Welcome to the October D Blast. Lots of exciting news!
* Simon celebrated the 25th episode of WHOOOSH! with a live radio show on Friday, October 9. If you didn’t make it, the show was recorded and added to Spotify. Oh – and WHOOOSH! now has its on page on the DD website!.
* Don’t forget, Duran Duran is proudly participated in National Album Day UK, releasing a double white vinyl of their eponymous debut album in October. Read more about the release dates and how to order the album.
* The guys each weighed in on what PAPER GODS meant to them on the fifth anniversary of the album’s release. Read what they had to say here.
* More amazing new additions to the Duran Duran Web Shop! Be sure to visit duranduranofficialstore.com to see all the new gear including BIG THING items, an “Oh Duran” line and the 1980 time capsule! (link)
* If you are a member of the Fan Community, you will have heard John’s first Kafe since the Spring, read an amazing Q&A with drummer Steve Ferrone and won some cool items from our giveaways! Paid members will have access to pre-sale tickets for the weekend in Ibiza on Saturday, October 10th at 10am local venue time. Members should login and click the pre-sale page for information. If you are not a member now is a great time to JOIN. A BRAND-NEW GOLD package will be available soon and now that we have begun scheduling performances again members will get access to pre-sale tickets and VIP packages. Make sure your membership is up-to-date!
* As John mentioned in the last Kafe, and Simon stated on WHOOOSH!, the band has resumed work on their forthcoming album. Watch this space, because when we have news, you will have news!!!