Joy Division

Peter Hook remembers his first impression of Ian Curtis: “I thought… this is the guy”

Hook was speaking on the first episode of new Joy Division and New Order podcast 'Transmissions: The Definitive Story'

Ian Curtis mural unveiled in Manchester by Peter Hook

The artwork was revealed to mark World Mental Health Day and the start of Headstock Weekender festival

New podcast telling the story of Joy Division and New Order launching this month

'Transmissions: The Definitive Story' will feature interviews with the band as well as Damon Albarn, Liam Gallagher and more famous guests

“Had Joy Division continued, we would have gone in more of a Radiohead direction,” says drummer

"It would have been atmospheric, but rhythmic I suppose," drummer Stephen Morris tells NME

“It felt like we were changing the world”: inside New Order’s seminal ‘Power, Corruption & Lies’

How four Mancs escaped the shadow of Joy Division and set the course of electronic music

Ian Curtis’ ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’ guitar sells for £162k at auction

Curtis' pentagonal-shaped guitar was expected to fetch between £60,000 and £80,000

The story of post-punk in 15 classic albums

Join us on a journey through the twisted genre

Peter Hook says the Red Hot Chili Peppers re-taught him and Bernard Sumner how to play ‘New Dawn Fades’

The Joy Division duo received the lesson before playing the song on stage with Moby in 2001

Peter Hook: “Prince Andrew’s Secret Service men shot out New Order’s amplifier”

Former Joy Division and New Order bass legend Peter Hook takes on music's toughest quiz – on his own life!
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