When Duran Duran's international fame rose to near-hysteric heights in the early '80s, it was the British band's harnessing of the then-new music video medium that gave it an edge. Time has advanced,

When Duran Duran's international fame rose to near-hysteric heights in the early '80s, it was the British band's harnessing of the then-new music video medium that gave it an edge. Time has advanced, and so has the group. Now the five members have inserted their characters, or avatars, into cyberspace, via the "Second Life" virtual reality game, becoming the first major act to do so. With a new Epic album release expected in early 2007, keyboardist Nick Rhodes says the band is at home in the digital world.

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