NME magazine and its publisher Time Inc have revealed plans for a bold new change, stating that from September, the music
It was 35 years ago today that Ian Curtis, mesmerising but troubled frontman of Joy Division, devastated his fans by taking
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!
“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 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?
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.
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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, 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.
The surviving members of Joy Division, Bernard Sumner, Peter Hook and Stephen Morris have all spoken about the making of