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July D-Blast!

Welcome to your July D-Blast! Well…. We’ve been busy! If you haven’t been online at all since our last D-Blast you may have missed that: Duran Duran’s forthcoming album is called PAPER GODS and you can pre-order it on the Warner Brothers online store, iTunes and/or Amazon! Paper Gods will be out on September 18th in the US and September 11th in Europe and the rest of the world. Duran Duran’s first single, PRESSURE… read more


Passport Back to the Bars Film airing this weekend in UK

Duran Duran and other acts are featured in the War Child PASSPORT BACK TO THE BARS short film. The 7 minute film features all the acts involved in this terrific charity endeavor that raised money for War Child. Wednesday 1st July, 9am – O2 makes the film available to O2 Priority customers for a 72 hour exclusive. Saturday 4th July, 9am – O2 Academy TV will host the film and War Child’s YouTube channel will host… read more


Duran Duran to perform for the Ambassador of the United States

Duran Duran has been invited by the Ambassador of the United States in England to perform at a special event to celebrate the 239th anniversary of the Independence of America. The Ambassador lives in London at the biggest private residence outside of Buckingham Palace, and the band is very excited to have been asked to perform as it’s a huge honour. America has been a great friend to Duran Duran and they can’t… read more


Duran Duran Announce Full Details On Upcoming New Album Paper Gods

DDPaperGods DUE SEPTEMBER 18TH IN THE U.S., PAPER GODS WILL BE RELEASED IN FOUR CONFIGURATIONS, INCLUDING A DELUXE EDITION WITH BONUS TRACKS AND AS A DELUXE LP BOX SET June 29th, 2015 — Burbank, CA — Multi-platinum superstars Duran Duran have announced more details about their upcoming new studio album, Paper Gods, which will be released in the U.S. on September 18th and in the rest of the world on September 11th through Warner… read more


Duran Duran’s PAPER GODS iTunes Pre-Sale

Pre- order Duran Duran’s ‪PAPER GODS on iTunes and get an instant download of “Pressure Off” featuring Janelle Monáe & Nile Rodgers [produced by Nile, Mark Ronson & Mr Hudson!] Click here!! DDPaperGodsread more


Band statement about Killarney

For the past couple of days we have been working to accommodate changes to the circumstances surrounding the band’s appearance on Sunday at the Killarney festival, in Ireland – learning first that there had been an unexpected move to a new location and then this evening that the event had in fact been cancelled completely. In a statement issued to us by the promoter just prior to 10 pm GMT tonight the band were told:… read more


Fan Community Excerpt: Allen Addington Q&A

In one of the most interesting (and educational) the Duran Duran Fan Community Q&As we’ve done, Chicago based artist Allen Addington takes us through his journey of sketching pencil drawings of Duran Duran band members for girls at school to his own art shows at major Galleries. He has a fan in Nick Rhodes! When did you first get in to Duran Duran? It was August 1982 and I was 12 years old. I turned on channel 39… read more


Listen to Duran Duran’s “Pressure Off”

Listen! to the new Duran Duran single “Pressure Off” featuring Janelle Monáe​ & Nile Rodgers​ (co-produced by Nile & Mark Ronson) from the band’s forthcoming album, Paper Gods read more


Birthday Message from John

What is it about June 20 that always gives me such a tingly feeling? It used to be something about gifts waiting under the bed…now it’s more of a feeling of impending doom… I’m having a laugh. I actually can’t think of a better way to spend June 20, 2015 than to be in Barcelona, Spain and to have a massive gig to play at the Sonar Festival that night. Wow! I got my wish! Thanks for all the kind birthday… read more


Duran Duran Monthly Collector’s Corner: June

DURAN DURAN’S PAGEANT OF THE TRANSMUNDANE Sometimes the world of collecting Duran Duran can lead away from the beaten path of records, magazines and posters. As you’ll see, there are some spectacular items out there that defy classification! Let’s start strong with one of the strangest: this Duran Duran condom was sold on the 1993 tour, for concertgoers who wanted a little more bang for their souvenir… read more


Duran Duran US/UK Tour Public On Sale

On Sale is Local Market Time 06/20 Barcelona, Spain Sonar by Night Festival – ON SALE NOW 06/27 The Hague, Netherlands Night At The Park – ON SALE NOW 06/28 Kerry, Ireland Killarney Festival – ON SALE NOW 08/05 Riverhead, NY FOLD Festival – ON SALE NOW 08/06 Bethlehem, PA Musikfest – ArtsQuest Center – ON SALE 19 June 10a 09/01 Ibiza Heart at the Ibiza Gran Hotel – TBA 09/05 Gibraltar… read more


Duran Duran Announce Title & Release Date of Upcoming New Album

Screen Shot 2015-06-15 at 9.04.43 AM FIRST SINGLE IS “PRESSURE OFF,” FEATURING JANELLE MONÁE Album due September 18th In The U.S. From Warner Bros. Records and September 11th In All Other Territories Multi-Platinum Band Announce U.S. & U.K. 2015 Tour Dates Burbank, CA — Multi-platinum superstars Duran Duran will release their 14th studio album, Paper Gods [artwork below] in the U.S. on September 18th and in the rest of the world on September… read more




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