Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

The Ultimate Joy Division Quiz

615x330_JoyDivHERO.jpg

To say that Joy Division are one of the most influential groups of all time would be a severe understatement.

The Salford & Manchester-based four piece, consisting of Stephen Morris, Peter Hook, Bernard Sumner and Ian Curtis were pioneers of the post-punk movement, releasing their two classic studio albums, Unknown Pleasures and Closer - both produced by the maverick Martin Hannett - through one of the greatest-ever independent record labels, Tony Wilson's Factory.

The untimely death of Curtis failed to prevent the other members from going on to further musical success with New Order, and left Joy Division with a short, but influential time of existence, with the years showing no sign of diminishing their impact.

See how much of a Joy Division superfan you are by taking our tricky quiz - you never know, you might learn a few new facts and pieces of trivia for yourself. Click below to get started.

(Image: Rex)

 

More

When should you give up on your favourite band?

Even if they turn rubbish, can you ever truly let them go?

by Tom Victor
16 Aug 2017

Loyle Carner on Croydon, being a softie & cooking ragu on date nigh

"People say 'Loyle Carner is a softie', I don't give a shit. Loyle Carner pays the mortgage for his mum."

by Sam Diss
16 Aug 2017

Reading and Leeds Festivals have banned pineapples

It's all thanks to Glass Animals

15 Aug 2017

The 30 greatest hip hop albums ever

You are about to witness the strength of street knowledge...

11 Aug 2017

100 Liam Gallagher quotes that prove he's a comic genius

The wit and wisdom of the legendary rock 'n' roll star

11 Aug 2017

A 3D version of Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' is coming

Director John Landis promises "a rather shocking surprise"

by Gary Ogden
08 Aug 2017

Drake's dad has released his first music video and it's a legit banger

Outta the way son, pappa's coming through

by Gary Ogden
07 Aug 2017

Listen to all the Mercury Prize nominated albums right here

Ed Sheeran's getting some much-needed exposure

by Dave Fawbert
27 Jul 2017

The best album of every year since 2000, according to the critics

Did they get it right?

by Dave Fawbert
25 Jul 2017

Linkin Park post poignant tribute to Chester Bennington

They have also changed their logo

by Dave Fawbert
25 Jul 2017