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Killers Star Smirks At Sneering Bandmate

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS allowed himself an evil chuckle when he spotted a former guitarist working in a Las Vegas casino. The MR BRIGHTSIDE singer and his former bandmate parted ways before the group...

29th November 2006

Genesis Deny 'Copycat' Reunion

Eighties rock giants GENESIS have denied "copying" other veteran bands by staging a comeback. PHIL COLLINS, MIKE RUTHERFORD and TONY BANKS officially confirmed yesterday (07NOV06) they will reunite next year (07) to embark on a...

8th November 2006

Winehouse Seduces Bond Bosses

English jazz singer AMY WINEHOUSE has been tipped to record the next JAMES BOND theme tune, after her sultry vocals caught the ears of movie producers. The STRONGER THAN ME hitmaker, 23, reveals she's already...

6th November 2006

Bon Jovi Anthem Tops 1980s Hits Poll

BON JOVI's LIVIN' ON A PRAYER has topped a new VH1 poll to find the ultimate hit of the 1980s. The US cable music network will count down the top 100 hits of the decade...

27th October 2006

Guitarist Taylor Quits Duran Duran

Guitarist ANDY TAYLOR has walked out midway through the American leg of DURAN DURAN's world tour, after a breakdown in relations with his bandmates Taylor, 45, will be replaced by a session musician for...

26th October 2006

Rhodes Hates New Bond Songs

NICK RHODES hates all the JAMES BOND theme songs which followed DURAN DURAN's 1985 track for A VIEW TO A KILL, and insists the band should have been asked to record the song for new...

8th October 2006

Duran Duran Shaken Up By Timberlake/timbaland Collaboration

Eighties pop group DURAN DURAN have been forced to radically alter their recording style to keep up with collaborators JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and TIMBALAND on their new album. Frontman SIMON LE BON, currently in a New...

3rd October 2006

Timberlake Unites With Duran Duran

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE delighted the members of Eighties pop group DURAN DURAN by agreeing to produce tracks on their new album. The SEXYBACK star, who has collaborated with hip hop stars such as PHARRELL WILLIAMS and...

18th September 2006

Duran Duran Plan Virtual Gigs

Veteran pop stars DURAN DURAN will become the first band to broadcast live concerts in the Second Life virtual gaming world later this year (06). The A VIEW TO A KILL hitmakers will have a...

8th August 2006

The Tube Returns, On Radio

Iconic British music TV show THE TUBE is returning as a radio programme. The 1980s show regularly featured performances from THE CURE, THE SMITHS, DURAN DURAN, REM and U2 and propelled presenters JOOLS HOLLAND and...

7th August 2006

Valensi And De Cadenet's Secret Wedding

THE STROKES guitarist NICK VALENSI has married his girlfriend AMANDA DE CADENET in a secret ceremony on Harbour Island in the Bahamas. The New York rocker and British TV presenter-turned-photographer made the announcement in today's (18JUL06)...

18th July 2006

Love At First Sight For De Cadenet And Valensi

British photographer AMANDA DE CADENET fell in love with her new husband, THE STROKES guitarist NICK VALENSI, the moment they met. The former TV presenter, whose ex-husband is DURAN DURAN star JOHN TAYLOR, is pregnant...

18th July 2006

Yasmin Le Bon Spills Secrets To A Lasting Marriage

Supermodel YASMIN LE BON insists the reason her marriage to DURAN DURAN singer SIMON LE BON has lasted so long is because they have such similar working lives. The couple, who have been married for...

3rd July 2006

Rossi's Blurry Band Aid Memories

STATUS QUO guitarist FRANCIS ROSSI admits he was intoxicated with drugs when he recorded the Band Aid single in 1984. The CAROLINE band joined DURAN DURAN, GEORGE MICHAEL, BANANARAMA, SPANDAU BALLET, U2 and SIR PAUL...

29th June 2006

Duran Duran Work With Hip-hop Producers

DURAN DURAN are set to wow fans with their forthcoming album, after working with a team of US hip-hop producers. The veteran British pop band are currently in a London studio recording a follow-up to...

2nd June 2006

Fascinating Fact 1497

Veteran band DURAN DURAN will make their first ever US festival appearance headlining the Voodoo Music Experience in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Hallowe'en (31OCT06). The British band will star alongside the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS.

