With more than 30 million records sold worldwide, countless awards from their peers and fans, platinum certifications, and a history peppered with outstanding achievements, INXS are arguably Australia’s most successful rock export.
From their first gig as the Farriss Brothers in Sydney’s Northern beaches in August 1977, Michael Hutchence, Kirk Pengilly, Garry Gary Beers, Tim Farriss, Andrew Farriss and Jon Farriss quickly won Australian, then international acclaim.
Throughout the ’80s and into the ’90s INXS were a consummate global rock band with a musical distillation of strength, sensitivity, unity and intelligence. Their infectious blend of dance/rock saw them garner a legion of fans nationally and worldwide. Asked to describe their own music, the members would use such terms as “white boy dance music”, “big, basic dirty noise”, “intoxicating little songs”. Critics were more eloquent. They spoke of certain songs’ “blend of instrumental colours, the silky glide of vocal melody over sinewy rhythms” and of an overall “spare, elegant funk” and “dense, glossy beauty.”
Determined and dedicated, INXS propelled themselves out of the frantic new wave indie label environment of Sydney, Australia at the end of the 70s with such energy and resilience that in less than a decade they were being hailed by major music journals as being, along with U2 and Guns’N’Roses, as one of the three biggest bands in the world in the late 80’s.
INXSIVE are Melbourne, Australia based and have been touring Australian pubs. nightclubs, theatres, corporate and private functions, festivals and larger outdoor events since their formation in 1997. Their full production show combined with electric, audience engaging performances make INXSIVE an excellent entertainment option for any venue or event.
With a career spanning 22 years and counting, INXSIVE are undoubtedly Australia’s, if not the world’s, leading INXS tribute show. A performance by INXSIVE needs to be seen to be believed, and constantly leaves members of their audience raving about how closely they reproduce every incredible INXS song in their high energy show…This includes Kirk Pengilly from INXS when INXSIVE had the great privilege of performing at one of Kirk’s interview appearances at a corporate function in Ballina, NSW in 2018. It was certainly a highlight for the band to receive an accolade from the INXS legend.
(CLICK ON THE SONGS TO SEE THE ORIGINAL INXS MUSIC VIDEOS)
Burn For You
By My Side
Just Keep walking
Shine Like It Does