Joy Division

Peter Hook covers The Fall’s ‘Totally Wired’ in tribute to Mark E Smith

Former Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook has covered The Fall's 'Totally Wired' in tribute to the late Mark E Smith. Check...

An acclaimed play about Joy Division is returning to Manchester

An acclaimed play about Joy Division is returning to Manchester later this year, after it was first staged five years ago. New Dawn Fades premiered...

Watch Mark Lanegan join Peter Hook on stage to cover Joy Division in London

Last night saw Mark Lanegan join Peter Hook & The Light on stage for their headline set at London's Roundhouse, where they covered a...

Peter Hook on why he loves Taylor Swift and Rihanna, but hates Simon Cowell

Peter Hook has spoken out in praise of the 'maverick spirit' of Taylor Swift and Rihanna, but cursed the impact that Simon Cowell and...

Here’s what Peter Hook thinks of The 1975, Blossoms, Liam Gallagher – and the current state of Manchester music

Peter Hook has said that the Manchester music scene has 'lost it's way', but admits being a fan of The 1975 and Blossoms. Buy...

Did you spot these 17 lyrical references in Liam Gallagher’s ‘As You Were’

Liam long-awaited solo debut album is out today (October 6) and listeners are already noticing telling lyrical references to other bands' work. Below you'll...

New Order performed Joy Division’s ‘Disorder’ for the first time last night

Last night, New Order performed Joy Division hit 'Disorder' live, for the very first time, as part of Manchester International Festival. The group were performing...

Peter Hook praises the response from the world to Manchester terror attacks

Peter Hook has spoken about the response to the Manchester terror attack last month. Watch our video interview with Hooky above. Hook and The Hacienda...

Manchester’s unique spirit shone through The Hacienda Classical’s opening set on the Pyramid Stage

The Haçienda was always about love. People flocked to the raucous Manchester club from all over the world to go raving in the iconic...

You can now buy a Joy Division Christmas card from Oxfam

Artist Peter Saville has teamed up with the charity for the project
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