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  Rock On The Net: INXS
INXS began with the creation of 'The Farriss Brothers' in Australia in 1977 with members: Michael Hutchence, Andrew Farriss, Jon Farriss, Tim Farriss, Kirk Pengilly, and Gary Beers.
The future of INXS as a band is currently not known or confirmed by the band, although some reports have stated that the remaining band members are looking for a new lead singer.
The coroner overseeing the death of Hutchence ruled that the cause of death was suicide by hanging.
www.rockonthenet.com /artists-i/inxs_main.htm   (1113 words)

 Official Ticketmaster site. INXS tickets, concerts and tour dates
For their next album, INXS recorded a few sessions with producer Nile Rodgers, which resulted in the sleek, funky "Original Sin," the first inclination that the band was making a move toward a fusion of Stonesy rock and dance music.
By the time INXS released Welcome to Wherever You Are, the group's most adventurous record, they were out of date in 1992, and even a rash of reviews that compared the record favorably to U2's Achtung Baby couldn't make it a hit.
INXS was quiet throughout the following year, but in 2005 they teamed with reality-show maverick Mark Burnett for Rock Star: INXS, an elaborate, globally-televised audition that resulted in J.D. Fortune -- a former Elvis impersonator from Canada -- becoming the band's new lead singer.
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 CBS - Rock Star
Throughout the 80s and into the 90s, INXS was a consummate global rock band with a musical distillation of strength, sensitivity, unity and intelligence.
In less than a decade, INXS was being hailed by major music journals as being, along with U2 and Guns N' Roses, one of the three biggest bands in the world.
INXS performed before gauchos in Buenos Aires, royals in Melbourne and teens in Tokyo before headlining in front of 75,000 fans at Wembley Stadium.
www.cbs.com /primetime/rock_star/inxs   (399 words)

 INXS Bio and INXS Goodies
INXS hailed from the pubs of Australia, which is part of the reason they never comfortably fit in with new wave.
While that sound was their key to stardom, it also proved to be their undoing; the group became boxed in by their Stonesy pop-funk in the early '90s, when their audience became entranced by harder-edged alternative rock.
In spite of declining sales, INXS soldiered on, continuing to tour and record for a dedicated fan base into the late '90s until Hutchence's 1997 death brought the band to a close.
www.weboshawa.com /inxs_bio_and_inxs_goodies.htm   (402 words)

 INXS Tickets - Buy INXS Concert Tickets, INXS Tour Schedule
INXS has announced a number of November shows, almost a year after getting a new singer via reality TV.
Rock band INXS is touring this summer, and has just added more stops to their trip around North America.
INXS will kick off their new concert tour on Wednesday, January 18 at 8 p.m.
www.greatseats.com /artist/inxs   (361 words)

Also of interest is the bizarre comparison that was frequently drawn between INXS and the Rolling Stones, apparently based on Hutchence and Mick Jagger.
INXS was pretty good in concert; I discuss one of their last shows on our concert reviews page.
Of these The INXS Album Collection is quite good, but it puts a whole pile of stuff on one huge, graphics-intensive intro page, so be prepared for a wait.
www.warr.org /inxs.html   (1806 words)

 A new reality for INXS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The greatest question facing INXS since lead singer Michael Hutchence died of an apparent suicide in 1997 was how to replace him.
Ratings for CBS' "Rock Star: INXS" are low, and predictably, some fans are dismayed by the band's decision to find a new frontman via a TV genre perhaps best symbolized by people willing to eat insects.
INXS guitarist and co-founder Tim Farriss believes the televised contest "promotes the band, promotes the singer, 1/8and 3/8 it puts the singer through the rigors of what they're going to have to go through."
www.azcentral.com /ent/music/articles/0726inxs.html   (581 words)

