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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

Smashing Pumpkins 30th Anniversary Show to Feature Courtney Love, Peter Hook, Chino Moreno, Mark McGrath

Smashing Pumpkins have announced a massive bill of special guests for the band's 30th anniversary show at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ. The…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 31, 2018

Peter Hook and New Order Reach “Full and Final Settlement” After a Decade of Bickering

Over the last ten years, Peter Hook and the reunited lineup of New Order (that does not include him) have had it out over the…
Dale Eisinger / September 20, 2017

Harry Styles, Liam Gallagher, and Other U.K. Musicians React to Manchester Concert Bombing

Twenty-two people were killed in an apparent suicide bombing just outside an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England last night. As news of the tragedy…
Anna Gaca / May 23, 2017

Peter Hook Announces New Book, ‘Substance: Inside New Order’

Peter Hook, the onetime bassist for post-punk legends New Order and Joy Division, has announced the release of a forthcoming New Order biography called Substance:…
Rachel Brodsky / August 3, 2016

New Order Open Up About Peter Hook Lawsuit

Former New Order bassist Peter Hook famously left the band he helped found back in 2007. Then, late last month, Hook sued his former bandmates,…
Rachel Brodsky / December 16, 2015

Peter Hook Sues New Order for ‘Millions of Pounds’

New Order founding member Peter Hook is suing his former bandmates for "millions of pounds," according to BBC reports. The bassist claims that he's been…
Colin Joyce / November 30, 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

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, accuses fellow…
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
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