Posts tagged "peter hook"

Peter Hook Will Honor Ian Curtis By Playing Joy Division’s Entire Catalog

Once their forthcoming U.S. tour concludes, Peter Hook and the Light will journey to Christ Church in Macclesfield, England on May 18 to perform every song…
Rachel Brodsky / March 24, 2015

Watch Peter Hook, Billy Corgan, and Jeff Schroeder Perform ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’

Today in things we wish we had been around to see, ex-New Order bassist Peter Hook invited Billy Corgan and Smashing Pumpkins guitarist Jeff Schroeder…
Rachel Brodsky / November 17, 2014

Peter Hook Calls New Order ‘Lazy’ for Playing New Order Music, Like Him

Peter Hook is a funny guy, both in the sense that he comes out with some priceless insults and that he has a really bizarre…
Dan Reilly / March 5, 2014

Peter Hook to Tour New Order Albums Without New Order

To put it lightly, former New Order bassist Peter Hook doesn't have the friendliest relationship with his ex-bandmates. In the acknowledgements section of his 2012…
Kyle McGovern / May 17, 2013

The Cure’s Ex-Drummer Calls ‘Bollocks’ on Peter Hook’s Memoir

A war of words has broken out between members of two iconic post-punk bands. Peter Hook, former bassist for Joy Division and New Order, accuse…
Kyle McGovern / February 1, 2013

Ian Curtis’s Jiggly Boobs, the Cure Sell Out, and More From Peter Hook’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’

The last quarter of 2012 brought an onslaught of music memoirs loaded with memorable revelations. Who can forget Rod Stewart's cocaine confessions, Wyclef Jean's romantic…
David Marchese / January 24, 2013

New Order’s ‘Lost Sirens’ Likely to Be Band’s Last Album With Peter Hook

Even though the breakup between New Order and longtime bassist Peter Hook was, to put it nicely, acrimonious, new music is on the way from…
Daniel Kreps / December 17, 2012

Peter Hook Revives Joy Division Live — and Wow!

Thirty years after Ian Curtis' suicide and Joy Division's subsequent break-up, the band's legacy stillmeans both magic and misery for its three living members.
Reyan Ali / December 2, 2010

Peter Hook Talks Controversial Joy Division Tour

Next month bassist Peter Hook will put his career and the legacy of his first band, the iconic post-punk quartet Joy Division, on the line.
William Goodman / November 18, 2010