 INXS - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name INXS is an informal abbreviation for "in excess," used in chemistry.
INXS began under the name The Farriss Brothers but the band changed it in 1979, just prior to the release of their self-titled début album in 1980, INXS, which featured "Just Keep Walking", their first Australian hit-single.
The same year a Sega CD game named INXS: Make My Video was released in which players had to cut together their own version of INXS music videos, the game was almost universally panned for being nigh on unplayable.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/INXS   (1771 words)

 INXS - Gig Reviews - Music - Entertainment - smh.com.au
Donna is a hard-core INXS fan and her enthusiasm for the band has not waned.
She watched the reality TV Rock Star: INXS program and reckons J. Fortune, the former Elvis impersonator and new lead singer, has the same timbre to his voice as Michael (she never mentions Hutchence's surname - as though he was a close personal friend).
Their mixture of rock, dance, funk and synth-pop rode the zeitgeist and they were, for one brief moment, in the same league as U2 and REM.
www.smh.com.au /news/gig-reviews/inxs/2006/09/05/1157222105991.html   (1170 words)

 INXS Tickets - INXS Concert Tour Schedule - INXS Ticket Broker
INXS was one of the hottest bands of the '80s and had a trendy signature sound like many bands of the decade.
To see INXS perform their powerful melodies live is truly worth the cost of any ticket, and they are back in action touring again for their old fans and a generation of new ones.
The members of INXS were Michael Hutchence (vocals), Tim Farriss (lead guitar), Andrew Farriss (guitar and keyboards), Gary Beers (bass), John Farriss (drums), and Kirk Pengilly (saxophone and guitar).
www.coasttocoasttickets.com /concerts/inxs_tickets.shtml   (710 words)

 Pollstar -- The Concert Hotwire
Hot on the heels of thepopular 2005 TV show, "Rockstar: INXS," and the release of a new album, Switch, the band kicked off the year with a pair of well received swings through the U.S. and Canada.
INXS has postponed the mainland European dates of its Switched On world tour so that guitarist Tim Farriss can undergo surgery to repair torn ligaments in his knee.
The European leg of INXS' tour was timed to coincide with the October 16 release of the U.K. edition of Switch, which features new artwork, live tracks from the current tour, remixes, videos, and hidden new media content.
www.pollstar.com /news/viewnews.pl?NewsID=7269   (378 words)

 Pollstar -- The Concert Hotwire
INXS moves from the TV screen to the concert stage early next year.
INXS recently released the single "Pretty Vegas" and is now working on its Epic Records debut, Switch, which is due in stores November 29th.
The band's charismatic original frontman, Michael Hutchence died on November 22, 1997, on the eve of an INXS tour.
www.pollstar.com /news/viewnews.pl?NewsID=6350   (335 words)

 INXS on MSN Music
Biography: INXS hailed from the pubs of Australia, which is part of the reason they never comfortably fit in with new wave.
"What You Need" had taken INXS from college radio into the American Top Five, but there was little indication that the group would follow it with a multi-platinum blockbuster like Kick.
INXS completes its transition into an excellent rock & roll singles band with this album.
music.msn.com /artist/?artist=16074044   (155 words)

Definitive INXS, carefully and specifically prepared for the British/European market, featured 15 UK chart hits, two Australian/US hits from the band's emergent years ('Just Keep Walking' and 'Original Sin'), a cover of Steppenwolf's 'Born To Be Wild' from a film soundtrack, and two previously unreleased tracks from the INXS vaults ('Salvation Jane' and 'Tight').
By the middle of 2002 the inevitable and inexorable return of INXS to the international concert arena saw the band depart for South, Central and North America on a full-scale tour reminiscent of their legendary '80s jaunts around the planet.
Currently INXS have 39 active tracks on rotation on US radio, with totals spins of 11,967 since January 2004 and are releasing the I'm Only Looking best of compilation two-disc DVD distributed by the Warner Music Group in the USA and Universal Music around the rest of the world in June 2004.
www.yehey.com /promos/inxs/about.asp   (1382 words)

