Latest Duran Duran Stories
By Linda Kennedy MAMMA MIA! is having children. A new generation of me-too musicals is on its way. There's a Monkees musical. A Barry Manilow musical. Somewhere, I fear, Simon le Bon, Nick Rhodes and any Taylors left are pondering upon "Rio", a musical featuring the songs of Duran Duran.
By ALAN POOLE WITH a dozen studio albums to sample, Duran Duran are not exactly short of material as they set out on a four-date UK dash next week.
With the increasing popularity of Second Life, the 3D online virtual community, many artists and musicians are hoping that virtual fame can be translated into actual fame in the real world.
By Lars Brandle LONDON (Billboard) - Veteran British pop/rock outfit Duran Duran has no desire to slow down. Despite cruising well past their 25th anniversary as a recording entity, the members of the quintet are raring to hit the road again.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The 1980s pop group Duran Duran is trying to repackage itself as a band for the 21st century, using a virtual reality Web site, in what it says is a promotional first.
By Lars Brandle LONDON (Billboard) - A quarter century after first crashing sales charts worldwide, Duran Duran's two founders are releasing a compilation that pays homage to the band's influences.
By Jeffrey Goldfarb LONDON (Reuters) - The music industry has a new scapegoat for its revenue problems: album cover art.
By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Wrinkly rockers never die, they just docharity gigs. Teenage pop fans hoping to hail their heroes at Saturday'sLive 8 concerts are in for a rude awakening when headline actshit the stage.
- In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.