Duran Duran, Fear Factory ...

Duran Duran: Although founding member John Taylor may have left to pursue a solo career, '80s-pop poster boys Nick Rhodes and Simon LeBon have continued to use the name Duran Duran for their latest pop effort. Augmented by former Missing Persons guitarist Warren Cuccurullo, Rhodes and LeBon will jaunt around the U.S. this summer and are scheduled to release an album sometime this year.

Duran Duran Tour Dates:

Aug. 6-7; Chicago, Ill.; House of Blues

Aug. 8; Atlantic City, N.J.; Superstar Theatre

Aug. 10; Clarkston, Mich.; Pine Knob Music Theatre

Aug. 12; Holmdel, N.J.; P.N.C. Bank Arts Center

Aug. 13; Mashantucket, Conn.; Foxwoods Casino

Aug. 14; Boston, Mass.; BankBoston Pavilion

Aug. 15; Wantagh, N.Y.; Jones Beach Amphitheatre

Aug. 17; Bristow, Va.; Nissan Pavilion

Aug. 19; Robinsonville, Miss.; Horseshoe Casino

Aug. 20-21; Biloxi, Miss.; Grand Casino

Aug. 22; Dallas, Texas; Starplex Amphitheatre

Aug. 24; Atlanta, Ga.; Chastain Park Amphitheatre

Aug. 26; Charlotte, N.C.; Blockbuster Pavilion

Aug. 27; Myrtle Beach, S.C.; House of Blues

Aug. 28; Lake Buena Vista, Fla.; House of Blues

Aug. 29; Sunrise, Fla.; Sunrise Musical Theatre

Aug. 31; Denver, Colo.; Fillmore Auditorium

Sept. 2; Concord, Calif.; Concord Pavilion

Sept. 3; Universal City, Calif.; Universal Amphitheatre

Sept. 4; Las Vegas, Nev.; Hard Rock Hotel – The Joint

Sept. 5; Portland, Ore.; Waterfront Park

Fear Factory: With a recent cover of Gary Numan's New Wave hit "Cars" bringing in more mainstream fans, this fearsome foursome will bring their potent mix of death-metal and industrial techno to various cities across the country. Fear Factory's most recent album Obsolete continues the theme of humanity at odds with technology, explored on previous releases.

Fear Factory Tour Dates:

Aug. 6; Norfolk, Va.; Boathouse

Aug. 8; Portland, Ore.; Portland Meadows

Aug. 10; Philadelphia, Pa.; Electric Factory

Aug. 11; Pittsburgh, Pa.; Metropol

Aug. 12; Cincinnati, Ohio; Bogart's

Aug. 13; Columbus, Ohio; Polaris Amphitheater

Aug. 14; Noblesville, Ind.; Deer Creek Music Center

Aug. 16; Washington, D.C.; 9:30 Club

Aug. 17; Worcester, Mass.; Palladium

Aug. 18; New York, N.Y.; Roseland

Aug. 19; Cleveland, Ohio; Odeon Concert Club

Aug. 21; Maryland Heights, Mo.; Riverport Amphitheatre

Aug. 22; St. Paul, Minn.; Roy Wilkins Auditorium

Aug. 23; Milwaukee, Wis.; Modjeska Theatre

Aug. 24; Chicago, Ill.; Riviera Theatre

Aug. 25; Detroit, Mich.; Harpo's

Aug. 27; Kansas City, Mo.; City Market

Aug. 29; Colorado Springs, Colo.; Colorado Music Hall

Aug. 30; Denver, Colo.; Ogden Theatre

Aug. 31; Salt Lake City, Utah; DV8

Sept. 2; San Francisco, Calif.; Maritime Hall

Sept. 4; Hollywood, Calif.; Palace