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Joy Division - She´s lost control So it's not Madchester. So it's earlier. So what. without Joy Division there's nothing.

Joy Division - She´s lost control So it's not Madchester. So it's earlier. So what. without Joy Division there's nothing.

Credit: Kevin Cummins/Getty Images Peter Hook and Stephen Morris of New Order at the Hacienda club in Manchester, circa 1985

The Madchester scene - in pictures

Credit: Kevin Cummins/Getty Images Peter Hook and Stephen Morris of New Order at the Hacienda club in Manchester, circa 1985

Clubbers at the Hacienda in Manchester, circa 1989

The Madchester scene - in pictures

Ravers on the main stage in the Hacienda, Manchester 1989 - Peter J Walsh

Theme of the Week #5 Madchester – Rave On!

Ravers on the main stage in the Hacienda, Manchester 1989 - Peter J Walsh

Ian Curtis, lead singer and lyricist of Joy Division, committed suicide in 1980 he was born in 1956, in Manchester. Posthumously, Ian Curtis' dark lyrics, intense stage presence and utilitarian personal style, characterised by two-pocket shirts and  trench coat has influenced numerous designers, notably Raf Simons. He would have been 56 today (2015). #mcr #joydivision #iancurtis #factoryrecords #hacienda #singer #manchester #music #manchestermusic

Ian Curtis, lead singer and lyricist of Joy Division, committed suicide in 1980 he was born in 1956, in Manchester. Posthumously, Ian Curtis' dark lyrics, intense stage presence and utilitarian personal style, characterised by two-pocket shirts and trench coat has influenced numerous designers, notably Raf Simons. He would have been 56 today (2015). #mcr #joydivision #iancurtis #factoryrecords #hacienda #singer #manchester #music #manchestermusic

Madchester remembered: 'There was amazing creative energy at the time'

Madchester remembered: 'There was amazing creative energy in Manchester at the time'

Madchester remembered: 'There was amazing creative energy at the time'

New Years Eve 2013.  Fac51 The Hacienda at Albert Hall, Manchester, UK.  Todd Terry, Frankie Knuckles, Marshall Jefferson, Graeme Park

New Years Eve 2013. Fac51 The Hacienda at Albert Hall, Manchester, UK. Todd Terry, Frankie Knuckles, Marshall Jefferson, Graeme Park

Bez, the one and only...

Theme of the Week #5 Madchester – Rave On!

The Birthday Party @ The Hacienda 24.02.83 (Photo: Kevin Cummings) I was there and am on 'Pleasure heads must burn'.

The Birthday Party @ The Hacienda 24.02.83 (Photo: Kevin Cummings) I was there and am on 'Pleasure heads must burn'.

The Stone Roses 1st album (they recorded only 2!) from 1989. Always a fave and always epic.

The Stone Roses – The Stone Roses – 20 Albums.

The Stone Roses 1st album (they recorded only 2!) from 1989. Always a fave and always epic.

pyzine:  A clubber poses for camera at Flesh night in the Hacienda, Manchester 1989. ©Peter J Walsh/PYMCA

pyzine: A clubber poses for camera at Flesh night in the Hacienda, Manchester 1989. ©Peter J Walsh/PYMCA

Todd Terry at the Hacienda, Sankeys Manchester with Graeme Park and Peter Hook

Todd Terry at the Hacienda, Sankeys Manchester with Graeme Park and Peter Hook

Shaun Ryder performing with the Happy Mondays at the Hacienda, Manchester,

Shaun Ryder performing with the Happy Mondays at the Hacienda, Manchester,