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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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 quit New Order in 2007 but Peter insists they have no plans to bury the...

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Morris Slams 'Deranged' Curtis Grave Robbers

4th July 2008

LATEST: Former JOY DIVISION drummer STEPHEN MORRIS has spoken of his upset after robbers targeted the grave of his late bandmate IAN CURTIS. The tragic singer committed suicide in 1980 and was laid to rest...

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Joy Division Members And Ryder Mourn Wilson At Funeral

20th August 2007

LATEST: Former JOY DIVISION stars PETER HOOK and STEPHEN MORRIS joined English singer SHAUN RYDER at the funeral of late music mogul TONY WILSON on Monday (20Aug07). The Factory Records co-founder, who signed Joy Division...

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Morris Shocked By Wilson's Sudden Death

15th August 2007

NEW ORDER star STEPHEN MORRIS is in shock after the death of TONY WILSON on Friday (10Aug07) - because he can't believe the British music mogul succumbed to cancer so quickly. The Factory Records co-founder,...

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Hook And Morris Pan Curtis Biopic

2nd July 2007

PETER HOOK and STEPHEN MORRIS have panned a forthcoming movie about their former JOY DIVISION bandmate IAN CURTIS, branding it inaccurate. The pop pair enjoyed the Anton Corbijn directed movie Control, but felt the depiction...

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New Order Rocker 'Not Qualified' For Another Job

20th June 2007

NEW ORDER rocker STEPHEN MORRIS has been unemployed since the band split last year, because he isn't qualified to do anything else. The 49-year-old keyboardist fears he has been left on the employment scrap heap,...

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New Order U-turn Over Split

11th January 2007

Veteran British rockers NEW ORDER have hit out at claims they have split, despite drummer STEPHEN MORRIS' confession last year (05). Morris shocked fans when he said the band - he, BERNARD SUMNER, PETER HOOK...

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Rising Star Grabs Curtis Role From Law

7th March 2006

JUDE LAW has missed out on the chance to play IAN CURTIS in the upcoming JOY DIVISION biopic, after being beaten to the role by unknown actor SAM RILEY. Riley, who is also a member...

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Moby Brings Curtis Back To Life In Film

20th May 2004

The tragically curtailed life of JOY DIVISION's lead singer IAN CURTIS is being made into a film - by American dance star MOBY. The PLAY star is a big fan of the seminal post-punk...

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