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  1. On This Day in Music...October 28thRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | DC101

    ... e a birthday to get to as well. October 28th, 1957 is the birthday of Stephen Morris, drummer for New Order and Joy Division! Check out New Order doing "True Faith" in 1998 at the Reading Festival!

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  2. Sean Harris: A rare interview with British acting's secret weaponRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | The Independent

    ... not the sort of admission you expect from Harris, the character actor who, ever since his breakthrough role as Joy Division's suicidal front man Ian Curtis in 24 Hour Party People , has burnt white-hot in almost everything he touches. For, though he ...

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  3. Peter Hook and The Light bring New Order classics back to ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... in Chicago November 14 at The Metro. Tickets are on sale now. The Light previously visited the States for two Joy Division album tours, where they performed "Unknown Pleasures" and "Closer" in their entirety. They'll be playing some Joy Division ...

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  4. Johnny Marr, Playland (Warners) ****Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | York Press

    The album opens strong with Back In The Box, almost a Joy Division and classic Smiths' style but more upbeat and driving, like later Supergrass tracks. Current single Easy Money is a strange one - clearly intended for mass release, it is painfully close to a Hard-Fi track.

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  5. The Underground Bands of Denver Music's Dark Ages: Part TwoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Denver Westword

    ... at 1537 Pearl St. For this performance Kurt Ottaway then of Tarmints sang vocals for a cover of "Shadowplay" by Joy Division. It was a special moment to be sure getting to see people from what, to my mind, were two of the three to five best bands ...

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  6. Ian Curtis' Widow Was Humiliated When She Learned Joy Division Anthem Was About HerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | ContactMusic.com

    The widow of tragic Joy Division singer Ian Curtis has revealed she felt humiliated when she first learned that his song Love Will Tear Us Apart was written about her. In the introduction to new book So This Is Permanence: Ian Curtis, Joy Division Lyrics and Notebooks, Deborah Curtis admits she was anything but flattered when she discovered she had inspired the classic song.

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  7. Ian Curtis' wife felt 'angry' and 'humiliated' about being subject of 'Love Will Tear Us Apart'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | NME

    Joy Division singer Ian Curtis' widow Deborah Curtis has admitted that she felt "angry" and "humiliated" when she found out that 'Love Will Tear Us Apart' was written about her. Detailing the event in the introduction to new book So This Is Permanence: Ian Curtis, Joy Division Lyrics and Notebooks - reprinted exclusively in this week's NME , on newsstands from today and available digitally , Deborah speaks candidly about Joy Division's 1980 hit.

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  8. Bernard Sumner hypnotised Ian Curtis 'to try and shake him out of a death wish'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | NME

    Joy Division guitarist Bernard Sumner has revealed that he hypnotised singer Ian Curtis "to try and shake him out of a death wish" two weeks prior to Curtis' suicide. The incident is detailed in Sumner's recently released autobiography Chapter And Verse , in which Sumner reveals that Curtis repeatedly talked about being a mercenary in the Hundred Years War during the sessions.

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  9. Ian Curtis was hypnotised by Joy Division's Bernard Sumner to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | The Independent

    ... to do tricks like getting a really skinny guy to arm wrestle the local bully". "Much later, when we were in Joy Division, I read a book on hypnotic regression and how it could be used for therapy," said Sumner. "I first hypnotised Ian at our ...

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  10. Peter Hook reviews former New Order bandmate Bernard Sumner's new autobiographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Brooklynvegan

    As mentioned, New Order singer Bernard Sumner has just released autobiography Chapter & Verse that goes from his childhood through his time in Joy Division and New Order, including his contentious relationship with ex-bassist Peter Hook. Billboard has a review of the book up today, written by... Peter Hook who, unsurprisingly, didn't think much of it and found "a disappointing lack of revelation and attention to detail."

