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New Order
New Order

Background information
Origin Salford & Macclesfield, England
Genre(s) New Wave
Alternative Dance
Alternative Rock
Electronic Rock
Years active 1980—2007
Label(s) London Records
Associated acts Electronic
Joy Division
The Other Two
Bad Lieutenant
Former members
Bernard Sumner
Peter Hook
Stephen Morris
Gillian Gilbert
Phil Cunningham

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New Order Overview


New Order were an English musical group formed in 1980 by Bernard Sumner (vocals, guitars, synthesizers), Peter Hook (bass, backing vocals, electronic drums) and Stephen Morris (drums, electronic drums, synthesizers). New Order was formed by the remaining members of Joy Division following the suicide of vocalist Ian Curtis. They were soon joined by keyboard player Gillian Gilbert.

Waiting For The Sirens' Call (2005) In Session (2004) Get Ready (2001) The Best Of New Order (1995) Republic (1993) Technique (1989) Power, Corruption And Lies (1988) Substance (1987) Brotherhood (1986) Low Life (1985)

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Noel Gallagher, Peter Hook Back Manchester's 'Music Hall Of Fame'

April 11, 2011
Noel Gallagher and New Order's Peter Hook are among the musicians showing their support for Manchester's new 'Music Hall Of Fame'. The hall of fame will be set up London-based firm 3DTwin and will celebrate Manchester's musical heritage.   Read more 

Peter Hook: Joy Division Album Gigs Reduced Male Fans To Tears

March 7, 2011
Peter Hook has defended his decision to tour his former band Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ album. The bassist has come under fire over the gigs, which did not include any of the band’s other members.  Read more 

New Order And Hot Chip Record New Song Together

October 5, 2010
New Order's Bernard Sumner and Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor and Joe Goddard have recorded a new song together. The track, entitled 'I Didn't Know What Love Was', is one of two sings to be released tomorrow (October 6) as free downloads.  Read more 

Peter Hook Says Mani Made 'Huge Mistake' With Twitter Rant

September 21, 2010
Peter Hook has said his former Freebass bandmate Mani made a “huge mistake” when he launched an attack against him on Twitter. In a series of posts earlier this month, the bassist accused Hook of living off his former Joy Division band mate Ian Curtis' “blood money”.  Read more 

Mani Apologises For 'Venomous' Peter Hook Twitter Attack

September 13, 2010
Primal Scream bassist Mani has apologise for his recent attack against former New Order star Peter Hook. In a post on Twitter last week, Mani accused Hook of living off his former Joy Division band mate Ian Curtis' “blood money”.  Read more 

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