Gary Briggs, formerly of Cornish-by-Manchester band Haven, will join the trio, alongside a number of celebrity guests.
Speaking to BBC 6Music, Peter Hook said: “We have had trouble getting it together and I have had a lot of trouble finding a vocalist and we now have another one. This is about our 15th one.”
The group has been in development since 2004, a delay Hook puts down to commitments in the members’ other bands.
He said: “We started it funnily enough, Mani and I, as a reaction because our groups New Order and Primals had been stalled, and then miraculously our groups started up again so it went on the back burner for a long time.
“Rourkie plays guitar a lot, Mani and I balance each other out. He plays low and I play high. It actually works well.”
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