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Creation of Joy Division Twitter account irks former bassist Peter Hook

Creation of Joy Division Twitter account irks former bassist Peter Hook

Bass player says "it would have been nice to have been informed" about decision

French press reports the death of Ian Curtis' girlfriend Annik Honoré

French press reports the death of Ian Curtis' girlfriend Annik Honoré

Libération writes that she passed away at 56, leaving behind two children

Joy Division's debut EP 'An Ideal For Living' to be released for Record Store Day

Joy Division's debut EP 'An Ideal For Living' to be released for Record Store Day

The 1978 record had previously only been available as a bootleg

Former Joy Division members condemn eBay sale of Ian Curtis' kitchen table

Former Joy Division members condemn eBay sale of Ian Curtis' kitchen table

Seller says he can't wait to get rid of the item following negative press and threats

Kitchen table belonging to Joy Division's Ian Curtis for sale on eBay

Kitchen table belonging to Joy Division's Ian Curtis for sale on eBay

The macabre piece of pop history has a £100 reserve

Collection of Ian Curtis lyrics and extracts from notebooks to be published

Collection of Ian Curtis lyrics and extracts from notebooks to be published

'So This Is Permanence: Lyrics and Notebooks' will be published by Faber and Faber in Spring 2014.

Peter Hook says he wants to release Joy Division tapes found in a bin to the public

Peter Hook says he wants to release Joy Division tapes found in a bin to the public

Bassist keen to get hold of outtakes and original masters being sold by a former studio assistant

Original masters of Joy Division and New Order albums discovered in bin to be sold

Original masters of Joy Division and New Order albums discovered in bin to be sold

Producer Martin Hannett abandoned the recordings years ago

Joy Division's 'Love Will Tear Us Apart' inspires new computer game

Joy Division's 'Love Will Tear Us Apart' inspires new computer game

The game is called 'Will Love Tear Us Apart?' and it's available to play online for free now

Peter Hook: 'I want 'Atmosphere' played at my funeral'

Peter Hook: 'I want 'Atmosphere' played at my funeral'

Bassist says he was surprised when he first heard the lyrics to the track

Peter Hook announces Joy Division book tour - ticket details

Peter Hook announces Joy Division book tour - ticket details

Former New Order bassist lines up dates in October

Peter Hook to release Joy Division memoir in October

Peter Hook to release Joy Division memoir in October

Bassist's new tome 'Unknown Pleasures – Inside Joy Division' will be released later this year

Joy Division open up about 'Love Will Tear Us Apart'

Joy Division open up about 'Love Will Tear Us Apart'

The classic track was named as NME's Greatest Track of the last 60 years earlier this week

Peter Hook brands supposed Joy Division 'Unknown Pleasures' track 'a bloody awful hoax'

Peter Hook brands supposed Joy Division 'Unknown Pleasures' track 'a bloody awful hoax'

Bassist tells NME: 'If Ian Curtis ever sang lyrics like that, I'd have kicked him up the arse'

Jamie Oliver finds Joy Division and New Order master tapes in restaurant basement

Jamie Oliver finds Joy Division and New Order master tapes in restaurant basement

The tapes were found alongside guns and gold during an excavation in Manchester

Disney stop selling their Joy Division-inspired Mickey Mouse shirt

Disney stop selling their Joy Division-inspired Mickey Mouse shirt

Peter Hook had told NME the 'Unknown Pleasures' referencing design was 'quite a compliment'

Disney's 'Joy Division' T-shirt is 'quite a compliment', says Peter Hook

Disney's 'Joy Division' T-shirt is 'quite a compliment', says Peter Hook

Mickey Mouse t-shirt features the band's 'Unknown Pleasures' artwork

Disney unveils 'Joy Division-inspired' Mickey Mouse T-shirt

Disney unveils 'Joy Division-inspired' Mickey Mouse T-shirt

Branded garment features 'Unknown Pleasures' artwork

NME.COM users pay tribute to Ian Curtis on 31st anniversary of his death

NME.COM users pay tribute to Ian Curtis on 31st anniversary of his death

Fans honour Joy Division singer, who died 31 years ago today (May 18)

Peter Hook: 'I felt guilty playing Joy Division songs with The Light'

Peter Hook: 'I felt guilty playing Joy Division songs with The Light'

Bassist feels more comfortable revisiting his old band's material now

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