10th May 2006

Duran Duran Album Worst Ever

British pop group DURAN DURAN's 1995 release THANK YOU has been voted the worst album of all time. The disc features the band paying tribute to their many and diverse influences by covering their...

26th March 2006

Fascinating Fact 1127

DURAN DURAN founders NICK RHODES and JOHN TAYLOR have compiled an album featuring the glam rock, post-punk and electronic tunes that inspired them when they started out as musicians. The album, ONLY AFTER DARK, will...

5th March 2006

Whitney Goes For Gold

WHITNEY HOUSTON is set to make another live comeback at the Winter Olympics in Torino (Turin), Italy, when she performs at an upcoming medals ceremony. The I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU singer will join...

13th February 2006

Duran Duran Plan A Raunchy Read

British pop hunks DURAN DURAN are planning to write a sensational book about their 1980s New Romantic heyday. The REFLEX stars have been tight-lipped about the shocking exploits they witnessed at many a showbiz...

11th February 2006

Duran Duran Show Off Liz Hurley's Legs

DURAN DURAN fans have been checking out LIZ HURLEY's legs on the big screen behind their heroes on the reformed British supergroup's most recent world tour. Keyboard player and keen photographer NICK RHODES asked...

7th January 2006

Taylor: 'I Reward My Fans By Looking Hot'

DURAN DURAN heart-throb JOHN TAYLOR is determined to keep his classic good looks intact to "reward" his legions of fans. The HUNGRY LIKE THE WOLF hitmaker quit his days of debauchery in the 1980s...

2nd December 2005

Duran Duran To Make Movie

Enduring British band DURAN DURAN are making a movie based on their prolific 25 years in the music industry - and they're not ruling out lead roles for Hollywood stars BEN AFFLECK and NICOLAS CAGE....

1st December 2005

Stars Sign Up For Lennon Tribute

AVRIL LAVIGNE, BLACK EYED PEAS, SUM 41 and DURAN DURAN are among the artists recording classic JOHN LENNON tunes for a new Amnesty International fundraising project. The recordings will be sold as downloads through...

1st December 2005

Fascinating Fact 603

JULIANNE MOORE and SALMA HAYEK have been named as hosts of the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize Concert. They will be joined at the star-studded show by performances from GLADYS KNIGHT, 1980s group DURAN DURAN and...

30th November 2005

George Michael Laughs Off Wham! Comeback

British pop star GEORGE MICHAEL has laughed off rumours of a WHAM! comeback tour, insisting his former bandmate ANDREW RIDGELEY would never agree to perform again. The TOO FUNKY singer and Ridgeley split in...

29th November 2005

Duffy Hails Williams As A Genius

ROBBIE WILLIAMS is a misunderstood creative genius, according to his songwriting partner STEPHEN 'TIN TIN' DUFFY. Duffy, a former member of DURAN DURAN, co-wrote Williams' new album INTENSIVE CARE - but insists the...

4th November 2005

Streisand Stuns Las Vegas With Surprise Show

BARBRA STREISAND battled her famous stagefright to thrill guests at tennis ace ANDRE AGASSI's Grand Slam For Children charity gala at the weekend (01OCT05). The diva joined DURAN DURAN, USHER, ROBIN WILLIAMS, MARY J...

4th October 2005

Usher Joins Agassi's Grand Slam

R+B star USHER has joined the line-up for tennis ace ANDRE AGASSI's Grand Slam For Children concert tomorrow night (01OCT05). The YEAH! singer joins CELINE DION, DURAN DURAN, EARTH, WIND + FIRE, GEORGE LOPEZ,...

30th September 2005

Blondie, Carey And David To Rock Monaco

MARIAH CAREY and BLONDIE will be among the stars bringing even more glamour to Monaco with the Fashion Rocks concert next month (17OCT05). Only weeks after the New York City's Fashion Rocks gig (08SEP05),...

30th September 2005

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'Child 44' Is Praised And Banned

As 'Child 44' opens in cinemas this weekend, novelist Tom Rob Smith is praising Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace as the...

'A Little Chaos' Brings British Humour To A French Tale

The new period drama 'A Little Chaos' may be set in France in the 17th century, but its...

'Furious 7' Sparks The Rumour Mill

As the seventh 'Fast & Furious' movie continues to dominate the global box office, rumours are swirling about where...

Live At Leeds 2015: Great For Music, Great For Life In General

So, Live At Leeds is but two weeks away from bringing some of the...

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