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Duran Duran 'Are Motivated By Past Successes'

Duran Duran feel ''motivated'' by their past successes.The new wave/synthpop band formed in 1978 and have enjoyed incredible success through their history, which according to Roger Taylor, has continued to inspire them through the latter...

John Taylor: 'Rolling Stones' Retirement Will Spark Mass Music Exodus'

The bassist credits the veteran rockers with setting a high standard for other groups because they are still touring the world more than 50 years after they formed in 1962. However, John...

Duran Duran See Themselves In One Direction

Duran Duran say One Direction remind them of themselves. The English rock legends believe the 'Little Things' hitmakers - who recently announced their decision to take an extended hiatus after five years of unstoppable pop...

Duran Duran Don't Miss Sex Symbol Label

Duran Duran don't miss the sex symbol label.The band was formed over 30 years ago and insisted they are happy that as they get older there is more focus on their music rather than their...

Pianist John Taylor Dies After Onstage Heart Attack

Taylor, aged 72, was performing at the Saveurs Jazz Festival in Segre, France on Friday when he suffered the scare. He was resuscitated shortly afterwards but died later in hospital on Saturday.The festival organisers tell...

Duran Duran Want Kanye West For Bond Theme

Duran Duran want Kanye West to do the next James Bond theme.The 'Hungry Like The Wolf' hitmakers have suggested the 38-year-old musician should follow in Adele's footsteps by rapping the theme to the forthcoming James...

Lindsay Lohan Confirmed For Duran Duran Lp

Lindsay Lohan will feature on Duran Duran's new album.The 'Mean Girls' actress, who released her debut record 'Speak' in 2004, has recorded with the band for their 14th LP, 'Paper Gods', alongside other artists including...

Duran Duran And Kasabian Win O2 Silver Clef Awards

Duran Duran and Kasabian have won O2 Silver Clef Awards.The 'Girls On Film' hitmakers have been announced as the recipients of the highly coveted Spotify Lifetime Achievement Award, honouring their 37-year career during which they...

Duran Duran Sign Record Deal

Duran Duran have signed an album deal with Warner Bros. Records.The world-renowned band - featuring Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor and Roger Taylor - have announced their 14th album is scheduled to be...

Duran Duran To Play Intimate Show For War Child

Duran Duran and Bastille will play at tiny music venues to support War Child in February.The 'Girls On Film' hitmakers are just one of the acts announced for the Passport Back To The Bars week...

Duran Duran Sue Fan Club

Duran Duran are suing their own fan club.The 'Girls on Film' hitmakers have filed a $40,000 lawsuit against Worldwide Fan Clubs (WFC) for failing to deliver on several agreements in a contract signed in 2010.WFC...

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...

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...

John Taylor Hated Magazine Wedding Deal

Rocker John Taylor was baffled by his ex-wife Amanda Decadenet's decision to sell the photo rights to their wedding, and hated seeing their nuptials splashed across the pages of a magazine.The Duran Duran star married...

Loneliness, Shyness And Too Much Time Led John Taylor To Drugs

DURAN DURAN star John Taylor turned to drugs and alcohol at the height of the band's fame in an effort to cope with the demands of meeting fans and life on the road.The bass player...

Duran Duran's Nick Rhodes Dating Again

Duran Duran's Nick Rhodes has a new girlfriend.The 50-year-old musician is dating Italian beauty Nefer Suvio - who is 18 years his junior - and says he fell head-over-heels for her when he first glimpsed...

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...

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...

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...

Simon Le Bon Back To Full Health

Duran Duran singer Simon Le Bon is now back "right on top of his fitness" after the band's cancelled performances. The group had to pull out of a number of European dates this summer due...

Duran Duran Postpone Tour

Duran Duran have postponed their European tour due to frontman Simon LeBon's ongoing voice problems. The group - made up of Simon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor and Roger Taylor - have been forced to cancel...

Duran Duran Rediscover Edge

Duran Duran have become "edgy" again on their new album. The group's frontman Simon Le Bon feels they have recaptured the essence of the band's very first albums on latest LP 'All You Need is...

Japan Bassist Mick Karn Dies

Japan bassist Mick Karn has died aged 52.The Cypriot musician, who revealed in June last year that he had been diagnosed with advanced-stage cancer passed away at his home in London yesterday (04.01.11).A statement on...

Mark Ronson's Haircut Mishap

Mark Ronson had no luck with haircuts when he was younger.The 'Bang Bang Bang' hitmaker - who unveiled a new platinum blonde look this week - recounted how he tried his best to model himself...

Duran Duran To Record Soccer Song

Duran Duran are set to record an unofficial World Cup song for the England soccer team.The group - made up of Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor and Roger Taylor - have approached the...

Taylor To Play Applegate's Ex On U.s. Tv

DURAN DURAN hunk JOHN TAYLOR is to play breast cancer survivor CHRISTINA APPLEGATE's ex-boyfriend on her hit new TV show SAMANTHA WHO. The British pop star, who is a longtime pal of the actress, jumped...

Duran Duran Feared For Taylor's Life

DURAN DURAN rocker ANDY TAYLOR once feared bandmate JOHN TAYLOR would bleed to death after falling on a broken bottle during a drugs binge. The band was staying in a hotel in San Francisco in...

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