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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...

Duran Duran Plan New Album

Duran Duran are planning a new album for 2014. Bassist John Taylor has confirmed the 'Ordinary World' rockers - also made up of singer Simon Le Bon, drummer Roger Taylor and keyboardist Nick Rhodes -...

Duran Duran Always Fight

Duran Duran ''argue all the time''. The 'Rio' hitmakers - who are made up of singer Simon Le Bon, bassist John Taylor, drummer Roger Taylor and keyboardist Nick Rhodes - don't often see eye-to-eye but...

Duran Duran Will Always Play Their Hits

Duran Duran will always play their most classic tracks when they perform.The 'Rio' hitmakers - Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor and Roger Taylor - believe they owe it to fans to perform their...

British Stars Rock London To Mark Olympic Opening

British artists Duran Duran, Snow Patrol, Stereophonics and Paolo Nutini took to the stage in London on Friday night (27Jul12) to play a massive gig to mark the opening of the 2012 Olympic Games.The concert...

Paolo Nutini To Kick-start Hyde Park Olympics Concert

A special Olympic concert will take place in Hyde Park today, to celebrate the start of the 2012 Olympics. The show will coincide with Danny Boyle's elaborate opening ceremony, which will be shown on big...

Roger Taylor: 'Duran Duran Deserve Place At Olympics Gig'

Drummer Roger Taylor has defended Duran Duran's inclusion in an all-star Olympics concert showcasing the best of the U.K. music scene, insisting the band has "worked hard enough" over the years to represent England.The pop...

Blur's 'Sarcastic' Album

Graham Coxon says Blur's 'Parklife' album was ''sarcastic''. The singer-songwriter doesn't understand why people regard their third studio album as a ''celebration of Englishness'' as the lyrics in the title song - written about their...

Blur's 'Sarcastic' Album

Graham Coxon says Blur's 'Parklife' album was ''sarcastic''. The singer-songwriter doesn't understand why people regard their third studio album as a ''celebration of Englishness'' as the lyrics in the title song - written about their...

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