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This past Saturday, one of the overwhelming bright spots on the Life Is Beautiful lineup was Duran Duran. It was the promise of seeing an iconic synth-pop group, and it was the promise of a Saturday night spent in Vegas hearing still-indelible classics like “The Reflex” and “Rio” and “Hungry Like The Wolf” live. Upon… More »

A brief timeline of the past week inside the bizarre media Bermuda Triangle that is Taylor Swift, Ryan Adams, and Father John Misty:… More »

By 1982, twenty full years after the initial British Invasion, the time-honored model of sending gifted, handsome young blokes across the Atlantic to plunder the hearts and wallets of English-mad America had begun to show signs of fraying. Warhorses like the Who and the Stones remained major draws, and the Police were continuing their slow… More »

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Watch Duran Duran & Eagles Of Death Metal Play “Save A Prayer” Together

Eagles Of The Death Metal, the duo of Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme and his comrade Jesse Hughes, covered Duran Duran's "Save…
Peter Helman | November 1, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Duran Duran – “Pressure Off” (Feat Nile Rodgers & Janelle Monáe) Video

Duran Duran's fourteenth studio album, Paper Gods, was released back in September and features an impressive list of collaborators. Janelle Monáe, Nile Rodgers, and Mark…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 21, 2015 - 4:36 pm

Watch Duran Duran Bring Paper Gods To Kimmel

Just like U2 but less painstakingly so, Duran Duran have been making whatever their music can be classified as for more than 30 years and…
Cady Siregar | October 16, 2015 - 3:41 pm

Stereogum At Life Is Beautiful 2015: Toyota Den Portraits

Stereogum attended Life Is Beautiful in Downtown Las Vegas over the weekend, where we hosted more than a dozen acts with Spin and Vibe in…
Stereogum | September 28, 2015 - 5:35 pm

Life Is Beautiful 2015 Brought Weezer, Duran Duran, Stevie Wonder & More To Downtown Vegas

Life Is Beautiful has the makings of a unique festival, the kind that would be tempting to choose over some of the usual suspects (e.g.,…
Ryan Leas | September 28, 2015 - 3:01 pm

Artist Portraits From Life Is Beautiful 2015

Life Is Beautiful took over Downtown Las Vegas this past weekend, with headlining sets from Stevie Wonder, Kendrick Lamar, and Imagine Dragons. Snoop Dogg, Duran…
Stereogum | September 28, 2015 - 12:37 pm

Watch Duran Duran Perform “Pressure Off” On Fallon

While Run The Jewels and TV On The Radio were making magic over on Colbert, Duran Duran were doing whatever they do on Fallon. Their…
James Rettig | September 16, 2015 - 9:57 am

Stream Duran Duran Paper Gods

Later this week, '80s new wave greats Duran Duran will drop Paper Gods, their 14th album. For this one, the band linked up with many…
Tom Breihan | September 8, 2015 - 10:34 am

Duran Duran – “Last Night In The City” (Feat. Kiesza) (Stereogum Premiere)

Duran Duran's upcoming 14th album, Paper Gods, is filled to the brim with featured players. So far, we've heard cuts with Janelle Monáe and Nile…
James Rettig | August 27, 2015 - 10:53 am

Duran Duran – “What Are The Chances”

Duran Duran's fourteenth album, Paper Gods, comes out next month. So far, we've heard three tracks from it: the Janelle Monáe and Nile Rodgers-featuring lead…
James Rettig | August 21, 2015 - 12:02 pm

Duran Duran – “You Kill Me With Silence”

Duran Duran will release their 14th studio album, Paper Gods, in September, and today the Daily Beast shared the LP's third single, "You Kill Me…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 13, 2015 - 4:08 pm

Duran Duran – “Paper Gods” (Feat. Mr. Hudson)

Duran Duran are putting out their fourteenth studio album, Paper Gods, this fall, which is insane. We hadn't gotten a taste of the album since…
Grace Birnstengel | August 10, 2015 - 5:19 pm

Watch Duran Duran, Janelle Monáe, & Nile Rodgers Perform “Pressure Off” Live For The First Time At Fold Fest

Over the past two days, Nile Rodgers' FOLD Festival took place at Martha Clara VIneyards in Long Island. Headlining the second day was Duran Duran,…
James Rettig | August 6, 2015 - 3:47 pm

Duran Duran – “Pressure Off” (Feat. Janelle Monae & Nile Rodgers)

A few days ago, legendary '80s band Duran Duran announced Paper Gods, their fourteenth studio album and their first in five years. They've assembled an…
Peter Helman | June 20, 2015 - 1:12 pm

Eagles Of Death Metal’s ZIPPER DOWN Has Wild Artwork, Duran Duran Cover

Eagles Of Death Metal, the duo of Jesse Huges and Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme, haven't given us a new album since…
Tom Breihan | June 17, 2015 - 11:07 am

Duran Duran Announce Paper Gods LP Feat. Nile Rodgers, Mark Ronson, Janelle Monáe, John Frusciante, Kiesza, Lindsay Lohan

Duran Duran have announced that their fourteenth studio album Paper Gods -- their first record since 2010's All You Need Is Now -- will be…
James Rettig | June 15, 2015 - 12:45 pm

Karen O, Sky Ferreira, Duran Duran, And A Dozen More Artists Paid Tribute To David Lynch (And Die Antwoord Heckled The Whole Time)

Amongst the shabby, shuttered vaudeville theaters that line Broadway in Los Angeles, the Theatre at Ace Hotel burns bright. A line stretched from the theater…
Molly Bergen | April 2, 2015 - 11:05 am
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