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Peter Hook bringing Joy Division/New Order shows to southern U.S. next spring

Peter Hook bringing Joy Division/New Order shows to southern U.S. next spring

Having just warpped his American tour performing New Order’s third and fourth albums — 1985′s Low-Life and 1986′s Brotherhood — Peter Hook has announced he’ll return next spring for a tour of the southern U.S. during which he’ll play Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures and Closer plus a set of New Order favorites.

Peter Hook to perform New Order’s ‘Low-Life,’ ‘Brotherhood’ on North American tour

Peter Hook to perform New Order’s ‘Low-Life,’ ‘Brotherhood’ on North American tour

Former Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook has yet to debut his new show featuring full front-to-back performances of the latter group’s third and fourth albums — 1985’s Low-Life and 1986’s Brotherhood — but he’s already announcing plans to bring it to North America for a 14-date tour this November.

Peter Hook to perform New Order’s ‘Low-Life,’ ‘Brotherhood’ at U.K. shows next September

Peter Hook to perform New Order’s ‘Low-Life,’ ‘Brotherhood’ at U.K. shows next September

Former Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook continues his march through those bands’ back catalogs next year with the announcement today that he’ll perform the latter group’s third and fourth albums — 1985’s Low-Life and 1986’s Brotherhood — in their entirety at a pair of special U.K. concerts next September.

Contest: Win all 5 of New Order’s classic ’80s albums on vinyl from Rhino Records

Contest: Win all 5 of New Order’s classic ’80s albums on vinyl from Rhino Records

To celebrate next week’s release of New Order’s ‘Lost Sirens’ mini-album — which will be issued digitally here in the U.S. beginning Tuesday — Rhino Records has gone analog, hooking us up with a set of all five of the band’s classic ’80s albums on vinyl to give away to one lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs reader.

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.’

Milestones: New Order’s ‘Power, Corruption & Lies’ album released 28 years ago today

Milestones: New Order’s ‘Power, Corruption & Lies’ album released 28 years ago today

The classic second album from New Order — 1983’s ‘Power, Corruption & Lies’ — was released exactly 28 years ago today, and to commemorate that release, here’s an equally classic five-song performance by the band filmed 18 months later, on Aug. 25, 1984, in the BBC Basement Studio.