Friday, September 10, 2010

Mani accuses Peter Hook of 'living off Ian Curtis' money' as Freebass split

Joy Division news RSS feedMore Joy Division news, reviews, videos and tour datesTweetPrimal Scream bassist Mani has lambasted former Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook, accusing him of "living off Ian Curtis' blood money".

Freebass, the band the pair were in earlier this year, have also announced their split.

Mani posted a host of outbursts on his Twitter account,, attacking Hook for supposedly exploiting his past glories. Hook recently performed a series of shows where he played Joy Division's 'Unknown Pleasures' album in its entirety.

"Three things visible from space, Great Wall Of China, Peter Hook's wallet stuffed with Ian Curtis' blood money, Man City's empty trophy cabinet!" he tweeted, adding: "I've actually got an ongoing career, so I don’t feel the need to exploit my past glories. I exist in the here and the now."

He also slated Freebass

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