They were born out of tragedy, have weathered several break-ups and varying line-ups and yet have survived to become one of the most influential British bands of the last century.
And now the legendary New Order are back with their tenth album, Music Complete, the first since 2005's Waiting For The Sirens Call and one that marks the return to the fold of keyboardist Gillian Gilbert.
Stuart Price and Chemical Brothers' Tom Rowlands are both involved with production, so it should be a must-listen when it arrives on 25 September; you can check out the artwork, done by - of course - Peter Savile - above, and watch a promo vid below.
In the meantime, see how much you know about the band by taking our tricky quiz below. Get Ready...