Having already canceled three concerts this week over Nick Rhodes’ health, Duran Duran tonight scrapped the final three North American dates of its two-year world tour in support of All You Need Is Now — a trek that already suffered significant disruption last year when frontman Simon Le Bon lost his voice and was unable to perform.
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Duran Duran will return to American shores this August for another round of dates in support of ‘All You Need Is Now’, with at least a dozen shows scheduled so far — some of which are set for such off-the-beaten-path destinations as Kettering, Okla., and Mashantucket, Conn.
As 2011 quickly winds to an end, we’re happy to roll out our fourth and final days’ worth of results from our second-annual Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll, in which nearly 500 of you cast ballots for your favorite music of the year. Today, we bring you the big one: The best albums of 2011.
Today we roll out the third of four days’ worth of results from our second-annual Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll, in which nearly 500 of you cast ballots for your favorite new, reissued and freshly compiled music of the year. This time, it’s your Top 10 singles of the year.
Long known for their supermodel-filled ’80s videos, Duran Duran takes it a step further in their new nine-minute, Jonas Akerlund-directed “short film” for All You Need is Now single “Girl Panic!” by casting Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Eva Herzigova and Helena Christensen as the band’s members.
Today, apparently, is Duran Duran Appreciation Day 2011, and to mark the occasion, the band is offering a free download of a brand-new 7½-minute club version of ‘All You Need’ Is Now track ‘Other People’s Lives,’ resurrecting its tradition of cutting longer ‘Night Versions’ of songs for the dancefloor.
After months of cancellations due to Simon Le Bon’s vocal problems, Duran Duran on Tuesday rolled out a 24-date tour that will bring the band back to North America this fall — dates that would have followed the band’s most recent round of scrapped concerts.
As a ‘thank you’ to fans who’ve put up with the band’s recent spate of tour cancellations, Duran Duran over the weekend posted a free download of its nine-song concert for contest winners at RDS Radio in Rome, Italy, on May 12.
Over the past two weeks, Duran Duran has performed on ‘The Tonight Show With Jay Leno,’ ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show,’ ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ and ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.’ Watch all of those performances right here.
This week’s new releases include the belated physical release of Duran Duran’s ‘All You Need Is Now,’ new albums from The Human League and John Foxx, The Pet Shop Boys’ ‘The Most Incredible Thing’ ballet score, a Soundgarden live album and a new Aztec Camera best-of.
Promising ‘a larger tour later in the year,’ Duran Duran today began rolling out a series of North American club and theater dates throughout April on either side of its appearance at Coachella — with additional shows still to be announced.
Duran Duran finally will issue its new album ‘All You Need Is Now’ in physical formats — CD, vinyl and a CD/DVD “Deluxe Edition’ package — on March 22 in North America, with up to six new songs added to the original nine-song tracklist, depending on which format you buy.
On Thursday night, Duran Duran played the first of only three U.S. concerts scheduled so far this year, joining an unlikely combo of Kid Rock and Jason Derulo at the NFL Pepsi Super Bowl Fan Jam in Grand Prairie, Texas. See video here.
Duran Duran today announced that they’ll follow their just-announced appearance at California’s Coachella festival with an 11-date U.K. arena tour in May and early June — a trek the band’s billing as ‘the start of a world tour that will last well into 2012.’