 ROCKBAND.COM :: INXS Lounge   (Site not responding. Last check: )
INXS LIVE AND IN The audience is cheering – everyone is on their feet and waving their arms and making a helluva lot of noise.
The signature INXS sound is infused with Kirk Pengilly’s smooth seductive sax sounds.
INXS has added three shows in France to the second leg of it's European tour.INXS has added three shows in France to the second leg of it's European tour.
www.rockband.com /inxs   (1324 words)

 INXS Tickets - Buy INXS Concert Tickets - INXS Tour Dates
INXS (pronounced to sound like "In Excess") is an Australian rock group.
INXS began under the name The Farriss Brothers but the band changed their name to INXS in 1979, just prior to the release of their self-titled debut album in 1980.
INXS and its follow-up, 1981's Underneath the Colours (produced by Richard Clapton) were hits in their native Australia, and their third album was released worldwide.
www.empiretickets.com /concerts/inxs_tickets.asp   (1397 words)

 INXS Odds   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Michael Hutchence died in 1997 and in 2000, INXS recruited former Noiseworks singer Jon Stevens as lead singer.
In the time he was with INXS, the band failed to deliver a new album which left him with the job of being little more than a Hutchence covers singer.
INXS: Rock Star will premiere on the CBS Network in the USA next month and be seen on FOX8 in Australia.
www.undercover.com.au /news/2005/jun05/20050609_inxs.html   (189 words)

 INXS in Hollywood Photo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The original INXS rocks but Im sorry to say JD after the VH1 performance your voice needs conditioning, stop smoking to save your career, and if everyone knew how liittle hung down under you are they wouldn't think your hot!
He is a wonderful singer and new to this life style, INXS choose him and allowed the rest of the fans to lend a hand in it to TY!INXS so chill out on JD.and Thank god for him or will all will have an undieing sorrow of never hearing them play again.
I would have loved to had the opportunity to see a Michael Hutchence led INXS but as is so often the case us Atlantic Canadians are often overlooked.
inxs.buzznet.com /user/?id=1966625   (1875 words)

 Metromix. Inside "Rock Star: INXS"
INXS gives a lot of thought to whom they'll send home on Wednesdays.
When we interviewed the rocker after he was told he's "just not right" for INXS, he shed genuine tears at having to go home.
When the bottom three are told to sing INXS songs for survival, they really do have to jump into action.
metromix.chicagotribune.com /tv/mmx-050907-inside-rockstar-inxs,0,6359425.story   (433 words)

 INXS | Musicbox: Powered by Sony BMG
INXS hailed from the pubs of Australia, which is part of the reason they never comfortably fit in with new wave.
Ultimately, these were the very things that made INXS into international superstars in the late '80s.
By that time, the group had harnessed their hard rock, dance, and new wave influences into a sleek, stylish groove that made their 1987 album Kick into a multi-million-selling hit.
musicbox.sonybmg.com /artists/inxs   (123 words)

 Book INXS - Booking Agent Corporate Event, Private Party INXS Booking Agent
By 1985 INXS had found its niche with crisp, lively guitar work, funky saxophone accompaniment, lush rhythms and seductive vocals.
The 1992 release Welcome to Wherever You Are was dubbed by critics as the most adventurous INXS venture yet with its samples, world music accents and conceptual ingenuity.
In 1994 INXS switched from Atlantic to Polygram, and in the spring of 1997 INXS released Elegantly Wasted and enjoyed immediate success with the single of the same name.
www.grabow.biz /Contemporary/INXS.htm   (494 words)

 INXS – Music at Last.fm
INXS (pronounced "In Excess") is an Australian rock group.
The band changed their name to INXS just prior to the release of their self-titled début album in 1980.
INXS reached their worldwide peak of popularity in 1987 with the release of their 6th album, Kick.
www.last.fm /music/INXS   (979 words)

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