joy division

Ian Curtis’ Kitchen Table Sells For $13k

The kitchen table belonging to the late Joy Division frontman has sold for over $13,000 on eBay. The table is notable not just because it belonged to Curtis, but also because it was mere feet from him when he took his life in May 1980. The eBay listing says that the seller is supplying the […]

Riot Fest Lineup Announced, Fall Out Boy And Blink 182 To Headline

You know when a “scene” festival lineup is pretty damn strong? When you have Taking Back Sunday, Say Anything, and Saves the Day below the halfway mark of your poster and Brand New on the third line. As announced by our fellow AbsoluteVoices website PropertyOfZack, this year’s Riot Fest will feature (and take a big […]

WATCH: Peter Saville Discusses Making of Joy Division Album Art

Presented by Visualized, Peter Saville discusses the whereabouts and artistic meaning behind the cover art for Joy Division’s 1979 album, Unknown Pleasures. Released on June 14, 1979, Unknown Pleasures was Joy Division’s debut studio album off of Factory Records. The album, which wasn’t very popular upon it’s release, eventually became extremely popular due to the […]

Thirty-Two Years Later, We Still Miss Ian Curtis

Today marks the thirty-second anniversary of Ian Curtis’ death. We thought about putting together a Music History feature, but we have run a few recently and felt the legacy of Curtis should not be given such cookie cutter treatment. Then I spent a few hours crafting a lengthy editorial about growing up in the midwest […]

Rare Joy Division pictures

Spin has posted some rare photos of Joy Division. You can view them here.