Peter Hook

Bass player, founding member of Joy Division

Peter Hook appears in the following:

Inside Joy Division With Peter Hook

Friday, August 22, 2014

Joy Division's influence on music has been enormous. Now, bassist Peter Hook, is telling his part of the tale with a new book, Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division.

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Peter Hook On Joy Division; Trixie Whitley's Powerhouse Blues

Friday, August 22, 2014

Bassist Peter Hook reflects back on the influential post-punk group Joy Division; Trixie Whitley performs live in the Soundcheck studio.


Peter Hook of Joy Division

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Joy Division founding member and bass player Peter Hook tells the story of the band, which is credited with reinventing music in the post-punk era, and influencing U2, Morrissey, R.E.M., Radiohead, and numerous others. In 1980, just after the release of their groundbreaking debut, “Unknown Pleasures,” and on right before their first U.S. tour, the band’s lead singer, Ian Curtis, committed suicide. Hook’s book Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division recounts how four young men from Manchester and Salisbury, with makeshift instruments and a broken-down van, created a new sound that would define a generation.

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