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May 23, 2017

His name was Moore, Roger Moore and the British actor was best known for playing the most iconic super spy of all, James Bond. Moore's family has announced today that the beloved actor has passed away after a battle with cancer, a trap even 007 couldn't escape.  More

Outside Lands 2016 Lineup: Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, Air, Grimes, Sufjan Stevens, and The Muppets

August 5 - 7 in San Francisco, Lineup Also Includes Beach House, Ryan Adams, Duran Duran, The Last Shadow Puppets, Foals, Peaches, Kevin Morby, Lana

Apr 05, 2016

Outside Lands have announced their 2016 lineup. The festival goes down August 5 - 7 at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. Highlights of the lineup include Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, Air, Grimes, Sufjan Stevens, Beach House, Ryan Adams, Duran Duran, The Last Shadow Puppets, Foals, Peaches, Kevin Morby, Lana Del Rey, DIIV, Big Grams, Julien Baker, Lionel Richie, Major Lazer, Jason Isbell, Lord Huron, Vince Staples, Years & Years, HÆLOS, POLIÇA, Ra Ra Riot, Rogue Wave, Caveman, Whitney, Miguel, and Chance the Rapper.  More

Jun 22, 2015

Last week Duran Duran announced their new albumPaper Gods, that features Janelle Monáe and Lindsay Lohan and the production work of Mark Ronson and Nile Rodgers.  More

Duran Duran Announce New Album Featuring Janelle Monáe, Mark Ronson, and Lindsay Lohan

Paper Gods Due Out September 18 via Warner Bros., "Pressure Off" Single Featuring Monáe Out This Week

Jun 15, 2015

Duran Duran have announced a new album that features Janelle Monáe and Lindsay Lohan and the production work of Mark Ronson and Nile Rodgers. The '80s New Wave icons will be releasing Paper Gods on September 18 in the U.S. (September 11 in the rest of the world) via Warner Bros. More

Listen: Austra – “American Science (Duran Duran Cover)”

Making Patterns Rhyme: A Tribute to Duran Duran is out July 15 on Manimal Vinyl

Jul 11, 2014

Austra has covered the Duran Duran song “American Science.”  More

Listen: Warpaint - “The Chauffeur” (Duran Duran Cover)

Featured on Upcoming Tribute Album Making Patterns Rhyme

Jun 17, 2014

Next month on July 15, Modern will release Making Patterns Rhyme: A Tribute to Duran Duran. More

Listen: Moby - “Rio” (Duran Duran Cover)

Tribute Album Out This Year

May 27, 2014

Later this year Manimal Vinyl will release Making Patterns Rhyme, a special tribute compliation honoring the work of Duran Duran. More

Duran Duran Announce U.S. Tour Dates

Back to the States In August

Mar 30, 2012

Set to embark on an extensive tour throughout South America and Europe in the coming months, Duran Duran have announced that they will be returning to the U.S. for another leg of shows in support of their most recent LP All You Need Is Now. More

Aug 02, 2011

Duran Duran have announced that they will be headlining a fall North American Tour, kicking off September 23 in Washington and ending October 29 in New Jersey. More

Apr 18, 2011

On the final day of the 2011 Coachella Music and Arts Festival, the big guns were all stacked up together. Almost in perfect sequence on various stages, Death From Above 1979, Trentemoller, Duran Duran, Ratatat, The Strokes, PJ Harvey and Kanye West were an excellent finale to this year's festival. More

Mar 23, 2011

For those of you who were too tired to make it through a number of opening monologues, celebrity chats, and your obligatory Top Ten List, yesterday featured a number of worthy performances on the late night circuit. More

Under the Radar Announces Winter 2011 Issue and Death Cab for Cutie Cover

Issue Includes Interviews with R.E.M., Bright Eyes, The Decemberists, Cut Copy, Jens Lekman, Okkervil River, Panda Bear, Lykke Li, Iron and Wine, Elbow, Duran Duran, Destroyer, and more

Feb 11, 2011

Under the Radar’s Winter 2011 issue is about to hit stands. The cover features Death Cab for Cutie, who gave writer Matt Fink insight into the band’s forthcoming album, Codes and Keys (due out in May). The issue also includes interviews with Bright EyesBritish Sea PowerThe DearsThe DecemberistsDestroyerThe DodosDuran Duran,ElbowIron and WineLykke LiR.E.M.TelekinesisToro Y MoiThe AntlersThe Big PinkCymbals Eat GuitarsEdward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Jens LekmanOkkervil RiverPanda BearVivian GirlsAnna CalviPorcelain Raft, Smith Westerns, Yuck, and more.

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Duran Duran Announce “All You Need is Now”

Band’s 13th Studio Album Produced by Mark Ronson

Nov 11, 2010

Duran Duran—they of infinitely great hair—have announced their thirteenth studio album, All You Need is Now. More



Reviews

Paper Gods

Paper Gods

Warner Bros.

Sep 16, 2015

It's easier than it should be to make fun of Duran Duran. Their 1980s heyday saw them churn out some of the greatest pop melodies of the era"Hungry Like the Wolf" is an all-time great, no matter what anyone says.  More

Coachella 2011 Day Three Report – Kanye West, Duran Duran, PJ Harvey, Twin Shadow, and more

Apr 19, 2011

Day three of Coachella 2011 was already the weakest day in terms of the lineup, so this year’s festival ended with more of a whimper. There were highlights, including some ’80s New Wave legends, and some dancing Danes. And then there was Kanye West. More

SXSW Day One Recap: Casiokids, Foster the People, Gayngs, Duran Duran

March 16th, 2011

Mar 17, 2011

Day one of my first go-around at the bacchic excesses that is SXSW, I had a very important realization: there are a lot of people here. Bars, restaurants, clubs—basically anywhere with a door—opens to let artists perform. The streets are, to put it mildly, peopled. Intellectually, I knew this.  Physically I’ve not only survived, but also enjoyed, in a variety of packed festival situations. But to borrow a parlance from my hometown of Los Angeles: dude.  Here’s the kicker, even with the sea of humanity, it is still quite possible to see quality bands up close and personal. SXSW, you have my heart. More

Big Thing (Ltd. Special Edition)

Big Thing (Ltd. Special Edition)

Capitol/EMI

Nov 02, 2010

1988's Big Thing is widely regarded as the worst Duran Duran album. But similar to Notorious, released two years earlier, the music on Big Thing sounds better now than it did 20 years ago. More

Notorious (Ltd. Special Edition)

Notorious (Ltd. Special Edition)

Capitol/EMI

Nov 02, 2010

Now that we're a few decades out from the often terrible but always fun musical landscape of the 1980s, it's easier to get some perspective on some of the era's biggest bands and biggest releases. More