Duran Duran announce US Summer 2012 Tour and LIVE DVD release

Duran Duran

Rock icons Duran Duran will be returning to North America for their Summer tour through the month of August in support of their latest album ALL YOU NEED IS NOW.

Original members Simon, John, Roger and Nick are joined by Dom Brown on guitar for the last time Stateside before they begin writing and recording their next studio album. Additional dates to be announced in the coming weeks - check duranduran.com for the most updated tour routing.

BT London Live @ Hyde Park July 27: Duran Duran, Snow Patrol, Stereophonics, Paolo Nutini

In celebration of the success of the 'All You Need Is Now World Tour,' Duran Duran will release a live DVD, CD and Blu-ray - 'A Diamond In The Mind' (Eagle Rock) in July 2012. The performance was filmed and recorded in the MEN Arena in Manchester, England on the band's 11 date UK arena run in December 2011. The Deluxe edition will include all three formats (the DVD, CD, and Blu-ray discs), plus a 20 page booklet and bonus features.

Trailer for Duran Duran's A Diamond In The Mind - video:

One of the most celebrated albums of the band's storied three-decade career, the nine-track digital-only version of ALL YOU NEED IS NOW hit #1 on the iTunes Albums Charts in 15 countries before the release of the 14-track LP earlier last year. Around the release of ALL YOU NEED IS NOW, produced by Mark Ronson, Duran Duran - garnered some of the best reviews they've ever had and graced the covers of many magazines around the world including Paper Magazine and Keyboard Magazine in the US. They were also all over America's television screens with performances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Ellen DeGeneres Show (twice!), Jimmy Kimmel Live and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

**WATCH the stunning video for "Girl Panic !" featuring Yasmin LeBon, Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Eva Herzigova and Helena Christensen below here on BandWeblogs.com.

Duran Duran - Girl Panic! video:

Duran Duran 2012 North American Tour Dates:

(Dates and information subject to change.)

August 2012

August 8 Saratoga, CA @ The Mountain Winery
August 9 Saratoga, CA @ The Mountain Winery
August 11 Costa Mesa, CA @ Pacific Amphitheatre – OC Fair
August 12 Tucson, AZ @ Anselmo Valencia Amphitheatre
August 15 Catoosa, OK @ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
August 17 Memphis, TN @ Memphis Botanical Gardens
August 18 Biloxi, MS @ Hard Rock Casino & Resort
August 19 Atlanta, GA @ Chastain Park Amphitheatre
August 21 Durham, NC @ Durham Performing Arts Center
August 24 Mashantucket, CT @ MGM Grand Theatre at Foxwoods
August 25 Atlantic City, NJ @ Ovation Hall
August 28 Kettering, OH @ Fraze Pavilion for the Performing Arts
August 29 Highland Park, IL @ Ravinia Festival

"…the unexpected breakout band of the year…" - Paper

"…a reminder of their immeasurable influence." (live review) - Spin.com

"Duran Duran played an impressively solid set that was musically crisp, playfully loose and stocked with a stellar set list. They have provided 30 years of memories, and clearly, the band isn't ready to stop creating them." (live review) - Atlanta Journal Constitution

"After three decades together, Duran Duran still causes hysteria…" (live review) - OC Register

Photo credit: Stephanie Pistel

Check duranduran.com for tour info and duranduranmusic.com for fan club pre-sale info.

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