Continue reading...Originally formed as The Farriss Brothers in 1977, coming out of Sydney, Australia, the rock band INXS demonstrated early on that they were something truly special and unique. However, their journey to stardom was not an easy one and they would have to prove themselves to both fans and critics alike. The band consisted of founding members, Andrew Farriss, main composer/keyboardist, Jon Farriss, drummer, Tim Farriss, guitarist, Garry Gary Beers, bassist, Michael Hutchence, lead singer/main lyricist, and Kirk Pengilly, guitarist/saxophonist.
For twenty years, INXS was fronted by Hutchence, whose sultry good looks and magnetic stage presence made him the focal point of the band. Initially known for their new wave/pop style, the band later developed a harder pub rock style that included some funk and dance elements.
Stars on the rise
In the very beginning, the band began with Andrew Farriss convincing his fellow school classmate, Michael...