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FanCommunity Q&A Excerpt with Amy Vachon!

Holy moly, we love Amy Vachon! She is, as one would say, an unsung hero (in the DD crew). She works with the Fan Community and has become a trusted, diligent and fun member of our gang. Read this excerpt from Amy’s Q&A! How did you get into the glamorous world of rock n’ roll? I got my start in an all-female band called ‘Catfight’ here in Chicago, networked with other musicians in different bands… read more

Duran Duran “Face for Today” Selfie Update

Thank you so much to all the Duran Duran fans who responded to our call for ‘Face For Today’ selfies! We appreciate your efforts getting creative and sending such great photos our way. Unfortunately, when the band’s tech team began working on piecing together the video screen footage, many of the photos became pixelated, causing the images to appear very distorted on the big screens. Though we don’t… read more

Duran Duran Venture into Virtual Reality

Happy Duran Duran Appreciation Day 2017! To commemorate #DDAD17, Duran Duran decided to release two recently recorded videos, “Paper Gods” & “Hungry Like the Wolf.” Both songs were filmed in Oakland, CA on July 7th using 360 cameras, which allows the viewer to experience them in virtual reality! Here are a few tips to maximize your 360-degree viewing experience: View the Virtual Realityread more

Anna Ross Q&A Excerpt

Each month the Duran Duran Fan Community posts a Q&A with a person who is some how associated with the band. Last month, we spoke to Anna Ross, who is more than just an ‘associate,’ she is one of the live voices of onstage Duran! What is the inspiration behind the album FIRST DAY? The inspiration is about doing that thing you’ve always been meaning to do in life but never got around to. I’d always been… read more

Duran Duran Confirm Two Shows in Japan

It has been 35 years since their first tour of Japan and nearly a decade since their last shows in the country, and now Duran Duran are back! Touring around the world with their new album, “Paper Gods,” as well as performing many of their greatest hits at sold out shows night after night, the band has just confirmed 2 shows in Tokyo & Osaka! Their show at Tokyo’s famed Nippon Budokan will include Chic featuring… read more

Duran Duran in Hawaii, July 16, 2017

There aren’t many more firsts for this band, but July 16, 2017 will be their first concert performance in Hawaii at the Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall! Coincidentally, Duran Duran’s 1st performance with the classic 5 member lie-up (Simon/John/Nick/Roger/Andy) at the Rum Runner in Birmingham was also on July 16 (1980). #Aloha #DuranDuranHI #duranduran #papergodsontour FullSizeRender 2read more

Q&A with Poppy from the Blue Marine Foundation

Hi Poppy! Tell us a little bit about yourself I’ve worked at the Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) for the past two and a half years. My role is fairly broad: I organise BLUE’s events, including our London to Monaco Cycle, manage our Join BLUE membership scheme, oversee our social media accounts, marketing and communications. I have a passion for wildlife and conservation and my favourite sea creature is the Vaquita… read more

Anna Ross’s “First Day”!

Our own Anna Ross is about to release her debut album, FIRST DAY, and the single, also called “First Day,” and co-written by Simon, is available now! You can BUY the “First Day” single on iTunes and LISTEN on Spotify! WATCH three different “First Day” trailers: First Day opening trailer First Day mid song trailer First Day chorus trailer PRE ORDER the “First Day”… read more

Ann Le Bon

Upon the passing of Ann Marie Le Bon last week, we have received lots of inquiries about where to send flowers or donations. With much gratitude and love, Simon and the Le Bon family have suggested that, as an alternative to sending flowers, a donation be made to The Royal Trinity Hospice in the name of Ann Marie Le Bon. The team at the hospice went above and beyond during the last days of Ann’s life. Their care, respect… read more

Birthday Message from Dom

Dear All, I’m writing this on a gorgeous hot sunny day on a beautiful beach in Ibiza as I decided to sneak away for a few days with Martha this year for my birthday. My kids are with their grandparents and apparently behaving very well 😉 It’s been a good year for many reasons including some great touring and shows with DD. My faves include my first visit and performance in Nashville, the Apollo NY, Cancun in Mexico, the… read more

Statement from Simon regarding Modena Cento Ore

It is with a sad heart I tell you that yesterday I had to leave the Modena Cento Ore early.News from home meant I had to cut short the rally & head back to London to be with my mother & rest of the Le Bon family. I want to express my gratitude to the rally orgainsers, all especially to Luigi – who has managed to create a motoring event which is top class. It is super competitive, but all done with a great spirit of friendship,… read more

Duran Duran #rio35 – an oral history

Duran Duran recently sat down with Richard Blade to discuss the making of their seminal album RIO, released on May 10, 1982. Here they go through the 9 tracks that for many became the soundtrack of the 1980s. read more

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