Nick Rhodes

Born Jun 8, 1962

Nick Rhodes is an English musician, is best known as the keyboardist of the pop rock band Duran Duran. Rhodes is the youngest band member. He has also released albums with Arcadia in 1985 (a Duran Duran side-project), as well as The Devils in 2002 with Stephen Duffy.… Read More

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  • Duran Duran’s New Album Produced By Nile Rodgers, Mark Ronson & Mr Hudson, Will Feature Kiesza
    Idolator - Mar 27, 2015
  • Steven Tyler And Nick Rhodes Add Tributes To Lou Reed Starpulse.Com
    Google News - Oct 28, 2013
  • Duran Duran Founder's Lost Side Project Revealed
    Huffington Post - Feb 08, 2013
  • Christian Josi: Being Jt: Duran Duran's John Taylor Lays It All Out In New Memoir
    Huffington Post - Oct 14, 2012


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1962 Birth Born on June 8, 1962.


1978 16 Years Old Bates left school in 1978 at the age of sixteen, and founded Duran Duran with schoolfriends Stephen Duffy (vocals), John Taylor (who then played lead guitar), and Simon Colley (bass). … Read More
1979 17 Years Old As the band coalesced into its final line-up in 1979-80, Duran Duran started playing at a local Birmingham club called "The Rum Runner". … Read More


1982 20 Years Old Rhodes met Julie Anne Friedman (heiress to the Iowa, USA Younkers Department Store fortune) at a yacht party while on an American tour in 1982, and married her on 18 August 1984. They have one daughter together, Tatjana Lee Orchid (born 23 August 1986). After a brief separation and an attempt to reconcile, they filed for divorce in 1992. … Read More
1983 21 Years Old In early 1983, he discovered the band Kajagoogoo and co-produced their debut single Too Shy which became a UK no.1 (prior to any of Duran's singles reaching no.1). … Read More
1985 23 Years Old With his bandmates Simon Le Bon and Roger Taylor, Rhodes formed the side project Arcadia while Duran Duran was on hiatus in 1985. … Read More
1986 24 Years Old The band never toured and was dissolved when Duran Duran regrouped in 1986.


1999 37 Years Old In 1999, Rhodes reunited with Duran Duran's original vocalist, Stephen Duffy, to create new music based on some of the earliest Duran music the two had written together. … Read More


2004 42 Years Old In 2004 he produced British-based pop group Riviera F for their debut EP International Lover, published on Pop Cult/Tape Modern (Rhodes & Stephen Duffy’s label).
2011 49 Years Old In November 2011, Rhodes received an Honorary Doctorate of Arts degree from the University of Bedfordshire, for his services to the music industry. … Read More


2013 51 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In March 2013, he released the TV Mania side project with ex-Duran Duran guitarist Warren Cuccurullo. … Read More
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