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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...

Stereophonics: 'Music And Sport Go Hand In Hand'

Stereophonics' Kelly Jones thinks ''music and sport go hand in hand.'' The 'Dakota' singer is excited about the Olympics in London and although many people are complaining about it now, he knows when it starts,...

Duran Duran Needed Age Of Consent Written Down On Tour

Duran Duran's tour bosses had to write down the age of consent wherever they travelled to ensure the group didn't get arrested. The 'Ordinary World' rockers - made up of singer Simon Le Bon, bassist...

Duran Duran's John Taylor Still Works To Stay Sober

Duran Duran star John Taylor faces a daily test of his willpower to stay sober years after kicking a serious drug habit, insisting the addictions are "still there".The bassist admits life during the band's 1980s...

Duran Duran Regularly Alerted To Local Age Of Consent On First U.s. Tour

British pop stars Duran Duran tried to avoid running in trouble with the law during their drug and sex-fuelled heyday by having their U.S. tour managers notify them of the age of consent in each...

Stereophonics' Two-part Album

Stereophonics will release a new album in two parts.The 'Traffic' hitmakers have been working in the studio and have enough material for two records, so are planning to bring out the songs at two different...

Duran Duran Stars Open Up About Dark Days During Le Bon's Vocal Rehab

Duran Duran almost split last year (11) amid frontman Simon Le Bon's vocal issues, which prompted the pop supergroup to scrap an entire European tour.The Rio singer completely lost his voice as the band was...

Duran Duran Worried Career Could Be Over After Vocal Damage

Duran Duran worried their career could be over when Simon Le Bon lost his voice.The 'Ordinary World' rockers feared their touring days could be over when the singer damaged the muscles controlling his vocal chords...

Mel C: I Hope Spice Girls Are Acknowledged At Olympics

Mel C says that she won't be happy if the Spice Girls are snubbed by The London 2012 Games ceremony director Danny Boyle.Her comment comes as Olympic organisers released a playlist for the opening event...

Simon Le Bon Still Baffled By Jubilee Gig Snub

Duran Duran star Simon Le Bon would rather not speculate about why his band wasn't invited to perform at Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee concert in London earlier this month (Jun12), but he's still disappointed...

Duran Duran Angry About Jubilee Snub

Simon Le Bon is angry about being snubbed for the Diamond Jubilee concert.The Duran Duran frontman was ''underwhelmed'' by the concert line up to celebrate 60 years of Queen Elizabeth on the throne and upset...

Simon Le Bon Upset Over Jubilee Gig Snub

Simon Le Bon has voiced his frustration after his band Duran Duran was left out of Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee concert on Monday (04Jun12).The biggest acts in British music, including Sir Elton John, Annie...

Amanda De Cadenet: 'I Wasn't A Fan Of Duran Duran'

Socialite-turned-photographer and TV presenter Amanda De Cadenet has poked fun at ex-husband John Taylor's music in a new interview, revealing she was glad she no longer had to listen to Duran Duran after the couple...

Pop Sensation Mcfly Confirmed To Play Free Concert At Bt London Live's 'Super Saturday'

British pop sensation Mcfly are confirmed to be playing a free set at BT London Live's 'Super Saturday' (August 4th) in Hyde Park. Mcfly, who rose to fame in 2004 with band heartthrobs Danny Jones,...

Russell Watson Furious Over Olympics Snub

Celebrated English tenor Russell Watson is furious he won't be part of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games celebrations in London, insisting he deserves to be there just as much Duran DuranThe British pop group will...

Robin Gibb's Heartfelt Deathbed Tribute To Maurice

Robin Gibb's last words saw him pay a touching tribute to his late twin brother Maurice.The Bee Gees singer lost his long battle with colon and liver cancer on Sunday night (20.05.12) and paid tribute...

John Travolta Praises 'Wonderful' Robin Gibb

John Travolta has described the late Robin Gibb as one of the most ''wonderful people'' he'd ever met.The Bee Gees singer lost his long battle with colon and liver cancer yesterday (20.05.12) and John is...

Duran Duran And Tony Blair Pay Tribute To Robin Gibb

Duran Duran, Liam Gallagher and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair have all paid tribute to the late Robin Gibb.Pop stars, politicians and public figures have all offered their condolences after the Bee Gees star...

Donna Summer Dead At 63: Music Loses Its First Lady Of Disco

The legendary disco singer Donna Summer has passed away, at the age of 63. After a lengthy battle with lung cancer, Summer passed away in Florida. She had reportedly been trying to keep the extent...

Sir Tom Jones To Headline London Olympics Show

Sir Tom Jones is to headline a huge free concert for the London Olympics.The 'It's Not Unusual' singer will perform in the city's Hyde Park on July 28, the first day of the games.The concert...

Simon Le Bon Undergoing Therapy For Twisted Knee

Duran Duran singer Simon Le Bon has twisted his knee following a concert in Argentina over the weekend (05-06May12).The Wild Boys hitmakers performed shows in Buenos Aires on Friday (04May12) and Saturday (05May12) as part...

Kelly Jones Ready For Night Out With Gig

Kelly Jones is looking forward to ''a night out'' at the BT London Live concert.The Stereophonics frontman has been working hard on new music so he and his bandmates Richard Jones, Javier Weyler and Adam...

Organisers Slammed For 'Duran Duran' Olympics Booking

Duran Duran will headline the London Olympics opening concert, but their booking has promoted bemusement from some music fans and celebrities. The 80's chart-topping group will headline the July 27, 2012 show, which will also...

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