How did 2016 shake out for the members of Duran Duran? Read below!
Event of the Year
– Brexit in the UK and the US Presidential Election (tie).
Album(s) of 2016
– Bob Marley’s LEGEND. I re-discovered the album this year, and it brought me back to my youth. I also loved David Bowie’s BLACKSTAR album.
Movie(s) of 2016
– The two that I saw this year were “Eye in the Sky” starring Helen Mirren and “The Revenant”… read more
Just wanted to thank you all for the incredible support this year – both for us and the Paper Gods album. It’s been an amazing ride and we really look forward to the continuation of the journey in 2017.
Have a fantastic holiday break and very happy and healthy New Year.
Simon, Nick, Roger & John
Holiday Greeting from Simon
Holiday Greeting from Nick
Holiday Greeting from Roger
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Duran Duran Announce Spring Tour Dates for 2017
Multi-Platinum Superstars Will Perform Alongside The Weeknd, and Metallica at All Three Lollapalooza Shows in South America
Additional US Dates Added In Support Of Current Album Paper Gods
December 13, 2016 – (Burbank, CA) – Duran Duran continue a world tour in support of their current album Paper Gods with a series of Spring 2017 dates. The multi-platinum band will… read more
Just announced! Duran Duran will be performing two shows at Agua Caliente Resort in California on March 17th and 18th, 2017. Shows in Dallas, Houston, Miami, Atlanta during this same general time frame will be announced in the New Year. During the same time period the band will be playing three South American Lollapalooza dates:
March 26 Autodromo, de Interlagos, Sao Paolo, Brazil Lollapalooza Brazil
April 1 Hippodrome… read more
So Hate Is…who are you guys?
We are an Italian project born in February 2016: our aim and desire is to re-arrange Duran Duran songs with a heavy metal twist. Our first Duran Duran tribute album has been released in May 2016 for Secret Sound Records and it is called is Big Metal Thing: Vol.1
How did you come up with the band name?
The band name came up to Frank F, our singer. …So Hate Is
is a play on words that is identical, in… read more
Nick is currently in the studio with the Bloom Twins edging closer to completing work on their debut album. The girls will be playing their last show for 2016 on December 13th at Nambucca in London. On this day they will also celebrate the release of their new video for the song ‘Set Us Free’. For ticket information click here
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DURAN DURAN STATEMENT: HIGH COURT COPYRIGHT JUDGMENT
London, 2 December 2016: Members of the iconic band Duran Duran were deeply disappointed to learn of today’s judgment, concerned as they are for the implication for their songwriting peers around the world.
Currently, publishers in the UK can benefit from the global success of some of their songwriters from the very beginning of their careers… read more
Duran Duran released its fourth studio album, Notorious, in November 1986. Stylistically, the Nile Rodgers-co-produced LP was a departure for the U.K. band, one that paired funk, soul and R&B flourishes—sharp horns, corrugated bass lines and falsetto crooning—with a radio-friendly, contemporary production sheen. Standouts include the sleek “American Science” and the strutting, crisp “So… read more
Visual artist Tim Wakefield created this limited edition artwork from sound waves captured in audio of Duran Duran’s “Hungry Like the Wolf”. Each canvas is signed by the band with proceeds going to War Child UK. Available here
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November 22nd, 2016 – (Burbank, CA) – Duran Duran bassist John Taylor and drummer Roger Taylor collaborated with at-risk youth from the charity Road Recovery to produce, mix, and record an original dance-rock song, “No Rewind,” which premieres today on RollingStone.com. The song is available to purchase exclusively at CrowdRise through a download-for-donation campaign. All proceeds… read more
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Simon, Nick, John, Roger & Nile sat down last week to discuss the 30th anniversary of the band’s 4th studio album, NOTORIOUS. Listen to the oral history here
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