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Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: White Light/White Heat

Weird: The Velvet Underground's second album doesn't feel 50 years old. Granted, Lou Reed and Sterling Morrison are no longer with us, Mo Tucker went…
Nate Patrin | January 30, 2018 - 11:38 am

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Joy Division Songs

In the seemingly infinite discussion of influence, Joy Division's place in the halls of music's most revered is just as sure as the band's equally…
Jonathan Dick | April 1, 2014 - 10:53 am


Craftwerk: The 10 Weirdest Joy Division Items On Etsy

Craftwerk is a new recurring feature on Stereogum, in which we'll unearth some of the oddest, most unlikely indie-rock-related fan-created crafts on the web. The
Aaron Lariviere | January 8, 2013 - 5:07 pm

More Joy Division stories

Joy Division Releasing New Videos For Unknown Pleasures’ 40th Anniversary

Joy Division's iconic debut album Unknown Pleasures turns 40 years old on Saturday. To celebrate the anniversary, the band has announced Unknown Pleasures: Reimagined, a…
Peter Helman | June 13, 2019 - 10:57 am

Watch The Smashing Pumpkins Play Their First Reunion Show In LA

The Smashing Pumpkins' quasi-reunion has been an ongoing story for months, if not years. But all the behind-the-scenes rumbling is finally coming to an end,…
Tom Breihan | June 28, 2018 - 8:59 am

Watch Nine Inch Nails Cover Joy Division And Debut New Song “Ahead Of Ourselves” In Vegas

It's always a good idea to go see Nine Inch Nails live if you get a chance. For decades, their shows have been grand, cathartic…
Tom Breihan | June 18, 2018 - 9:20 am

Dr. Martens Releases Joy Division & New Order Boots

Wearing a piece of band merch to proudly proclaim your affinity for an artist is, of course, a long tradition of fandom. Especially in the…
Ryan Leas | June 8, 2018 - 4:29 pm

Watch Mark Lanegan Join Peter Hook For Joy Division’s “Atmosphere” In London

Peter Hook was dealing with a two-year legal dispute with his former band New Order up until September. Thankfully he’s put the bricks down and…
Sophie Israelsohn | December 20, 2017 - 11:06 am

Watch The Killers Cover Muse, Smashing Pumpkins, & Joy Division At Lollapalooza

Muse got rained out on the first night of Lollapalooza, but the Killers tried to make up for it last night, performing a cover-filled set…
Peter Helman | August 5, 2017 - 11:21 am

Stephen Morris Announces Latest New Order Memoir

In recent years, both Bernard Sumner, the frontman of New Order, and Peter Hook, the estranged former bassist, have written memoirs about their time with…
Tom Breihan | October 10, 2016 - 11:46 am

Barneys Selling $200+ Black Flag, Joy Division T-Shirts

We've all been asking ourselves the question for years: Could Barneys be the new go-to store for everything punk? We've already been buying our Marilyn
Zac Gelfand | August 3, 2016 - 1:19 pm

Danny Brown Titles New Album Atrocity Exhibition And Yes He Knows The Joy Division Song

Danny Brown's forthcoming album will be titled Atrocity Exhibition, and yes, it does appear to be named after the Joy Division song. "Atrocity Exhibition" was…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 18, 2016 - 10:17 am

Joy Division Fan Auctioning Off Ian Curtis’ Kitchen Table Again

Two years ago Ian Curtis' family was aghast to see the late Joy Division singer's kitchen table, which was in the room when Curtis committed…
Chris DeVille | October 7, 2015 - 5:52 pm

Watch The Weather Station Cover Joy Division

The Weather Station, aka Tamara Lindeman, released her third full-length album Loyalty this year to rapturous acclaim. (One critic even called it the best folk
Caitlin White | September 22, 2015 - 12:07 pm

Win 4 New Joy Division Vinyl Reissues

Joy Division's iconic single "Love Will Tear Us Apart" turned 35 last month and, to honor the special occasion, both of the band's studio albums…
James Rettig | July 24, 2015 - 2:03 pm

Joy Division Fan Buys Ian Curtis’ House, May Turn It Into Museum

The former home of late Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis was up for sale earlier this year, and fans began an Indiegogo campaign to purchase…
Caitlin White | May 21, 2015 - 12:45 pm

Bernard Sumner Worries Ian Curtis Museum Will Become “Monument To Suicide”

Joy Division fans have been campaigning to turn Ian Curtis' former house into a museum, but Bernard Sumner, who played in Joy Division with Curtis…
Caitlin White | February 20, 2015 - 2:57 pm
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