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Duran Duran Play It Safe

Veteran rockers DURAN DURAN decided to play it safe with current album ASTRONAUT - by making a conscious effort to sound contemporary while avoiding groundbreaking songs. The RIO icons were more focused on bringing...

Duran Duran's Musical 9/11 Tribute

British supergroup DURAN DURAN have credited the September 11th (01) tragedy with inspiring their last album, ASTRONAUT. The GIRLS ON FILM stars scrapped the uplifting tunes they'd penned for the disc, after watching horrific...

Matronic Star-struck

SCISSOR SISTERS star ANA MATRONIC desired DURAN DURAN heart-throb SIMON LE BON so much during his eighties' heyday, she was a quivering wreck when she finally met him in the flesh. The MARY singer...

Duran Duran Drummer Slams Revival Bands

DURAN DURAN drummer ROGER TAYLOR has slammed 80s revival bands for going on tour together. The 44-year-old WILD BOYS veteran has blasted groups including ABC and BUCKS FIZZ for cashing in by regrouping for...

Duran Duran + Avril Ring In The New Year

DURAN DURAN and AVRIL LAVIGNE will ring in the new year (05) in style after signing up to perform at American TV network NBC's first primetime New Year's Eve (31DEC04) special. The...

Big Honours For Kylie + Duran Duran

KYLIE MINOGUE and DURAN DURAN were honoured in Barcelona, Spain, last night (23NOV04) at the 2004 PREMIOS ONDAS AWARDS. The acts were both recognised for their contributions to international pop music at the 51st...

Duran Duran Star Takes A Break

DURAN DURAN guitarist ANDY TAYLOR is suffering from exhaustion and has been forced to miss a number of live performances. The WILD BOYS musician is expected to spend the next few weeks resting to...

Driver's 'Freakish' Musical Tastes

Actress-turned-singer MINNIE DRIVER describes herself as a "freakish child" in the 1980s, because she shunned Britain's pop hits in favour of country and folk music. The British actress, who also grew up on the...

Taylor Ejected From London Hotspot

DURAN DURAN drummer ROGER TAYLOR was thrown out of a trendy London bar's backdoor after his drunken behaviour angered other drinkers and bar staff. The ASTRONAUT veteran arrived with three friends at Funky Buddha...

Parfitt Begs: 'Don't Repeat Band Aid'

STATUS QUO star RICK PARFITT has begged modern acts not to attempt a follow up of the 1984 charity single. Artists including COLDPLAY, THE DARKNESS, ROBBIE WILLIAMS and DIDO have all offered to collaborate...

Ure Goes Back To Ethiopia

MIDGE URE has returned to Ethiopia 20 years after co-writing BAND AID's charity song DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS?, which helped raise millions for the famine-stricken country. Former ULTRAVOX star Ure was left emotionally...

Coldplay And The Darkness Form Band Aid Iii

British rockers COLDPLAY, THE DARKNESS and TRAVIS are joining forces to re-record BAND AID hit DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS? in a new drive to alleviate Africa's famine crisis. The song - written by...

Do They Know It's Christmas? To Be Released Again

Legendary BAND AID charity single DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS? will be remixed and released for the third time later this year (04). The song, originally sung by stars including BONO, STING, DURAN DURAN...

Aguilera And Love Donate For Charity

Music stars CHRISTINA AGUILERA and COURTNEY LOVE are joining forces to benefit an online charity auction which calls on celebrities to donate personal items. The VANITY FAIR IN CONCERT eBAY auction aims to give...

Duran Duran To Don Armani On Tour

The members of DURAN DURAN are planning to step out in style on their upcoming world tour - in clothes specially designed by GIORGIO ARMANI. The acclaimed Italian designer is helping the British rockers...

Le Bon's Secret Love-child

DURAN DURAN frontman SIMON LE BON has received an anonymous letter claiming he is the biological father of a 21-year-old man. The woman, who did not reveal her name, writes that 'their son' is...

Duran Duran Plan Musical

British rockers DURAN DURAN are to follow in the footsteps of QUEEN, ROD STEWART and ABBA by having their own musical on London's West End. Plans have already begun to set the group's hits...

Duran Duran Hit Varied Locations For Music Video

British rockers DURAN DURAN have started shooting a music video for their anticipated comeback album - and each bandmember has filmed separate scenes in different locations. The clip for SUNRISE will be the first...

Brits Impressed With Fahrenheit 9/11

British screen stars PETER O'TOOLE and BILL NIGHY have hailed FAHRENHEIT 9/11 after its UK premiere in London last night (29JUN04) - dubbing maker MICHAEL MOORE "the most important man on the planet". Moore's...

Duran Duran To Record New Album

After reuniting for a successful tour, the members of DURAN DURAN are teaming up once again - this time to record a new album. Frontman SIMON LeBON and his bandmates have almost finished working...

Old Kids On The Block

Former teen sensations NEW KIDS OF THE BLOCK are set to reform - as long as they can convince bandmember DONNIE WAHLBERG to take a break from his acting career. The fivesome comprising of...

Duran Duran To Become Epic?

Veteran rockers DURAN DURAN are set to sign with EPIC RECORDS after years of fluctuating between different labels, reports website BILLBOARD.COM. The PLANET EARTH band released their most recent album - 2000's POP TRASH...

Fan: Please Kill Me, Duran Duran

Veteran pop group DURAN DURAN thought they'd seen it all during their two decades at the top, but were left stunned when a fan asked a band member to kill her. Singer SIMON LE...

Duran Duran Show Naked Hurley Video

Images of a naked ELIZABETH HURLEY before she was famous were broadcast at DURAN DURAN's sell-out London concert on Wednesday (14APR04). The RIO band showed the footage - filmed by keyboard player NICK RHODES...

Roger Taylor Gains Fame But Loses Wife

DURAN DURAN rocker ROGER TAYLOR has split from his wife GIOVANNA. The 42-year-old drummer has been married to make-up artist Giovanna for 20 years. A spokesperson for the couple, who have three children,...

Duran Duran Singer Is Cool By Timberlake Association

DURAN DURAN keyboardist NICK RHODES has finally won the respect of his teenage daughter - thanks to his burgeoning friendship with pop hunk JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE. The RIO hitmaker has recently been thrust back into...

Timberlake Wants To Work With Duran Duran

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has his eye on making a musical collaboration with '80s band DURAN DURAN. The ROCK YOUR BODY singer is currently arrangements for the follow-up to his successful solo debut album JUSTIFIED,...

Mtv Babe Hotel Rendezvous With Timberlake

Pop hunk JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE invited MTV UK presenter EMMA GRIFFITHS back to his London hotel suite after last week's (17FEB04) BRIT AWARDS, claim reports. The 'N SYNC singer was originally linked with English secretary...

Timberlake's Mystery Blondes

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE snuck two sexy blondes into his London hotel room after Tuesday's (17FEB04) BRIT AWARDS - while girlfriend CAMERON DIAZ was at home in Los Angeles. The pop hunk, who won Best International...

Darkness Shine At Brit Awards

Glam rockers THE DARKNESS have stormed the 2004 BRIT AWARDS in London tonight (17FEB04), picking up three awards for Best British Group, Best British Album and Best British Rock Act. Other big winners at...

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