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BASIC INFORMATION

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Who were Joy Division?
Joy Division were a UK band based in Manchester. They became one of the most influential band in the world and virtually gave birth to goth music
The band initially started to gig as Warsaw in 1977, though the idea of creating the band came on Tuesday 20 July 1976, after a Sex Pistols concert
held at the Free Trade Hall in Manchester (UK) attended by Ian Curtis, Peter Hook and Bernard Sumner
Line-up: Ian Curtis (singer) | Peter Hook (bassist) | Stephen Morris (drummer) | Bernard Sumner (guitar player)

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Associated/close people

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Origin of their band names: Stiff Kittens, Warsaw, Joy Division

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Where were Joy Division from?

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What label signed Joy Division?

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How did Joy Division members meet?

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Musical influences

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How and when Joy Division ended?

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Did they appear in any film?

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Did they have nazis sympathies, as often read?