22 May

Peter Hook Q&A

Since I can’t post tons of news throughout the day, I think I’ll start sending a few links to interviews. I don’t cut and paste news and since I probably shouldn’t post entire interviews, I think links will do. Here is one I found with Peter Hook of Joy Division/New Order (left in 2007).

Peter Hook Interview

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20 Jan

Peter Hook Opens the Factory Club

For fans of Joy Division, you’ll know how cool this is.  Peter Hook of Joy Division and New Order fame is opening a new live venue at the old Factory Records offices in Manchester.   Factory Records was the label that first signed Joy Division back in the late 70’s.  The venue is opening on January 29th where Peter Hook will perform songs from his back catalog.

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14 Oct

Peter Hook Says He Used to Forge Curtis’ Signature

This is a chump move if I ever heard one.  Peter Hook of Joy Division/New Order fame admitted that he used to forge Ian Curtis’ signature on various pieces of memorabilia.  He says he did it “as a joke.”  He says

“I did have a reputation for doing Ian Curtis’ autograph for a long time.  There’s some guy who had An Ideal For Living and it was signed by all four members of the band and dated. I went in and said, ‘Have you not noticed that the date is after Ian died?’ It was me, I did them as a joke!”

What a chump!

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