Setting to play live, again, his Joy Division second masterpiece, “Closer” (1980),  after the work on the first album, “Unknown Pleasures”, bassist Peter Hook will be on stage for starting his new tour on May 18, at The Factory, Manchester, with his band, The Light. Adding, a four-song Ep, “1101/2011” will be firstly released on  [ Read More ]


STONE ROSES: from gig to movie

gennaio - 24 - 2011
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With a script written by “24 Hour Party People” actor Chris Coghill, The Stone Roses’ 1990 Spike Island gig will soon become a new movie. Coghill, dancer Bez (Happy Mondays) in the 2002 film about music scene in Manchester, has also scripted a forthcoming new movie helmed by Misfits writer Tom Green. Green said: “This  [ Read More ]


Peter Hook, JD’s bassist, will spread offer up some Joy Division, performing that band’s classic 1979 debut album, ‘Unknown Pleasures,’ in cities across Italy and America. As if this weren’t gift enough, Hook is giving hope to fans that would like to see New Order — the group that rose from the ashes of Joy  [ Read More ]

joydivision closer

“Closer” JOY DIVISION Il 18 luglio di esattamente trent’anni fa usciva Closer, il secondo e ultimo album dei Joy Division. Il disco, registrato ai Britannia Row di Londra nel marzo 1980, fu pubblicato due mesi dopo il tragico gesto di Ian Curtis di impiccarsi nella sua casa di Macclesfield. Inutile fingere che questo sia un  [ Read More ]