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Simon Le Bon: 'Robin Thicke Made A Mistake With Blurred Lines'

Duran Duran star Simon Le Bon is convinced fellow singer Robin Thicke made a big mistake by releasing raunchy hit Blurred Lines, because he has been mistakenly labelled a "misogynist".Le Bon is adamant Thicke should...

Steven Tyler And Nick Rhodes Add Tributes To Lou Reed

Rocker Steven Tyler and Duran Duran co-founder Nick Rhodes are among the stars who have added their touching tributes to late music icon Lou Reed following his tragic death on Sunday (27Oct13).The former Velvet Underground...

Moby And Juliette Lewis To Cover Duran Duran Songs On New Album

Moby and actress/rocker Juliette Lewis have signed up to record Duran Duran covers for a new charity tribute album.Making Patterns Rhyme: A Tribute To Duran Duran will also feature contributions from Little Dragon, Warpaint and...

Nile Rodgers Praises Avicii's Songwriting

Nile Rodgers has praised Avicii as one of his ''favourite songwriting collaborators''.The Chic guitarist has been working with the chart-topping Swedish remixer-and-producer on tracks for his debut album 'TRUE' - which comes out in September...

Simon Le Bon To Judge Car Contest

Duran Duran star Simon Le Bon will be helping to select the most stylish cars at a top motoring festival in the U.K.The Rio hitmaker and his model wife Yasmin will be on the judging...

Nick Rhodes Now Living With His Model Girlfriend

Nick Rhodes, founding member and keyboardist of Duran Duran, has reportedly taken the next step in his relation with girlfriend Nefer Suvio, by moving in with her. The 51-year-old new wave rocker met his 32-year-old...

David Lynch's Duran Duran Concert Film Snapped Up At Cannes

Duran Duran's 2011 concert film, directed by David Lynch, has become one of the first big success stories of this year's (13) Cannes Film Festival.Arclight Films executives have snapped up the international rights to Duran...

John Taylor Cancels U.k. Festival Appearance

Duran Duran star John Taylor has cancelled his appearance at Britain's upcoming Latitude Festival to continue working on the band's new album.Taylor was due to perform a solo set at the Suffolk, England music event...

Simon Le Bon Mourns Death Of Sailing Pal Magnus Olsson

Duran Duran star Simon Le Bon is mourning the death of his close pal, Swedish sailing icon Magnus Olsson, following his death on Saturday (20Apr13).The 64 year old, famed for his participation in the offshore...

Roger Taylor Auctioning Off Private Drum Lesson

Duran Duran rocker Roger Taylor is helping to raise money for charity by auctioning off a private drumming lesson.The British musician has donated his time for The Asian Awards Auction, an online sale benefiting Aids...

Better Than The Beatles? Coldplay Top Radio 2 'Favourite Albums' List

Chris Martin can rest easy. It wasn’t an April Fool’s joke. It turns out that Radio 2’s listeners really do hold his band Coldplay in higher regard that the likes of The Beatles, the Rolling...

Nick Rhodes Rediscovered Side Project Album By Accident

Duran Duran star Nick Rhodes decided to revive his shelved side project Tv Mania after discovering the band's long lost album by accident.The keyboardist teamed up with former Duran Duran guitarist Warren Cuccurullo for the...

John Taylor Named Greatest Bassist Of All Time In New Poll

Duran Duran star John Taylor has been named the Greatest Bassist of All Time in a new poll.The British musician beat Rush's Geddy Lee and The Cure's Simon Gallup to claim the title in the...

Duran Duran Reflect On 1993 Album For 20th Anniversary

British pop icons Duran Duran have revisited their self-titled 1993 album and shared their memories of the record to mark its 20th anniversary.The band's seventh studio disc, also known as The Wedding Album because it...

Simon Le Bon Victim Of Christmas Present Theft

Duran Duran star Simon Le Bon is fuming after thieves broke into his car and stole his Christmas shopping.The singer's vehicle was targeted while it was sitting in a public car park in London and...

Kaiser Chiefs Founder Nick Hodgson Quits Band After 15 Years

Oh My God: Nick Hodgson Has Announced His Departure From The Kaiser ChiefsKaiser Chiefs drummer Nick Hodgson has quit the band after 15 years. The drummer, backing vocalist and primary songwriting announced the news on...

Simon Fuller Launches Parlophone Bid

Simon Fuller has launched a bid to buy Parlophone records.The manager and businessman behind 'American Idol' has partnered with Island Records founder Chris Blackwell to offer £350 million for the British label, after parent company...

Duran Duran Top Bond Theme List

Duran Duran's A View To A Kill has topped a new list of Bond themes.As cinemagoers and 007 fans around the world celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Bond film, Dr. No, editors at...

Adele To Sing The New James Bond Theme ‘Skyfall’

Adele is to join the ranks of the musical elite, having been chosen to sing the theme to the new James Bond movie “Skyfall”. The song, “Skyfall” which shares its name with the title...

Coldplay, Pink Floyd And Kylie Minogue To Be Dropped

Coldplay, Pink Floyd and Kylie Minogue are to be dropped by their label.Troubled British record company EMI is undergoing a £1.2  billion takeover by Universal Music Group, and the European Commission ruled today (24.09.12) it can...

John Taylor Revisits Childhood School

Duran Duran bassist JOHN TAYLOR struck a chord with pupils at his childhood school when he returned to open a new $323,000 (£200,000) music suite.The Rio hitmaker visited Trinity High School in his hometown of...

Adele Confirmed To Sing Bond Theme

Adele has recorded the theme for James Bond film 'Skyfall'.The singer has provided the official theme song for the latest instalment of the British spy thriller series, her first new music since multi-milllion selling second...

Duran Duran Take A Break Until 2013

British pop stars Duran Duran are taking an extended break until 2013 in the wake of Nick Rhodes' recent health scare.The keyboardist fell ill in August (12) while the band was on the road in...

Adele To Sing Closing Credits For James Bond?

Adele is rumoured to be recording a song for the new James Bond film.The 'Someone Like You' singer was spotted at Abbey Road studio earlier this month, where the soundtrack for 'Skyfall' is being produced,...

Simon Le Bon: 'Tour Cancellation Leaves A Big Hole'

Singer Simon Le Bon is devastated about the cancellation of the remaining dates on Duran Duran's world tour, insisting it "leaves a big hole".The Rio hitmakers axed the final run of concerts on their lengthy...

Nick Rhodes Pens Personal Apology To Fans

Sick Duran Duran star Nick Rhodes has issued a personal apology to fans for the cancellation of the remaining dates of their world tour, insisting there's nothing he loathes more than scrapping shows.The Rio hitmakers...

Duran Duran Axe Final Tour Dates Over Nick Rhodes' Illness

Duran Duran come undone! In sad news for fans of the veteran 80s pop group, they've been forced to cancel the final dates of their world tour because keyboardist Nick Rhodes remains too ill to...

Duran Duran Axe World Tour

British pop stars Duran Duran have axed the remaining dates of their world tour after keyboardist Nick Rhodes failed to recover from an illness.The band cancelled four U.S. shows over the last week after Rhodes...

Duran Duran Scrap Another Show As Nick Rhodes Battles Illness

British pop stars Duran Duran have axed another gig after doctors told keyboardist Nick Rhodes he is not yet well enough to get back on stage.The group axed two shows over the weekend (25-26Aug12), in...

Duran Duran Axe Show As Nick Rhodes Falls Ill

Rockers Duran Duran were forced to cancel their show in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Sunday (26Aug12) as keyboardist Nick Rhodes battled ill health.The Grammy winners were due to perform in Atlantic City at the Revel Ovation...

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