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PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT


PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT

The pioneering sounds of the highly influential English bands Joy Division and New Order were dominated by the droning basslines of Peter Hook.

In the late '70s, Hook's ominous bass enabled Joy Division to carve portraits of profound despair. Although the late Ian Curtis' harrowing lyrics and downcast vocals are often credited for Joy Division's bleak beauty, many of the group's songs were driven by Hook's sinister, throbbing bass. While badly tuned guitars were the rage during the punk era in late-'70s England, Hook's bass playing instilled the importance of rhythm in punk rock, helping to inspire a generation of dance-oriented new wave bands.

After Ian Curtis hanged himself on May 18, 1980, Hook joined the other surviving members of Joy Division in New Order. In 1990, Hook released One True Passion with his side project Revenge. Collaborating with Dave Hicks (guitar, keyboards) and Chris Jones (keyboards), Hook combined elements of techno and hard rock with Revenge; Hook also sang. 

www.peterhook.co.uk

PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT performed @ Eurorock Festival 2015, May 2015
PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT performed @ BIMfest2012, December 2012
PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT performed @ Shadowplay Festival, July 2011

PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT 12/2012 PHOTOSHOOT  BIMfest 2012, Trix Antwerp, Belgium  [marquis(pi)X]
PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT 07/2011 PHOTOSHOOT  Shadowplay Festival, Kortrijk, Belgium  [marquis(pi)X]
PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT 06/2011 INTERVIEW  We’re doing our best to keep the memory of Joy Division burning brightly for years to come!  [Dennis OHRT]
PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT 12/2012 CONCERT  Review of the concert and interview at the BIM Fest in Antwerp on 15 December 2012  [Philippe BLACKMARQUIS]
PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT 07/2011 CD  1102 (FEATURING ROWETTA)  [Didier CZEPCZYK]
09/2012 NEWS  Line-up BIMfest 2012 completed with True Zebra, Test Dept:Redux and Peter Hook & The Light 
10/2011 NEWS  Peter Hook releases limited 9 track-EP 
05/2011 NEWS  Peter Hook & The Light at Shadowplayfestival 
05/2011 NEWS  Peter Hook & The Light release first EP next week 
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