Joy Division

You Can Now Bid on Peter Hook’s Joy Division Memorabilia

The auction for Peter Hook's archive of Joy Division instruments, artifacts, and memorabilia has begun taking online bids. Hook's collection includes his first bass guitar, various amps and pedals used in…
Tosten Burks / December 26, 2018

Journalist, Punk Historian Jon Savage Announces New Book on the Oral History of Joy Division

Author, music journalist, and renowned historian of punk Jon Savage has announced a new oral history of Joy Division. Titled This Searing Light, the Sun…
Rob Arcand / September 22, 2018

Watch Nine Inch Nails Debut “Ahead of Ourselves,” Cover Joy Division

Nine Inch Nails performed three shows in Las Vegas last week, playing old classics as well as giving sneak previews of their new album, Bad Witch.
Israel Daramola / June 18, 2018

You’re Going to Want to Watch “Ian Curtis Rides a Rollercoaster”

Trust us. You'll be glad you did.…
Andy Cush / September 7, 2016

Ian Curtis’ House Might Get Turned Into a Museum

The house where Ian Curtis lived until he committed suicide 35 years ago has been purchased by a Joy Division fan who plans on turning the Macclesfield,…
James Grebey / May 21, 2015

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

Joy Division Fans Campaign to Turn Ian Curtis’ House Into Museum

Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis lived at 77 Barton Street in the British town of Macclesfield. Sadly, it is also where he hanged himself in 1980. According…
Rachel Brodsky / February 17, 2015

Joy Division Joins Twitter to Hawk Merch and Peter Hook’s Not Happy

Twitter is becoming like Facebook in that old people are flocking to it in droves to check out the newfangled technology the kids are using…
Brennan Carley / September 17, 2014

‘Mad World’ New Wave Oral History Excerpt: An Interview With Joy Division

"Cars." "Don't You (Forget About Me)." "Tainted Love." "Girls on Film." "Whip It." Three decades on, we just can't get enough of these and numerous…
SPIN Staff / April 15, 2014

Watch Iggy Pop and New Order Play Joy Division’s ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’

Iggy Pop might not be performing on the next Stooges album, but at least he can have some fun jamming with New Order. The Rock…
Dan Reilly / March 12, 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

Ian Curtis Table’s eBay Return Shines Light on Seller’s Obsession

Thanks to a deadbeat buyer, Ian Curtis' kitchen table is back on eBay, but now it comes with a new story — the earnest and…
Chris Martins / November 19, 2013

Joy, Divided: Ian Curtis’ Kitchen Table Sells for $13K, Band Doesn’t Approve

Last week we learned that a kitchen table owned by Joy Division's late, great leader Ian Curtis had hit eBay overseas. Now the piece of…
Chris Martins / November 14, 2013

Even Closer: Own Ian Curtis’ Joyless Kitchen Table

Haven't got a place to put that entire record store that's currently being auctioned off on eBay? Well, how about a table? As Stereogum points…
Chris Martins / November 7, 2013

Joy Division Outtake Reel Rescued From Trash, Up for Sale

Despite their years of fighting, you'd think the surviving members of Joy Division would at least be interested in seeing what's on a batch of…
Dan Reilly / August 14, 2013
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