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.
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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.
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.
‘We’re the Kids in America,’ the third chapter of BBC Four’s ‘How the Brits Rocked America: Go West,’ features interviews with John Lydon, Robert Smith, Elvis Costello, Jim Kerr, Ian McCulloch, New Order’s Stephen Morris and Peter Hook, Adam Ant, Bob Geldof, Duran Duran’s Nick Rhodes and John Taylor, and many more.
One-man electropop outfit Cassettes Won’t Listen — aka Brooklyn’s Jason Drake, who last fall released his own version of Duran Duran’s ‘Ordinary World’ and has remade songs by The Cure and INXS — returns with another cover of an ’80s alt classic: the Pixies’ ‘Hey.’ Stream it here.
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.
The reunited New Order — featuring keyboardist Gillian Gilbert, but not bassist Peter Hook — apparently will perform in the U.S. for the first time in nearly seven years next March as part of the lineup of the electro-centric Ultra Music Festival in Miami.
Our round-up of the past week’s highlights on Slicing Up Eyeballs includes posts about Duran Duran, Big Country, Peter Gabriel, Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo, Pet Shop Boys, R.E.M. and Brian Eno, Morrissey, Killing Joke and The Stone Roses — plus our free November mixtape.
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.
This week’s headlines on Slicing Up Eyeballs included posts about about Hüsker Dü, Sonic Youth, The Mission, Big Country, New Order, Robyn Hitchcock and much, much more, plus news on how to score a free Slicing Up Eyeballs sticker.
Cassettes Won’t Listen is no stranger to ’80s alternative fare, having covered, in recent years, The Cure’s ‘Let’s Go to Bed’ and INXS’s ‘Need You Tonight. Now comes a brand-new cover of Duran Duran’s early ’90s comeback smash, ‘Ordinary World.’
Mission frontman Wayne Hussey this fall will release an album with All About Eve lead singer Julianne Regan featuring ‘strange and interesting interpretations of already loved songs alongside new songs’ — including covers of Depeche Mode, Duran Duran and David Bowie.