Blue Friday

After an 8 year hiatus, New Order is about to release a brand new album entitled NEWORDERGETREADY (tentatively scheduled to hit stores October 16). The record reunites long-time members Bernard Sumner (vocals, guitar), Stephen Morris (drums) Gillian Gilbert (keyboards) and Peter Hook (bass), and also features guest appearances by ex-Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan and Primal Scream.

New Order will rock Japan at the Fuji Rock Festival '01, headlining the White stage. And as previously reported on musicrag, On July 28th, New Order will also co-headline a few dates of Moby's Area:One Festival, appearing on the following dates:

  • July 31 Shoreline Amphitheatre, San Francisco, Calif.
  • August 2 Thunderbird Stadium, Vancouver, B.C.
  • August 3 The Gorge, Seattle, Wash.
  • August 5 Glen Helen Raceway Park, Los Angeles, Calif.