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Peter Hook & The Light Announce “Joy Division: A Celebration” Tour
Concerts & Tours

Peter Hook & The Light Announce “Joy Division: A Celebration” Tour

Peter Hook & The Light have unveiled a 26-date North American tour that will take place in 2022. The outing will see the group playing the albums “Unknown Pleasures” and “Closer” in addition to an opening set of New Order material.

Bass of the Week: Peter Hook’s Eccleshall Guitars “Hot Too”
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Peter Hook’s Eccleshall Guitars “Hot Too”

Peter Hook has recently put up a load of his gear and memorabilia from his New Order days up for auction. This week we’re checking out a custom bass built for him by Chris Eccleshall.

Peter Hook Announces Massive Auction of New Order Items
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Peter Hook Announces Massive Auction of New Order Items

Peter Hook has announced he’ll be auctioning off a huge portion of relics and memorabilia from his time in New Order. The auction, which will be held October 8th via Omega Auctions, will include over four hundred lots.

Peter Hook Releases “Substance: Inside New Order” Audiobook
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Peter Hook Releases “Substance: Inside New Order” Audiobook

Peter Hook has plenty of great stories, as evidenced by his three hit books. Now, you can hear the inside scoop of New Order straight from Hooky’s mouth. His 2016 book, “Substance: Inside New Order”, is now available on audiobook.

Peter Hook & The Light Stream Mexico City Concert to Aid Road Crew
Concerts & Tours

Peter Hook & The Light Stream Mexico City Concert to Aid Road Crew

Peter Hook & The Light will be streaming a previously unseen concert film on January 15th. “Peter Hook & The Light – Live In Mexico City” is a full two-hour show from their sold out 2014 show. The one-off stream will benefit the band’s touring crew.

Yamaha Announces Limited Edition Peter Hook Signature Bass
Basses

Yamaha Announces Limited Edition Peter Hook Signature Bass

Yamaha has introduced a new Signature Series model with the Peter Hook Signature BB Bass. The former Joy Division/New Order bassist worked with the company to combine aspects of his BB1200S and the BB734A that he currently plays with The Light.

Peter Hook to Stream Concert Celebrating Joy Division’s Ian Curtis
Events

Peter Hook to Stream Concert Celebrating Joy Division’s Ian Curtis

Peter Hook is remembering Joy Division singer Ian Curtis on the 40th anniversary of his passing with a special stream of the concert film “So This Is Permanent” on May 18th. The three-hour movie features Hook and his band The Light performing the entire Joy Division catalog.

Eastwood Guitars Unveils the Hooky Bass 6 Pro
Basses

Eastwood Guitars Unveils the Hooky Bass 6 Pro

The Eastwood Guitars Custom Shop has unveiled a new bass with former Joy Division/New Order bassist, Peter Hook. The Hooky Bass 6 Pro is a replica of the six-string he used to record some of his biggest hits.

Peter Hook & The Light Announce North American Tour
Concerts & Tours

Peter Hook & The Light Announce North American Tour

Peter Hook is continuing to tour his discography with a new North American run scheduled for October and November. The former Joy Division and New Order bassist will be taking his band The Light out to perform the early nineties New Order albums.

The Bass Centre Announces Peter Hook Custom Bass Strings
Accessories & Strings

The Bass Centre Announces Peter Hook Custom Bass Strings

London’s The Bass Centre has announced a new set of ELITES signature bass strings dedicated to British bassist Peter Hook. The new strings are stainless steel roundwounds with a special gauge set.

Peter Hook & The Light Announce 2018 Substance Tour
Concerts & Tours

Peter Hook & The Light Announce 2018 Substance Tour

At the end of 2016, Peter Hook & The Light embarked on a North American tour to perform Joy Division and New Order’s legendary Factory Records compilation albums “Substance” live, sequentially and in their entireties. Now they’re bringing it back for another round of tour dates from April to June. Hook, who shares bass duties with his son Jack Bates,...

Peter Hook Announces U.S. Book Signing Tour
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Peter Hook Announces U.S. Book Signing Tour

Former Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook will be heading to the U.S. for a book tour at the beginning of February. The intimate outing is in support of his new book Substance – Inside New Order, which documents the formation and story of the influential band, known for their smash hit “Blue Monday.” Hook’s tour will include...