New Order — Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris, Gillian Gilbert , 2000s-era guitarist Phil Cunningham and Bad Lieutenant bassist Tom Chapman — continues to expand its 2012 touring plans, today announcing a four-date U.K. tour this spring in addition to its first confirmed European summer festivals.
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The full-album tribute is becoming de rigueur for British music magazines, and the latest to receive the treatment is New Order’s 1983 classic ‘Power, Corruption & Lies.’ The new issue of Mojo features the newly reunited, Peter Hook-less band on the cover, plus a CD featuring a track-by-track cover of the album and its accompanying singles and B-sides.
Kraftwerk will make a rare appearance on these shores when the group joins the newly reunited New Order at the electro-centric Ultra Music Festival in Miami next March as part of the first phase of the three-day fest’s lineup, which also includes Tiesto, Justice, FatBoy Slim, M83 and David Guetta.
The reunited New Order — featuring keyboardist Gillian Gilbert, but not bassist Peter Hook — is releasing a live recording of its full 90-minute performance two weeks ago at London’s Troxy. The concert is being released as ‘Live at The London Troxy — 10th December 2011’ in both a 2CD set and a 320kbps MP3 download.
The reunited New Order — featuring keyboardist Gillian Gilbert, but not bassist Peter Hook — apparently will perform in the U.S. for the first time in nearly seven years next March as part of the lineup of the electro-centric Ultra Music Festival in Miami.
Our latest link round-up is all Manchester: The Smiths’ Andy Rourke will appear on Sirius XM’s 1st Wave all weekend, plus New Order has announced a New Zealand concert next year, The Stone Roses have booked festival slots in Norway and Portugal, and Peter Hook will play Joy Division songs in the UK next May and June.
New Order apparently has pushed back the release of ‘Lost Sirens’ — an eight-track CD/LP package featuring material left over from the recording sessions for 2005 swan song ‘Waiting for the Sirens’ Call’ — from mid-December until March 19, according to an updated listing posted by Amazon.co.uk.
As Peter Hook first revealed to Slicing Up Eyeballs in August, the since-reunited New Order will release the songs left over from 2005 swan song ‘Waiting for the Sirens’ Call’ — in an eight-track CD/LP package called ‘Lost Sirens’ that is due to be released in December by Rhino Records.
Following the success of its two sold-out benefit gigs in Brussels and Paris, the reunited New Order — with keyboardist Gillian Gilbert back in the fold, but without departed bassist Peter Hook — today announced its first London concert in five years.
A new book called ‘From Heaven to Heaven: New Order Live — The Early Years (1981-1984) at Close Quarters’ will chronicle 3½ years on the road with the pioneering electronic-rock act via 400 previously unpublished photos, 200 images of rare memorabilia and the memories of author Dec Hickey, who attended each of those shows.
Posters and album art by some of Manchester’s most iconic musical acts — including The Smiths, Morrissey, Joy Division, New Order, The Stone Roses and Happy Mondays — will go on display, and up for sale, at exhibition called ‘The Manchester Connection 1976-1992’ at a London gallery next month.
New Order reunited on stage tonight in Brussels for its first concert in five years, the first of two planned European charity gigs that find the dormant group performing without long-feuding bassist Peter Hook — but with keyboardist Gillian Gilbert for the first time in a decade. See video here.
New Order has commissioned Factory Records graphic artist Peter Saville to design a pair of posters — based on his classic Substance album cover — for the reunited group’s European charity concerts next week in support of longtime band associate Michael Shamberg, who is fighting a ‘debilitating illness.’
Peter Hook continues to lash out at his former bandmates, saying he wants to ‘fuck New Order over in any possible way I can’ and that he believes the band — which is reuniting without him for a pair of European charity gigs — is now planning to mount a full American tour as well.