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Duran Duran Rediscover Edge

22nd March 2011

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...

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Duran Duran Forced To Re-work 'Nightmare' Album

21st March 2011

Duran Duran have opened up about problems they suffered making their Red Carpet Massacre album, insisting the "whole project" turned into a "nightmare" after label bosses forced them to re-work the record with Timbaland.The musicians...

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Duran Duran Fan Frenzy Closed Times Square

21st March 2011

Duran Duran were once trapped in New York's iconic Times Square for hours - because police closed the area to control their screaming fans.The band was playing a gig at The Video Shack in their...

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The Things They Say 20853

21st March 2011

"He couldn't breathe. Divers went to rescue him. It was awful. I'll never forget it." Simon Le Bon had a brush with death while filming Duran Duran's Wild Boys video - and it haunts choreographer...

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Foo Fighters Dave Grohl Launches Attack On Glee

18th March 2011

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has hit out at the comedy-drama series Glee and its creator Ryan Murphy.Foo Fighters lead singer Dave Grohl has launched a scathing attack on Glee creator Ryan Murphy and claims...

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Sxsw - Sxsw Plays Host To Duran Duran At Stubbs

18th March 2011

SXSW played host to Duran Duran as the 80's pop-rock group kicked off their world tour on Wednesday.Sxsw, the music festival in Austin, Texas, was the scene for Duran Duran's first gig of their current...

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Duran Duran Kick Off Comeback At South By Southwest

17th March 2011

Duran Duran kicked off their 2011 world tour with one of their most intimate gigs in years at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas on Wednesday night (16Mar11).Announcing "the name of this band...

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Fascinating Fact 11099

15th March 2011

Duran Duran are the only act to score a number one with a James Bond movie theme. A View to a Kill topped the U.S. charts in 1985.

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Duran Duran & David Lynch Team Up For Concert Spectacular

14th March 2011

Duran Duran have recruited maverick moviemaker David Lynch to direct their upcoming Unstaged concert in Los Angeles for a live stream to fans across the world.The Rio hitmakers will take to the stage at the...

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Duran Duran Set For Tv Special

1st March 2011

DURAN DURAN have landed a one-off U.K. TV special, which will see the rockers perform their greatest hits and reminisce about their lengthy career.The stars will sing a selection of their favourite tracks from the...

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Eminem And Arctic Monkeys To Headline V Festival

1st March 2011

Eminem and Arctic Monkeys will headline this year's V Festival.The 'Not Afraid' rapper tops the bill alongside the 'I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor' rockers at this year's event, which takes place across...

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Duran Duran Get Style Honour

25th February 2011

DURAN DURAN have been honoured for their stylish image during Milan Fashion Week ahead of a special concert in the city.The Rio hitmakers travelled to Italy to play a show, but got a surprise from...

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Mark Ronson Writes First Film Score

25th February 2011

Mark Ronson is scoring the film 'Arthur'.The 35-year-old producer was hired by the Hollywood remake's producers to helm the soundtrack after being recommended by leading man Russell Brand.Mark - who has produced tracks for Amy...

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Kid Rock Set To Rock Super Bowl Jam Tonight

3rd February 2011

KID ROCK is set to perform at the 2011 Pepsi Super Bowl Fan Jam tonight (3rd February 2011)KID ROCK, the 40-year-old American singer, will take to stage at the Verizon Theatre in Texas tonight, to...

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Amber Le Bon Ignores Mother's Modelling Advice

2nd February 2011

Amber Le Bon refuses to take modelling advice from her mother.The 21-year-old beauty - daughter of Duran Duran star Simon Le Bon and supermodel Yasmin Le Bon - is enjoying huge success as a model...

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Coachella 2011 Announce Lineup Featuring Kanye And The Strokes

19th January 2011

COACHELLA 2011 will be headlined by KANYE WEST, THE STROKES, ARCADE FIRE and KINGS OF LEON after the festival announced its official line-up last night (19th January 2011). Guitar bands will dominate the stages at...

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Coachella 2011 Line Up Revealed

19th January 2011

Kanye West, Arcade fire, The Strokes and Kings Of Leon have been announced as headliners for Coachella 2011. The Californian festival has released its official line up today (19.01.11) and leans toward a guitar heavy...

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Nile Rodgers Battling Cancer

17th January 2011

Chic guitarist Nile Rodgers is fighting cancer.The 58-year-old musician, who has worked with David Bowie and Duran Duran, revealed he had "disappeared" because of the illness which was diagnosed with in October. He wrote on...

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Mark Ronson Produces 'Eerie' Album

17th January 2011

Mark Ronson wanted to make an album with Black Lips because they both like "spooky, eerie and ghostly" sounds.The producer - who has recently worked with Duran Duran and Boy George, as well as releasing...

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Le Bon's Street Brawl In France

6th January 2011

DURAN DURAN singer SIMON LE BON is a Wild Boy at heart - he knocked out a motorist during a vicious street fight in the South of France.The clean-cut Rio hitmaker was enjoying a stroll...

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The Things They Say 19697

6th January 2011

"I loved that Reverend and The Makers track, Heavyweight Champion of the World. I was watching the speedway on Sky Sports and they put that track on. I went, 'This is fantastic, it sounds like...

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The Things They Say 19685

5th January 2011

"I can't keep my bl**dy clothes on in the summer. My kids keep telling me to put my swimming trunks on." DURAN DURAN singer SIMON LE BON is a fan of naturism.

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Le Bon's Rio Suit Stolen

5th January 2011

DURAN DURAN singer SIMON LE BON no longer has the iconic suit he wore in the promo for the band's hit RIO - it was stolen by a mystery thief.The group famously danced onboard a...

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Japan Bassist Mick Karn Dies

5th January 2011

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...

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The Things They Say 19635

29th December 2010

"We are genuinely known as the ultimate party band." SIMON LE BON on DURAN DURAN's legacy.

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Le Bon Celebrates 25th Wedding Anniversary

28th December 2010

DURAN DURAN star SIMON LE BON celebrated his 25th wedding anniversary with his wife YASMIN on Monday (27Dec10), insisting he's "lucky" they have such a good relationship.The singer started dating the model after he saw...

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Rhodes Has Newfound Confidence In Future Of Duran Duran

20th December 2010

DURAN DURAN star NICK RHODES has a renewed confidence in the future of the flamboyant Eighties pop band, insisting superproducer MARK RONSON has breathed new life into their music to last for at least another...

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Le Bon Turns The Air Blue On U.k. Tv

17th December 2010

DURAN DURAN star SIMON LE BON provoked an apology from a TV presenter on Friday (17Dec10) when he let slip a four-letter word during a live show.The Rio hitmaker was being interviewed on panel show...

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Duran Duran 'Thank God' For Ronson Help

13th December 2010

DURAN DURAN rocker ROGER TAYLOR is convinced MARK RONSON saved the band from disappearing out of the charts - because he helped the 80s hitmakers "rediscover" their sound.The superproducer was brought in to the studio...

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Bob Geldof Blasts Christmas Single

29th November 2010

Bob Geldof has blasted charity single 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' as one of the "worst songs ever".The former Boomtown Rats singer and charity campaigner co-wrote the festive staple - which was recorded by a...

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