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Andy Griffith Dead At 86

3rd July 2012

Andy Griffith, the venerated star of two television classics, The Andy Griffith Show and Matlock , died at his home in Dare County, North Carolina this morning at age 86. Griffith's death was announced by...

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Duran Duran Feared For Taylor's Life

31st August 2008

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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Duran Duran Unfazed By Taylor's Autobiography

1st August 2007

DURAN DURAN have extended their best wishes to ex bandmate ANDY TAYLOR for his upcoming tell-all autobiography. The guitarist has reportedly accepted a six-figure book deal to write a salacious account of life in the...

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Duran Duran Forced To Scrap Album After Taylor Departure

15th March 2007

DURAN DURAN were forced to scrap their new album after the departure of guitarist ANDY TAYLOR. Taylor walked out midway through the US leg of the British band's world tour in October (06), just as...

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Taylor's Split From Duran Duran Like A 'Divorce'

7th December 2006

DURAN DURAN rocker JOHN TAYLOR has likened the recent departure of guitarist ANDY TAYLOR to a "divorce". Andy walked out midway through the US leg of the British band's world tour in October (06), just...

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Guitarist Taylor Quits Duran Duran

26th October 2006

Guitarist ANDY TAYLOR has walked out midway through the American leg of DURAN DURAN's world tour, after a breakdown in relations with his bandmates Taylor, 45, will be replaced by a session musician for...

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Duran Duran To Make Movie

1st December 2005

Enduring British band DURAN DURAN are making a movie based on their prolific 25 years in the music industry - and they're not ruling out lead roles for Hollywood stars BEN AFFLECK and NICOLAS CAGE....

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Elton And Beyonce's Label Axes Jobs

10th October 2005

SIR ELTON JOHN and BEYONCE KNOWLES' record label Sanctuary has axed 175 jobs in a bid to cut costs. The cut represents a quarter of staff at the company - which music giant Warner...

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Tv Witch Statue Planned

28th April 2005

A statue of fictional witch and BEWITCHED TV star ELIZABETH MONTGOMERY could be erected in Salem, Massachusettes - the site of the notorious 17th century witch trials. Officials in the town are considering plans...

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Duran Duran In Turmoil After Taylor Quit

26th March 2005

LATEST: DURAN DURAN's reunion tour has been put to the ultimate test after guitarist ANDY TAYLOR left his bandmates to tour America without him. The rocker was forced to head back home to Britain...

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Taylor's Duran Duran Shock

1st March 2005

Rocker ANDY TAYLOR once showed up to a DURAN DURAN show even though he wasn't a member of the group anymore. The guitarist admits he joined the audience for a show in...

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Duran Duran Star Takes A Break

24th November 2004

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...

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Duran Duran Hit Varied Locations For Music Video

10th August 2004

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...

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Duran Duran Star Slams 'Joke' Cowell

12th December 2003

DURAN DURAN guitarist ANDY TAYLOR has accused music mogul SIMON COWELL of helping to ruin the music industry, labelling the sharp-tongued POP IDOL judge a "joke". The angry star - who extended his criticism...

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Power Station Drummer Tony Thompson Dies

13th November 2003

Drummer TONY THOMPSON, a one-time member of CHIC and the POWER STATION, died yesterday (12NOV03) - just a month after being diagnosed with renal cancer. The 48-year-old rocker became an in-demand session drummer after...

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Duran Duran Struggle To Land Record Deal

5th October 2003

Plans by 80s pop sensations DURAN DURAN to re-conquer the charts have hit an obstacle - they can't get a record label to sign them. The veteran five-piece have never split and after a...

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Stars Pay Tribute To Palmer

26th September 2003

Music stars have paid tribute to singer ROBERT PALMER, who died suddenly of a heart attack in Paris this morning (26SEP03). Two of the bands Palmer collaborated with - DURAN, DURAN and UB40 -...

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Duran Duran Together Again

29th May 2003

British pop legends DURAN DURAN are to perform together for the first time in 18 years. The 80s rockers will play a series of gigs later this year (03), starting with a Tokyo performance...

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