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Peter Hook On How 'Fraud Order' Just Aren't Doing Things Properly

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel McGrath | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

“It’s really sad,” Peter Hook says of the New Order split, giving a slight laugh and adding: “I’ve not shed many tears, but it’s very sad ...

Bleach Blood: Lifeline Back to Punk

Jason Holmes | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Guitar bands are manifold in London town, and it's been a while since that fact could be stated with any certainty. Tastes are reverting as live music played in intimate venues becomes a necessary constant in these cash-strapped, culturally arid times.

Peter Hook: Inside Joy Division

Mark Hillary | Posted 01.04.2013 | Home
Mark Hillary

Peter Hook, the legendary post-punk band he formed, remains unknown. Much has been written about the band and their influence on English music culture, but Hooky has now followed up his popular history of The Haçienda club with a new book focusing entirely on the life and death of Joy Division.

Number One Band in Heaven

Kevan Roberts | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Entertainment
Kevan Roberts

Whenever a famous singer or musician dies it's only a matter of time - occasionally even before the price of the artist's back catalogue has been jacked up on iTunes - until someone is marvelling at the thought of the dead star rocking out as part of some celestial supergroup in the afterlife.

I Hate Myself & I Want To Die: The Deadly Embrace of Rock Music & Suicide

Chris Price | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK
Chris Price

Untold column inches will rightly be expended this week marking the release twenty years ago of Nirvana's epoch-defining and cosmos-transforming album Nevermind. Rather more inches, I'm willing to bet, than were given over to World Suicide Prevention Day last week.