Victorious Festival 2019 Over the last few years we’ve watched Portsmouth’s Victorious Festival go from strength to strength, bringing some huge acts to the Southsea coastline for the August bank holiday.


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Victorious Festival Victorious Festival 2019, 23rd - 25th August. The UK’s biggest metropolitan festival has a smorgasbord of incredible musical acts this year, including Two Door Cinema Club, The Specials, Doves, Rudimental, Bloc Party, James Bay, New Order, Clean Bandit and Plan B.


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New Order And here we are in a rather busy, rather wet Wolverhampton to see one band who just keep on turning up. In their previous guise they came indie cult legends, with the ultimate sad twist of fate. In their current guise - they started of with one of the iconic dance floor 12 inch classics and after a while, went on to have hit after hit after hit. Lulls and hiatus’s, well they’re back with a shiny new album ‘Music Complete’ in tow. No blue Monday, a very warm welcome Tuesday to New Order.


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Peter Hook and Kevin Cummins open New Order Photographic Exhibition Here at Gig Junkies we really appreciate quality music photography, so it’s a real pleasure to attend the opening night of Kevin Cummins’ New Order exhibition, which features a genial conversation between the photographer and New Order’s iconic, but now departed bass player, Peter Hook.


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New Order New Order were a shining star in the music black hole that was the 1980s. They have never really gone away, having intermittently continued to produce good albums and to tour. The band emerged from the ashes of the legendary Joy Division, after lead singer Ian Curtis’s death. Their first album, Movement, was really a transition album where they searched for a new direction. Then along came the second album, Power, Corruption and Lies, along with the mega Blue Monday 12” single (reputedly the biggest ever selling 12”).


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