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Duran Duran Are Heading To Ibiza For A Three-day Fan Experience

Duran Duran have announced the three-night Ibiza residency, 'Duran Duran: Touch The Sunrise'.Simon Le Bon and co will mark their 40th anniversary with the special experience over May Bank Holiday Weekend 2022, between April 29...

Duran Duran Weren't Always Friends

Duran Duran “didn’t start off as friends”.Singer Simon LeBon admitted his relationship with the rest of the band – which currently also includes Nick Rhodes, John Taylor and Roger Taylor – has changed a lot...

Brian May Thinks Queen Would Have Struggled In Today's Politically Correct World

Brian May thinks Queen would need to be more diverse in today's politically correct world.The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' guitarist was part of the iconic rock group with Roger Taylor, John Deacon and late frontman Freddie Mercury,...

Duran Duran Call Punk "Dull"

Duran Duran found punk music “dull”.The group - Simon LeBon, 63, Nick Rhodes, 59, Roger Taylor, 61 and John Taylor, 61 - said they once found the genre exciting but it became boring after...

Would Duran Duran Do A Hologram Tour Like Abba?

Duran Duran would be "quite happy" to be turned into holograms for a tour - once they've kicked the bucket.The 'Anniversary' hitmakers - who are currently locked in a fierce chart battle with Sir Elton...

Duran Duran Working On Biopic

Duran Duran are working on a Hollywood biopic.The British new wave band are in talks to make a movie about their remarkable career, with band members Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes and John and Roger...

Duran Duran Up For Glastonbury If They Get The 'Right Slot'

Duran Duran would play Glastonbury if they were offered the "right slot".The 80s' New Romantic icons - who have released their 15th studio album, 'Future Past', today (22.10.21) - would jump at the chance to...

Duran Duran Think Their Racy Music Videos Would Get Them 'Cancelled' Today

Duran Duran think their 1980s music videos would get them "cancelled" in today's climate.The 'Hungry Like A Wolf' hitmakers earned a reputation for their racy and glamorous promos but frontman Simon Le Bon has claimed...

Roger Taylor Says Brian May 'Suddenly Lost Interest' In New Queen Song With Adam Lambert

Roger Taylor has revealed Brian May "suddenly lost interest" in writing a new Queen song.The two members of the iconic rock band - which also featured John Deacon and the late Freddie Mercury - had...

Duran Duran Were 'At Each Other's Throats' Making New Album In Lockdown

Duran Duran were "at each other's throats" making their new album in lockdown.Frontman Simon Le Bon - who is joined by Nick Rhodes, John Taylor, and Roger Taylor in the group - has confessed he...

Roger Taylor Was 'Tempted To Laugh' At Freddie Mercury's First Singing Attempts

Roger Taylor and Brian May wanted to "laugh" the first time Freddie Mercury sang for them.The Queen musicians met at college in London in 1968 and the drummer and guitarist were originally in a band...

Queen Didn't Rehearse Bohemian Rhapsody

Brian May says Queen didn't rehearse their iconic hit 'Bohemian Rhapsody'.The iconic rock group's guitarist has revealed the 1975 track was practically cut straight to tape as his bandmates - late great frontman Freddie Mercury,...

Roger Taylor Releases Kt Tunstall Duet

Roger Taylor has released a new duet with KT Tunstall.The Queen drummer is set to release his first solo album in eight years, 'Outsider', on October 1, and the iconic sticksman has given fans a...

Brian May: Freddie Would Still Be In Queen

Brian May believes Freddie Mercury would still be playing with Queen if he were here today.The 'We Will Rock You' group's late frontman passed away in 1991 of bronchial pneumonia resulting from AIDS in 1991,...

Queen's Killer Paycheque: Iconic Rock Band Earn £100k A Day From Bohemian Rhapsody

Queen are raking in a whopping £100,000-plus a day from 'Bohemian Rhapsody'.Surviving band members, Brian May, 73, Roger Taylor, 71, and John Deacon, 69, and the estate of late frontman Freddie Mercury's bank balances have...

Roger Taylor Announces Solo Intimate Tour

Roger Taylor has announced a solo intimate tour.The Queen drummer is set to appear in a string of intimate shows across the UK, starting on October 2 at the O2 Academy in Newcastle and ending...

Queen To Re-release 1981 Greatest Hits Collection

Queen's 1981 'Greatest Hits' collection is being re-released to mark five decades of the iconic rock legends and the 40th anniversary of the LP.Upon its release, the album made history as the first and only...

Brian May: There's A Possibility Queen Might Not Tour Again

Brian May has warned "there's a possibility" Queen will never tour again.The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' hitmakers' tour with Adam Lambert was delayed until next year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the guitar hero has insisted...

Queen Working On New Music

Queen have been "trying things out" in the studio with Adam Lambert.The remaining members of the group, Brian May and Roger Taylor, have been performing live with the former 'American Idol' star for a decade,...

Roger Taylor Slams Brexit As 'Dreadful Retrograde Step' For Musicians And Crews

Queen's Roger Taylor has branded Brexit a "dreadful retrograde step" for musicians and their crews.The 71-year-old drummer is the latest musician to speak out on post-Brexit touring, after they were left out of the Brexit...

Roger Taylor Still Has 20-Foot Freddie Mercury Statue In His Garden

Roger Taylor still has his Freddie Mercury statue in his garden.The Queen drummer nabbed the memorial to his late bandmate - who was the frontman of the iconic rock band - for the grounds of...

Brian May Says Queen Thought Iconic Live Aid Set 'Went Ok'

Brian May says Queen had no idea how "epoch-making" their iconic Live Aid set would be.The ‘Don’t Stop Me Now' hitmakers’ guitarist has admitted that when he and his bandmates - late frontman Freddie Mercury...

Bohemian Rhapsody Named Best Song Of All Time

Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' has been voted the best song of all time.A poll completed by 2,000 Brits to mark the launch of the new Sony Walkman player found the rock legends' 1975 hit to be...

Roger Taylor Says Adam Lambert Has An Elvis Presley-like Aura

Roger Taylor thinks Adam Lambert has an Elvis Presley-like aura.The 70-year-old Queen star has heaped praise on Adam, describing him as a ''complete joy to work with'' and has even likened him to Elvis.Roger said:...

Queen Honoured With Royal Mail Stamps For Band's 50th Anniversary

Queen are being honoured with UK postage stamps to mark their 50th anniversary.The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' icons - made up of Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon and the late Freddie Mercury - will be immortalised...

Queen + Adam Lambert Release Charity Single You Are The Champions

Queen and Adam Lambert have released 'You Are The Champions' to raise funds for the WHO's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.The charity rendition of the rock legends' iconic 1977 hit 'We Are The Champions' got its...

Queen: Biopic Is 'Finally Happening'

Queen have confirmed their biopic is ''finally happening''.The rockers - comprised of Brian May and Roger Taylor, as well as past member John Deacon and the late Freddie Mercury - have announced that work on...

Queen To Headline 2016 Isle Of Wight Festival

Brian May and Roger Taylor will reteam with singer Adam Lambert for the big gig, which will serve as the band's debut performance at a U.K. music festival. Guitarist Brian May admits...

Adam Lambert Wants To Do Glastonbury

Adam Lambert wants to perform with Queen at Glastonbury.The 'Ghost Town' hitmaker has toured the world fronting the rock band since 2011 and now wants to perform with them at the iconic British festival following...

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...

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