DURAN DURAN kick off North American tour in Everett, WA – Photos/Words
Duran Duran kicked off their North American tour near Seattle in Everett, WA, at the ComCast Arena on September 23. I was there. Of course, where else would I be? But did it live up to the hype in my tiny brain? Check the (point n’ shoot) pics and read the words.
On the Subject of DURAN DURAN and “All You Need Is Now”
Track by track breakdown of the new Duran Duran album “All You Need Is Now”, released today on iTunes. I also digress heavily and talk about Simon Le Bon and John Taylor on Twitter, and wrote this whole thing while high on painkillers and hunched over. Only for Duran Duran, man. Only for Duran Duran.
REWIND: Interview with Duran Duran’s John Taylor, 1995
Duran Duran’s bassist, John Taylor, turns 50 years old today. When I imagined this day, I also imagined I’d be flying around with jetpacks. Here’s a REWIND to 1995, a revealing cassette-taped interview with John Taylor in which JT discusses getting fucked up, being pissed off, lacking in humility, how the band have changed and the disaster covers album “Thank You.”
For Those About to Rockberry
When you care enough to take pictures with whatever phone you’ve got on you. These are Rockberry photos. Some of the finest musical moments caught in crappy 1600×1200 pixel glory. Enter your passcode? Emergency call? No, I JUST WANT TO TAKE A BLOODY PHOTO!
Welcome to The Backstage Rider
“Another town another place, Another girl, another face, Another truce, another race, I’m eating junk, feeling bad, Another night, I’m going mad, My woman’s leaving, I feel sad, But I just love the life I lead, Another beer is what I need, Another gig my ears bleed, We Are The Road Crew”