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Duran Duran announces album, tour

Duran Duran will release its first album of new material in nearly five years when Paper Gods hits store shelves September 18 in the United States (and September 11 outside of the United States.)

The disc, which was produced by Mark Ronson, Nile RodgersMr. Hudson, and Josh Blair, will include guest performances from Janelle MonaeLindsay LohanKiesza, and John Frusciante. 

The band will tour in support of the new album, its 14th, and first for its new label, Warner Bros. Records. The tour will kick off June 20 at the Solar Festival in Barcelona, Spain. The North American leg will kick off with an appearance in Riverhead, New York, August 5, and will wrap October 3, in Rancho Mirage, California.

The itinerary for the North American leg of Duran Duran's forthcoming tour follows:

August 5 - Riverhead, NY (The FOLD Festival )
September 20 - Morrison, CO (Red Rocks Amphitheatre)
September 23 -Puyallup, WA (Washington State Fair)
September 25 - Reno, NV (Grand Sierra Resort & Casino)
September 26 - Las Vegas, NV (Life Is Beautiful Festival)
September 27 - San Diego, CA (Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theater)
October 1 - Los Angeles, CA (Hollywood Bowl)
October 2 - Berkeley, CA (Greek Theatre)
October 3 - Rancho Mirage, CA (Agua Caliente Casino)

Written by Groovevolt