Tag: Duran Duran

Duran Duran, Eurythmics, Pat Benatar among 2022 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

Duran Duran, Eurythmics, Pat Benatar among 2022 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this morning announced its Class of 2022 inductees, including Duran Duran, Eurythmics, Pat Benatar, Eminem and more.

Kate Bush, Duran Duran, Devo, Eurythmics among 2022 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

Kate Bush, Duran Duran, Devo, Eurythmics among 2022 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this morning unveiled 17 nominees for its Class of 2022, a field that includes Kate Bush, Duran Duran, Devo, Eurythmics and more.

Duran Duran’s John Taylor recovers from coronavirus: ‘We can and will beat this thing’

Duran Duran’s John Taylor recovers from coronavirus: ‘We can and will beat this thing’

Duran Duran bassist John Taylor today announced that he tested positive for the new coronavirus three weeks ago, and has since recovered from a mild case of COVID-19, an illness he described in a social media post as feeling like a “turbo-charged flu.” Read Taylor’s full statement right here.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: March 28-April 3, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: March 28-April 3, 2020

Our good friends at Strangeways Radio are putting together a new week-in-review video that will recap the news posted at Slicing Up Eyeballs and on the Strangeways site throughout the preceding week, hosted by Velvet Rebel. Watch the full episode right here.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: March 1-6, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: March 1-6, 2020

Check out the latest installment right here — this week’s episode covers news about the Depeche Mode Violator singles box set, Record Store Day releases from David Bowie, U2 and more, plus touring news from Echo & The Bunnymen and Duran Duran. Plus a countdown of the top 10 ’80s movie soundtracks.

Roxy Music at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Watch the induction, see the performances

Roxy Music at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Watch the induction, see the performances

Hugely influential art-rockers Roxy Music reunited — sans Brian Eno and Paul Thompson — onstage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies in Brooklyn on Friday night, treating fans to a six-song set in their first public performance since 2011. See it all right here.

Listen: Duran Duran’s ‘Girls on Film’ demo with early singer Andy Wickett released

Listen: Duran Duran’s ‘Girls on Film’ demo with early singer Andy Wickett released

Cleopatra Records a four-song Duran Duran demo recorded in 1979 and featuring early singer Andy Wickett on vocals, a collection that includes the original version of hit single “Girls on Film” and a song called “See Me Repeat Me” that later would be re-worked into the song “Rio.” Stream it here or buy the EP.

New releases: Duran Duran’s ‘Rio’ 2LP reissue, plus Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds CD reissues

New releases: Duran Duran’s ‘Rio’ 2LP reissue, plus Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds CD reissues

This week’s new releases include a new 2LP reissue of Duran Duran’s classic sophomore album Rio, plus new single-CD reissues from Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds (From Her To Eternity, The Firstborn Is Dead, Kicking Against The Pricks, Your Funeral… My Trial).

Linkage: Hear new covers of The Smiths, Echo & The Bunnymen, Duran Duran classics

Linkage: Hear new covers of The Smiths, Echo & The Bunnymen, Duran Duran classics

Check out recently shared covers of classic songs by Echo & The Bunnymen (“The Killing Moon”), The Smiths (“Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want”) and Duran Duran (“The Chauffeur”) by Lydia Loveless, Cloud Boat and Warpaint, respectively.

Duran Duran disavows use of ‘Hungry Like the Wolf’ in controversial Yoplait yogurt ad

Duran Duran disavows use of ‘Hungry Like the Wolf’ in controversial Yoplait yogurt ad

Duran Duran is acknowledging they’ve heard their fans’ “dismay” over the use of the band’s 1982 smash single “Hungry Like the Wolf” in a new TV commercial for Yoplait-brand yogurt, saying the group “does not support this usage of their music” and that the license was granted without the band’s knowledge.

Duran Duran preps blue ‘Is There Something I Should Know?’ 7-inch for Record Store Day

Duran Duran preps blue ‘Is There Something I Should Know?’ 7-inch for Record Store Day

Duran Duran today announced it will mark the 30th anniversary of the band’s first U.K. No. 1 single — “Is There Something I Should Know?,” released on March 9, 1983 — by reissuing the single as a limited-edition blue-vinyl 7-inch for Record Store Day, which this year falls on April 20.

Readers Poll 2012: Best compilations, box sets and live albums of the year

Readers Poll 2012: Best compilations, box sets and live albums of the year

Today we continue with more results from our Readers Poll 2012, this time counting down the Top 10 compilations, box sets and live albums, with titles from the likes of World Party, James, Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros, Roxy Music, The Specials, Skinny Puppy, Duran Duran and more.

Readers Poll 2012: Best live acts of the year

Readers Poll 2012: Best live acts of the year

We finish out the Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll 2012 by counting down your picks for the Top 10 live acts of the year, a list that includes The Jesus and Mary Chain, Peter Murphy, Dead Can Dance, The Fixx, The Cure, Bob Mould, Adam Ant, Duran Duran, New Order and Swans.

New releases: Pet Shop Boys, David Byrne, Tom Tom Club, Aztec Camera, English Beat

New releases: Pet Shop Boys, David Byrne, Tom Tom Club, Aztec Camera, English Beat

This week’s new releases include brand-new albums from Pet Shop Boys, David Byrne and St. Vincent and Tom Tom Club, plus reissues from The Stone Roses and Aztec Camera, a live CD/DVD of The English Beat’s US Festival performances, and best-ofs from Duran Duran and Propaganda.