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Peter Hook adds Detroit, Austin dates to North American ‘New Order’ tour

Peter Hook adds Detroit, Austin dates to North American ‘New Order’ tour

Peter Hook has added dates in Detroit and Austin, Texas, on his North American tour this September with his band The Light — on which he’ll perform New Order’s first two albums, 1981′s Movement and 1983′s Power, Corruptions & Lies, in their entirety, as well as various singles and B-sides.

Free MP3: Peter Hook & The Light play New Order’s ‘Everything’s Gone Green’ in Manchester

Free MP3: Peter Hook & The Light play New Order’s ‘Everything’s Gone Green’ in Manchester

To help promote his just-announced North American tour on which he’ll perform New Order’s first two albums — 1981′s Movement and 1983′s Power, Corruptions & Lies — Peter Hook is making available as a free download a live recording of that band’s third single, “Everything’s Gone Green,” recorded in Manchester.

Peter Hook to play New Order’s ‘Movement,’ ‘Power, Corruption & Lies’ on U.S. tour

Peter Hook to play New Order’s ‘Movement,’ ‘Power, Corruption & Lies’ on U.S. tour

Peter Hook today announced that he will return to North America this September with his band The Light to perform New Order’s first two albums — 1981′s Movement and 1983′s Power, Corruptions & Lies — in their entirety, as well as various singles and B-sides “from the corresponding period of the band’s history.”

Peter Hook to perform Joy Division’s ‘Still’ in Manchester, recreate band’s final concert

Peter Hook to perform Joy Division’s ‘Still’ in Manchester, recreate band’s final concert

Peter Hook will perform Joy Division’s third and final album, 1981’s ‘Still,’ at two concerts in Manchester this May, playing both the first disc’s collection of rarities and outtakes, and then recreating the band’s final concert as included on the second disc. The concerts are set for May 18, the anniversary of Ian Curtis’ death, and May 19.

Moby, Perry Farrell join Peter Hook to play Joy Division in L.A. (photos, video)

Moby, Perry Farrell join Peter Hook to play Joy Division in L.A. (photos, video)

When Peter Hook & The Light played their first of this week’s two shows in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, the band was joined by a pair of special guests: Moby and Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell, who helped the legendary bassist perform a total of four Joy Division classics at The Music Box.

Q&A: Peter Hook on bringing Joy Division’s ‘Closer’ to U.S.; may perform ‘Still’ next

Q&A: Peter Hook on bringing Joy Division’s ‘Closer’ to U.S.; may perform ‘Still’ next

Slicing Up Eyeballs checks in once again with Peter Hook on the eve of bringing Joy Division’s ‘Closer’ to the U.S., and the bassist says he may next perform ‘Still’ — and could even dip into New Order’s catalog ‘to annoy Bernard even more.’

Peter Hook: New Order to release 7 songs from ‘Waiting for the Sirens’ Call’ sessions

Peter Hook: New Order to release 7 songs from ‘Waiting for the Sirens’ Call’ sessions

The members of New Order have agreed to release the seven songs left over from the sessions for the band’s 2005 swan song ‘Waiting for the Sirens’ Call,’ bassist Peter Hook tells Slicing Up Eyeballs, saying the move should help make the group’s acrimonious split ‘a little cleaner’ and finally ‘draw the line’ under the break-up.

Peter Hook bringing Joy Division’s ‘Closer,’ ‘Unknown Pleasures’ to North America

Peter Hook bringing Joy Division’s ‘Closer,’ ‘Unknown Pleasures’ to North America

After bringing his ‘Unknown Pleasures’ tour to the U.S. late last year, bassist Peter Hook will return to North America this September to perform Joy Division’s second album, ‘Closer,’ at five select dates — and play ‘Unknown Pleasures’ in three cities skipped by the first tour.

New releases: Primal Scream, David Byrne, Peter Hook, Blondie, Elvis Costello

New releases: Primal Scream, David Byrne, Peter Hook, Blondie, Elvis Costello

This week’s new releases include concert DVDs/Blu-rays from Primal Scream and David Byrne; a live album of Peter Hook performing ‘Unknown Pleasures’; a reissue of Elvis Costello’s ‘Get Happy!!’ on audiophile vinyl; and the U.S. CD release of Kate Bush’s ‘Director’s Cut.’

New releases: Kate Bush, Nick Cave, Peter Hook, The Replacements, Go-Go’s

New releases: Kate Bush, Nick Cave, Peter Hook, The Replacements, Go-Go’s

This week’s new releases include Kate Bush’s new ‘Director’s Cut’ and five reissues; four 2CD reissues from Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds; Peter Hook’s ‘1102/2011′ EP of Joy Division covers; The Replacements’ ‘Don’t Tell a Soul’ on vinyl; and a 2CD reissue of the Go-Go’s ‘Beauty and the Beat.’

Peter Hook’s ‘1102/2011′ Joy Division EP out Monday after ‘legal issues’ resolved

Peter Hook’s ‘1102/2011′ Joy Division EP out Monday after ‘legal issues’ resolved

Having resolved whatever unnamed legal issues stood in the way, bassist Peter Hook will release his new four-song EP of Joy Division re-recordings — which includes the debut of a newly finished Ian Curtis-era leftover — on Monday morning, just a week later than originally planned.

Peter Hook’s ‘1102/2011’ EP of Joy Division re-recordings delayed by ‘legal issues’

Peter Hook’s ‘1102/2011’ EP of Joy Division re-recordings delayed by ‘legal issues’

A four-song EP of Joy Division re-recordings that Peter Hook had planned to release this week has been delayed by unspecified legal issues, the bassist said today in an announcement that suggests the release may never see the light of day.

Video: Peter Hook covers Joy Division’s ‘Pictures in My Mind,’ ‘Atmosphere’

Video: Peter Hook covers Joy Division’s ‘Pictures in My Mind,’ ‘Atmosphere’

Peter Hook today released official music videos for his new version of Joy Division’s unfinished ‘Pictures in My Mind’ and a new re-recording of the ‘Atmosphere’ featuring onetime Happy Mondays singer Rowetta handling lead vocals.

Stream: Peter Hook & The Light, ‘Pictures in My Mind’ — unreleased Joy Division song

Stream: Peter Hook & The Light, ‘Pictures in My Mind’ — unreleased Joy Division song

Bassist Peter Hook appeared on British radio today to premiere two tracks off the upcoming EP of Joy Division re-recordings — including his new take on an unfinished Joy Division track called ‘Pictures in My Mind.’