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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.’