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  11. Peter Hook Bashes Bernard Sumner's Memoir in New ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | RollingStone

    Onetime Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook has read the autobiography of Bernard Sumner, his ex-bandmate in both bands and given the bitterness of their falling out in 2007 was not impressed. In a book review for Billboard , Hook claimed that in Sumner's recently released Chapter and Verse [New Order, Joy Division and Me] , some of Sumner's stories shocked "even me" and that he felt that Sumner's "vitriol" toward him obscured his recollection of the things New Order achieved.

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  12. Peter Hook dissects Bernard Sumner's autobiographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Music-News.com

    IIt's no secret that there is love lost between estranged Joy Division and New Order founding members Peter Hook and Bernard Sumner , and Billboard reveals Hook's biting response to Sumner's recent memoir, 'Chapter And Verse,'. 'It is a shame, not just for us and the fans, but maybe also for the book stores who won't know whether to file this under fantasy or tragedy,' states Hook in his response to Sumner's autobiography, which he presented exclusively to Billboard for publishing.

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  13. Peter Hook labels Bernard Sumner autobiography 'cruel and spiteful'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | NME

    Peter Hook has spoken out about former Joy Division and New Order band mate Bernard Sumner's recently released autobiography Chapter and Verse , labeling it "cruel and spiteful". Sumner recently described working with Hook as "unbearable in the end" and has also gone into lengthy detail about the pair's relationship in the book.

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  14. Peter Hook Brands Bernard Sumner's Book 'Fantasy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | ContactMusic.com

    ... each other ever since. Sumner promised to shed light on their feud in his memoir Chapter and Verse - New Order, Joy Division and Me, but Hook has branded his former bandmate's version of events "cruel" and a "fantasy". Reviewing the book for ...

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  15. Exclusive: Ex-New Order Bassist Peter Hook Dissects Frontman Bernard Sumner's AutobiographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Billboard

    It's no secret that there is love lost between estranged Joy Division and New Order founding members Peter Hook and Bernard Sumner . Ever since it was announced in a 2007 radio interview with Hook that New Order had effectively split up -- a newsflash that the other members of the band, frontman Sumner, drummer Stephen Morris and keyboardist Gillian Gilbert , said took by them by surprise -- the childhood friends and one-time bandmates have been locked in a war of words, regularly trading accusations and insults via the press.

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  16. Red, white and blues: The History of Rock'n'Roll in Ten SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | New Statesman

    ... chapter of his audaciously titled new book is built around a particular song and the second of these takes a Joy Division single as its springboard - the bleak and unsettling "Transmission". He finds echoes of the Beach Boys and then remembers the ...

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  17. 7 Things We Like This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | NME

    ... in animation, documentary making and more. INFO bfi.org.uk/lff Book: Touching From A Distance: Ian Curtis And Joy Division by Deborah Curtis Ahead of the publication of Ian Curtis' lyrics and notebooks comes this reissue of the biography written by ...

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  18. Bernard Sumner says working with Peter Hook as 'unbearable in the end'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | NME

    New Order frontman Bernard Sumner has described working with former bandmate Peter Hook as "unbearable in the end". Hook played bass in both New Order and Joy Division with Sumner, but the pair are no longer on speaking terms with Hook branding his former bandmate "twatto" earlier this year.

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  19. So This is Permanence: Joy Division Lyrics and NotebooksRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Retro To Go

    It is such a good looking thing, but if you are a fan of the band and its late lead singer, you'll probably be more keen to see the inside of So This is Permanence: Joy Division Lyrics and Notebooks , which is published by Faber Books. The cover, inspired by the band's Still album wraps around 304 of lyrics and thoughts from Ian Curtis.

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  20. Five current songs that will awaken your inner '80s nostalgistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Metro Times

    ... Petite Noir's music is sure to keep you wondering "what if?" while you nostalgically play your vinyl Joy Division records. Depending on whom you ask, an integral part of the eighties was the sequin-glove-wearing, high-water-pants donning, ...

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