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Moby Releasing Charity Album

Moby has announced that all profits made from his seventh studio album will go to charity.The 54-year-old musician will release his LP 'All Visible Objects' - from which he has already unveiled the first single...

Noel Gallagher Praises Brother Liam As True Rock Maverick

Noel Gallagher has paid his estranged younger brother Liam Gallagher a compliment, describing him as one of the last great rock 'n' roll mavericks.Although the two siblings haven't spoken to one another since Noel quit...

Peter Hook's Daughter Suffers Flashbacks To Manchester Bombing

Peter Hook's daughter still experiences flashbacks to the Manchester bombing.The 63-year-old star - who co-founded the legendary rock groups Joy Division and New Order - has revealed that his 20-year-old daughter Jessica is still having...

Joy Division Announce Goodhood 40th Anniversary Unknown Pleasures Capsule Collection

Joy Division are launching a capsule collection with Goodhood to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their iconic 1979 album 'Unknown Pleasures'.The 'Love Will Tear Us Apart' hitmakers and East London fashion and lifestyle retailer have...

Peter Hook To Play Joy Division Albums In Full At 40th Anniversary Gigs

Peter Hook is set to play Joy Division's albums 'Unknown Pleasures' and 'Closer' in full at two 40th anniversary shows.The iconic band's bassist will play the seminal records, which were released in 1979 and 1980...

Music Biographer Says 'Extremely Poor' Care To Blame For Ian Curtis' Death

Ian Curtis' biographer has suggested ''extremely poor'' care and lack of mental health support contributed to the Joy Division frontman's death.The 'Love Will Tear Us Apart' hitmaker, who suffered from epilepsy, took his own life...

Peter Hook Is 'Immensely' Proud Of Son For Joining Smashing Pumpkins

Peter Hook is ''immensely'' proud of his son for joining The Smashing Pumpkins. The legendary 62-year-old bassist - famous for playing in the bands Joy Division and New Order - has opened up about his...

Peter Hook Reflects On Ian Curtis' Death

Peter Hook thinks the medication Ian Curtis was taking was ''guaranteed to kill him''. Bassist Hook was in iconic indie band Joy Division with his late friend Ian and he is now not shocked that...

New Order Announce Documentary

New Order walk fans through their history in new documentary 'New Order: Decades'.Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris and former bassist Peter Hook were all members of seminal indie band Joy Division and went on to create...

Hacienda Classical Headline Liverpool International Music Festival

Hacienda Classical will headline the Sunday (22.07.18) of Liverpool International Music Festival.The project, which is curated by Peter Hook, Graeme Park and Mike Pickering with conductor Tim Crooks, features symphonic versions of club classics, performed...

Moby Won't Tour Again

Moby won't tour again.The 52-year-old musician occasionally joins his friend Peter Hook on stage when the former New Order star performs in London, but he's got no interest in playing his own shows as there...

New Order And Peter Hook Dispute Ends

New Order have reached a ''full and final settlement'' with former bassist Peter Hook after a long-running legal dispute over royalties. The 61-year-old musician claimed to be £2.3 million out of pocket after he...

HaçIenda Classical To Open Glastonbury's Pyramid Stage

Haçienda Classical will open the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury on June 24.The performance will see popular rave songs from the 80s, which were regularly played at Manchester's famous Haçienda nightclub - mainly supported by...

Ricky Tomlinson Upset With Peter Hook Over Marriage Abuse Stories

Bassist Hook made the claims shortly after comedian Caroline Aherne lost her battle with cancer in July (16), stating she would put out cigarettes on his body and hurl bottles, knives and chairs...

Caroline Aherne's Brother Slams Peter Hook Over Abuse Allegations

The former New Order musician was married to The Mrs Merton Show star from 1994 to 1997 and wrote about their tempestuous union in his new autobiography, Substance: Inside New Order. In...

Peter Hook Claims Ex-wife Caroline Aherne Was Physically Abusive

Former New Order bassist Peter Hook has spoken out about alleged domestic abuse he suffered at the hands of his ex-wife, the late comedienne Caroline Aherne, in his new autobiography.Hook, 60, who co-founded the legendary...

Peter Hook To Write Book Detailing New Order's Bitter Split

In May 2007 the 60-year-old musician announced he was leaving the iconic post-punk group following a feud with frontman Bernard Sumner, 60, who in 2011 reformed the group without him alongside remaining members...

Peter Hook Suing Ex-bandmates Over Royalties

The musician left the group in 2007 following a feud with frontman Bernard Sumner, and in 2011, his friend-turned-foe later reteamed with bandmates Stephen Morris and Gillian Gilbert to continue New Order without...

Bernard Sumner: Peter Hook Is An Angry Man

New Order's Bernard Sumner says ex-bassist Peter Hook has ''left a bad taste'' in his mouth due to the way he left the band.The 'Bizarre Love Triangle' hitmakers are set to release their first new...

Bernard Sumner: New Order 'Never' Split

Bernard Sumner insists New Order have ''never'' split up.The 'Blue Monday' singer says the group have enjoyed a number of lengthy hiatuses but never officially called it a day, despite former bassist Peter Hook proclaiming...

New Order Unveil New Song

New Order have unveiled the first song from their new album.Then band - featuring Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris, Gillian Gilbert, Phil Cunningham and Tom Chapman - have premiered 'Restless' online, with the track being their...

New Order Confirm Release Details Of First Album In Ten Years

Indie legends New Order have confirmed more details of their new album, their first in ten years, including its title and release date. Music Complete will be out on September 25th this year, available on...

Entrepreneur Keen To Turn Ian Curtis' Home Into A Museum

Entrepreneur and musician Hadar Goldman purchased the MACclesfield, England house after a fan campaign to acquire the home earlier this year (15) fell through. He has bought the home for the...

Peter Hook Plays Ode To Ian Curtis In Disused Macclesfield Church

Peter Hook, the former bassist with Joy Division, played the band's entire back catalogue in a church in Ian Curtis's hometown on the 35th anniversary of the frontman's death. Delivered in chronological order, Hook played...

Peter Hook Staging Special Ian Curtis Anniversary Show

Curtis committed suicide on 18 May, 1980 and instead of mourn the loss of his friend, Hook wants to celebrate his life 35 years to the day with a special charity gig with...

Peter Hook Backs Ian Curtis House Campaign

Fans of the iconic band recently launched a fundraising drive to buy the home where Curtis committed suicide in 1980 after it went on the market for $184,000 (£115,000). The campaign on...

New Order Announces First Album In Ten Years

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...

Peter Hook Brands Bernard Sumner's Book 'Fantasy'

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...

Peter Hook Blasts New Order For Setting Up Joy Division Twitter

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...

New Order To Collaborate With James Murphy?

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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