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Duran Duran Scrap Another Show As Nick Rhodes Battles Illness

British pop stars Duran Duran have axed another gig after doctors told keyboardist Nick Rhodes he is not yet well enough to get back on stage.The group axed two shows over the weekend (25-26Aug12), in...

Duran Duran Axe Show As Nick Rhodes Falls Ill

Rockers Duran Duran were forced to cancel their show in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Sunday (26Aug12) as keyboardist Nick Rhodes battled ill health.The Grammy winners were due to perform in Atlantic City at the Revel Ovation...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Duran Duran To Perform At Olympics Concert

Duran Duran, Snow Patrol, Paolo Nutini and Stereophonics are to headline a special Olympics opening ceremony concert.The four acts have been chosen to perform at the BT London Live Opening Ceremony Celebration Concert in Hyde...

Duran Duran Announced For Olympics Gig, To General Disappointment

Duran Duran have been announced to headline the forthcoming London Olympics concert. It's been a bit of a farce from day one, and with the Olympic organisers at one point attempting to ask The Who...

Le Bon Shares Successful Marriage Secrets

Duran Duran star Simon Le Bon has credited "compromise, promises and presents" for his successful 26-year marriage to wife Yasmin, insisting couples often "give up too easily" on their relationship.The singer wed the model in...

M.i.a. Has Bizarre Tour Rider

M.I.A.'s tour ride includes "three female extras for each show" who must wear "full covered burkas".The 'Paper Planes' hitmaker's bizarre backstage request demanded each of the girls must be "between 20 and 25 years old"...

Amber Le Bon's Traditional Christmas

Amber Le Bon has a "traditional family" Christmas.The model - whose parents are Duran Duran star Simon Le Bon and model Yasmin Le Bon - says she and her loved ones celebrate the festive season...

Coldplay's Topless Video

Coldplay's new video will be full of topless women. The band have been filming a clip for their next single 'Charlie Brown' in London this week, and had advertised for female extras, offering them £100...

Duran Duran Joined By Mark Ronson At The O2

Duran Duran were joined on stage by Mark Ronson at London's The O2 last night (12.12.11).Frontman Simon Le Bon paid tribute to the producer for his work on their recent album, 'All You Need is...

Raunchy Duran Duran Video Banned

Duran Duran's 'Girl Panic' video has been banned for being too raunchy. The nine-minute film - which features supermodels Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Eva Herzigova, Helena Christensen and Yasmin Le Bon posing as the band...

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