Joy Division

UK Music Is Taking Over the World One Gig at a Time

Mark Hillary | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Mark Hillary

Peter Hook visited a small gig venue in São Paulo today just to meet fans up close and to answer their questions. My wife and I had arranged the visit for the British Consulate who plastered the venue with their 'Music is GREAT' branding - and of course when you are talking about British music, it really is!

Rachel McGrath

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 ...

Paul 'Bonehead' Arthurs Goes Back to His Roots After Oasis

Jason Holmes | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

It can be argued that Bonehead bowed out from Oasis when the band was at its peak as a functioning unit. Today, he says his playing of music has changed, but has ageing affected his appreciation of music?

Back to Basics: Peter Hook Hits the Road With the Songs of New Order

Mark Hillary | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Mark Hillary

Hook has spent the past three years touring with The Light, mainly exploring the legacy of Joy Division. Their gigs have been focused on playing the two Joy Division albums, Unknown Pleasures and Closer. But The Light has always been more than just a tribute band.

PICS: The Smiths Albums Reimagined As Vintage Books

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK Comedy

Here at HuffPost UK Comedy, we love nothing more than witty photographs (except for cat videos, possibly). So imagine our delight when we found th...

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.

Joy Division Survivors Talk 'Love Will Tear Us Apart'

www.nme.com | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

The surviving members of Joy Division, Bernard Sumner, Peter Hook and Stephen Morris have all spoken about the making of their classic 'Love Will Tear...

Blue Monday To Simply Red - Manchester's Music Moments

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 30.04.2012 | UK Sport

Manchester City host Manchester United in tonight's Premier League title showdown, and to get you in the mood we have selected seven apt Mancunian mus...

The Rock T-Shirt - Vicarious Cool

Andy Ross | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK
Andy Ross

Pub conversations often lead to stupid banter, but when you inhabit Camden you get to see a lot of stupid stuff. You also get to see a lot of stupid stuff appertaining to something that once a upon a time was called 'rock and roll'.

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.