BIOGRAPHY

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PETER HOOK

Birth: Monday 13 February 1956 (UK)


 

EDUCATION

Grammar School Salford (UK)


 

PREVIOUS JOBS

Docker Manchester (UK)

Manchester Town Hall Manchester (UK)

Butlins Manchester (UK): only for a couple of days


 

INSTRUMENT

Bass (main): Rickenbacker copy | Yamaha RB 1200 | Shergold Marathon (six strings)
Effects: Chorus pedal
Amplification: Hiwatt Custom 100-watt, through Vox Foundation Bass Cabinet with 2x 18-inch Goodmans 100-watt speakers | Crown Ameron DC300A, with Alembic preamplifier, through Marshall Bass Cabinet with 4x 15-inch Gauss 400-watt speakers

Back vocals (on Interzone | Love will tear us apart | These days)

Guitar (on The sound of music): using Bernard Sumner's Shergold Masquerader


 

FAVOURITES

Music
David Bowie: Aladdin Sane (1973)
Deep Purple
Grease (film soundtrack 1978)
Public Image Limited: Metal Box (1979)
Lou Reed: Coney Island Baby (1976)
Santana
Sex Pistols: Never Mind The Bollocks (1977)
Ten Years After: Watt (1971)
The Great Gatsby (film soundtrack 1974)


 

OTHER BANDS

Monaco | New Order | Revenge