Peter Hook

News Roundup: Dominic Cooper Chased By Littering Thugs, Adele’s Country Ambitions, and ‘Sherlock’ Returns in 2012

He may play the empirically evil son of Saddam Hussein (and his doppelgänger) in the film The Devil’s Double, but actor Dominic Cooper is no baddie in real life. In fact, he’s so civic-minded that, as a firm opponent of ...

Five Innovative British Bass Players

So, we’ve done the gentleman singer, the inventive guitar player, the stick-twiddling drummer, but our great British band cannot be complete without the guy (or girl) who glues the whole thing together. It’s fine for the ...

Blur Reunion Called Off; New Order Has “No Future”; The Police Recording New Album?

Lots of band news today. OK, this sucks, and damn that Alex James for getting our hopes up, but there isn’t going to be a Blur reunion.

Anglo For Your Ear: Monaco’s “What Do You Want From Me”

Not satisfied with my posting of The Beloved‘s “Sweet Harmony”, my dear friend Jorge told me, “Put up the Sha-la-la-lalala song or I’ll hurt you real bad.” Given that my friend is 6-foot-6, 260 ...

Peter Hook Hits Back at New Order Bandmates, Vows Court Battle

Good Lord, the row between bassist Peter Hook and former (current?) New Order bandmates Bernard Sumner and Stephen Morris has gotten nasty in a very public way.

Peter Hook Recalls “Tetchy” New Order Reunion at Cannes

Music fans were devastated when New Order announced their split a month ago. However, just days after the break-up, Peter Hook, Bernard Sumner, and Stephen Morris were all in Cannes together, screening the Ian Curtis biopic, ...