Tag: Duran Duran

Duran Duran cancels remaining dates of North American tour over Nick Rhodes’ health

Duran Duran cancels remaining dates of North American tour over Nick Rhodes’ health

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.

Yazoo singles, album cuts, mixes assembled on ‘The Collection’ double-disc set

Yazoo singles, album cuts, mixes assembled on ‘The Collection’ double-disc set

The all-too-brief early ’80s career of synthpop duo Yazoo — comprised of singer Alison Moyet and former Depeche Mode member Vince Clarke — will be anthologized next month on a new 2CD set called ‘The Collection,’ which assembles singles, cuts from the band’s two albums and both vintage and recent remixes.

Duran Duran’s ’80s output compiled on new 2CD collection ‘The Biggest and the Best’

Duran Duran’s ’80s output compiled on new 2CD collection ‘The Biggest and the Best’

Duran Duran next month will receive its first-ever double-disc best-of, the 34-track ‘The Biggest and the Best,’ which covers the years 1981 through 1989, collecting 20 of the band’s Top 40 hits as well as some “key album tracks” — while also omitting some pretty sizable hits from the band’s early ’90s renaissance.

New releases: English Beat, Mark Gardener & Robin Guthrie, Mission of Burma, Duran Duran

New releases: English Beat, Mark Gardener & Robin Guthrie, Mission of Burma, Duran Duran

This week’s new releases include a new 5CD box set and single-disc best-of from The English Beat, a new album from Mission of Burma (‘Unsound’), a single from Ride’s Mark Gardener and Robin Guthrie of Cocteau Twins, a new Bananarama CD/DVD best-of and the U.S. release of Duran Duran’s ‘A Diamond in the Mind.’

The Week in Rock: July 1-7, 2012

The Week in Rock: July 1-7, 2012

Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This edition includes items about Midnight Oil, The Stone Roses, John Lydon, This Mortal Coil, The Specials, Pet Shop Boys, World Party, Mission of Burma, The Smiths and more — plus the latest Auto Reverse mixtape.

Video: Duran Duran, ‘Planet Earth’ (Live) — from ‘A Diamond in the Mind’ concert film

Video: Duran Duran, ‘Planet Earth’ (Live) — from ‘A Diamond in the Mind’ concert film

The new Duran Duran concert CD/DVD/Blu-ray ‘A Diamond in the Mind’ is out this week in the U.K. and arrives next week in the U.S., and while the band put out a fairly uneventful video teaser back in April, here’s the first full track issued from the live film: a performance of classic hit ‘Planet Earth.’

New releases: Duran Duran live album/film, plus Bronski Beat, Communards reissues

New releases: Duran Duran live album/film, plus Bronski Beat, Communards reissues

This week’s new releases include the U.K. edition of ‘A Diamond in the Mind,’ the new concert CD and live Blu-ray and DVD filmed on the band’s 2011 tour, plus expanded reissues of three Jimmy Sommerville albums, including the debut by Bronski Beat (‘The Age of Consent’) plus both Communards records (‘Communards,’ ‘Red’).

The Week in Rock: June 3-9, 2012

The Week in Rock: June 3-9, 2012

This week’s Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines include news about The Cure, The Stone Roses, Pixies, The Cult, The Mission, Killing Joke, Bob Mould, Meat Puppets, Budgie, Morrissey, Dinosaur Jr, Madness, Sonic Youth, Peter Gabriel and PiL — plus our latest Auto Reverse mixtape for your downloading pleasure.

Rhino debuts new ‘Single Notes’ eBook series with titles on Duran Duran, CBGB’s scene

Rhino debuts new ‘Single Notes’ eBook series with titles on Duran Duran, CBGB’s scene

Rhino Records is branching out into the literary world with today’s debut of ‘Single Notes,’ a new eBook series that kicks off with Binky Philips’ story of how his band, The Planets, became a ‘CBGB almost-was’ and Lyndsey Parker’s memoir of unabashed Duran Duran fandom.

The Week in Rock: April 22-28, 2012

The Week in Rock: April 22-28, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about My Bloody Valentine, The Smiths, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Depeche Mode, The Cult, The Charlatans, Duran Duran and Men Without Hats — plus a new Peter Gabriel live CD giveaway.

Duran Duran reveals tracklist, cover art for ‘A Diamond in the Mind’ live CD/DVD/Blu-ray

Duran Duran reveals tracklist, cover art for ‘A Diamond in the Mind’ live CD/DVD/Blu-ray

Duran Duran has released the full tracklist and cover art for its upcoming live package “A Diamond in the Mind,” set for release in the U.K. on July 2 on all-region DVD and Blu-ray, in addition to a deluxe edition that features the 19-song concert film on both formats in addition to a bonus CD with 14 of those songs.

The Week in Rock: April 1-7, 2012

The Week in Rock: April 1-7, 2012

This week’s roundup of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about The Cult, Billy Bragg, Ultravox, The Wedding Present, Duran Duran, Peter Gabriel, Morrissey, John Doe and Exene Cervenka, and Fad Gadget — plus a new Auto Reverse mixtape.

Video: Trailer for Duran Duran’s ‘A Diamond in the Mind’ — live DVD, CD due this summer

Video: Trailer for Duran Duran’s ‘A Diamond in the Mind’ — live DVD, CD due this summer

With the their comeback extending into a second summer of touring, the revived Duran Duran has announced plans to release a new live DVD and CD called ‘A Diamond in the Mind,’ recorded last December at a tour stop in Manchester, England. No other details of the project, but you can check out the trailer here.

The Week in Rock: March 25-31, 2012

The Week in Rock: March 25-31, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about New Order, Duran Duran, The Stone Roses, Ultravox, Peter Hook, Nine Inch Nails, The Cure, Lee Ranaldo, Killing Joke, ‘Dance Craze,’ Echo & The Bunnymen’s Will Sergeant, The Cult, Dreams So Real and Soundgarden.