1. Joy Division Frontman Ian Curtis’ Kitchen Table Up for Sale On eBay

    November 11, 2013 2:08 AM EST The kitchen table owned by the late Ian Curtis, singer for the post-punk band Joy Division, is up for auction on eBay. The item has already collected 63 bids and its current price is set at £8,200, or approximately $13,000.  Curtis' suicide on May 18, 1980 is one of music's most…

  2. Leaders Of The Bands

    October 20, 2009 12:18 PM EDT As the promo touts, to the pulsating sounds of the Knack 's most famous hit, the character of Sharona returns this week to USA's signature series, " Monk ." For those of you who don't follow the adventures of Tony Shalhoub's lovable obsessive-compulsive detective…

  3. May 18, 2009

    May 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Andy Capps of Built to Spill dies at his home in Boise, Idaho, at the age of 37. 2004 – Jazz drummer Elvin Jones of the John Coltrane Quartet dies of heart failure in Englewood, N.J., at the age of 76. 1999 – The Backstreet Boys release their third album, “Millennium.” 1999 –…

  4. John Lennon Biopic Picked Up by Weinstein Co.

    March 16, 2009 4:32 PM EDT The Weinstein Co. has acquired a host of rights for "Nowhere Boy," the story of John Lennon's tumultuous childhood. The company has secured U.S., Latin American and German rights from producer Ecosse Films. "Boy," with its titular allusion to Beatles song "…

  5. Killers Unveil Name, Date For B-Sides Collection

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "Sawdust" will arrive Nov. 13 via Island Def Jam and will feature Lou Reed guesting on a new track titled "Tranquilize." The Killers have settled on a name and a release date for the B-sides collection first reported here last month. "Sawdust" will arrive Nov. 13…

  6. Joy Division Albums Expanded With Live Shows

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here Friday, Joy Division's three albums each will be expanded with an extra disc of rare live material Oct. 30 via Rhino. The same day, the label will issue the soundtrack to the film "Cont As tipped here Friday, Joy Division's three albums each will be expanded with…

  7. Killers Corralling Rarities For B-Sides Album

    August 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A wealth of material that stateside fans most likely haven't heard will comprise the Killers' next release before the end of the year, according to frontman Brandon Flowers. Flowers also hasn't ruled A wealth of material that stateside fans most likely haven't heard will…

  8. Ian Curtis Biopic Premieres At Cannes

    May 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A small film about a short-lived rock star is making a big splash at Cannes. "Control," the story of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis, who committed suicide at 23," marks the feature-film directing debu A small film about a short-lived rock star is making a big splash at Cannes. …

  9. Hook: New Order Has Broken Up

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Legendary English rock act New Order has broken up, according to a post from bassist Peter Hook on his MySpace.com site. "I'm relieved," he wrote. "Really hated carryin' on as normal with an awful sec Legendary English rock act New Order has broken up, according to a…

  10. Editors Prepare For U.S. Invasion

    January 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Although buzz continues to build for U.K. rock act Editors' debut album, "The Back Room," a firm release date for the set has yet to be confirmed. Although buzz continues to build for U.K. rock act Editors' debut album, "The Back Room," a firm release date for…

  11. New Order Sings For The 'Sirens'

    January 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Veteran British rock act New Order will return this spring with a new album, "Waiting for the Sirens Call," according to its official Web site. The set is due March 28 in the U.K. via Warner Music, wi Veteran British rock act New Order will return this spring with a new album , …

  12. Turn on the Bright Lights

    September 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Much of the current '80s musical revival is steeped in irony, but New York's Interpol professes a genuine love for the gloomier side of British post-punk and new wave. Much of the current '80s musical revival is steeped in irony, but New York's Interpol professes a genuine…

  13. Heart and Soul

    August 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Perhaps oddly, the ebullient if existentially minded dance-pop of New Order rose from the ashes of the darkest, most volatile of British post-punk outfits, Joy Division—which ceased to exist wi Perhaps oddly, the ebullient if existentially minded dance-pop of New Order rose from the ashes of…

  14. Joy Division's 'Soul' Celebrated With Box Set

    July 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The legacy of seminal U.K. post-punk outfit Joy Division will be celebrated with the upcoming four-disc box set "Heartandsoul," due Aug. 7 in the U.S. on Rhino, but out since 1998 in the U.K. The coll The legacy of seminal U.K. post-punk outfit Joy Division will be celebrated with…