INXS

  1. INXS Mini-Series ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ Poised for Latin America Debut

    September 22, 2014 3:30 AM EDT The TV mini-series that catapulted INXS back to the summit in their homeland is about to air in Latin America, where the Australian rockers’ flame has burned impressively bright.  “Never Tear Us Apart” begins its four-week primetime broadcast vi ...

  2. Vance Joy, Sia, Lorde Win Big at APRA Awards

    June 23, 2014 11:19 PM EDT Vance Joy, Sia Furler, Lorde and Birds of Tokyo were among the big winners at the annual APRA Awards, held Monday night at Brisbane City Hall. Melbourne-born singer-songwriter Vance Joy (real name James Keogh) took out the coveted song of the year ...

  3. INXS Rules Australia's Albums Chart as Controversial Mini-Series Reaches Its Climax

    February 17, 2014 1:42 AM EST INXS are the hottest thing in Australia, again.  The homegrown hitmakers opened at No. 1 on the latest ARIA albums chart and have three in the top 20 and a swag of re-entries to the singles chart, thanks largely to the power of the small screen. I ...

  4. INXS Sign Global Publishing Deal With Universal; Films, Docos, Musical ‘On The Way’

    October 30, 2013 6:48 AM EDT INXS might have called time on their touring career, but the Australian hitmakers are still in demand. Universal Music Publishing Group has signed a global publishing agreement with the surviving INXS members -- Tim, Andrew and Jon Farriss, Kirk ...

  5. INXS, Universal Strike Long-Term Reissue Deal

    May 06, 2011 8:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group and INXS struck a new, long-term agreement that will see the famed Australian rock group's catalog revamped and re-released, with the first titles to drop next month. The new arrangement covers the world outside North an ...

  6. Slash Helps Launch MTV Classic Down Under

    April 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT There was a bit of the old and a lot of the new when Slash led celebrations for the launch of the MTV Classic channel down under. The Guns 'N Roses great and his new band thrilled the Palace Theatre audience with a set which previewed works f ...

  7. MTV Australia To Replace VH1, 2010 Awards Off

    February 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST MTV Australia is poised to switch on a new, retro channel in the place of VH1. The music TV broadcaster has also decided to place its annual awards gala on ice. The MTV Classic channel will be ushered in May 1 on the Foxtel, Austar and Optus pay-T ...

  8. Spanish Audience Turns To Classic Compilations

    November 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST With very few new Spanish releases selling well, it seems that fans here are turning to old classics for musical solace. Recorded music sales slumped 30% in the first six months this year, and yet compilation albums of hits of the '70s, ' ...

  9. INXS Responds To 'Bizarre' Fortune Comments

    March 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST INXS songwriter, guitarist and keyboard player Andrew Farriss and creative director/global business strategist Chris Murphy have spoken exclusively to Billboard.biz about the apparent departure of lead singer J.D. Fortune. The frontman sang lead ...

  10. SuperVision's Craig Joins Atlantic U.K.

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Paul Craig, a long-time artist manager who co-founded the SuperVision Management firm, has been appointed GM of Atlantic Records U.K., with effect from Nov. 5. And in a related move, Lavolta Records co-founder Siona Ryan will join the U.K. affilia ...

  11. Holland's Arrow Rock Fest Relocates

    April 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Netherlands' Arrow Rock Festival is on the move. After four years sited at Lichtenvoorde, near the Dutch/German border, the Live Nation Holland-organized event is relocating to Biddinghuizen, in the center of Holland. The Biddinghuizen si ...

  12. Sudden 'Switch': INXS Parts Ways With Epic

    September 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Last album sold 375,000 copies in the United States. The reconstituted INXS has parted ways with Epic Records in North America, a source confirms to Billboard.biz. The group roared back onto the charts last year with the album "Switch," ...

  13. Sudden 'Switch': INXS Parts Ways With Epic

    September 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The reconstituted INXS has parted ways with Epic Records in North America, a source confirms to Billboard.biz. The group roared back onto the charts last year with the album "Switch," which featured n The reconstituted INXS has parted wa ...

  14. INXS, Ex-Managers, Head For Mediation

    July 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT INXS and the Australian rock band's two ex-managers will go to mediation, at the urging of the New South Wales Supreme Court's Justice Patricia Bergin. INXS and the Australian rock band's two ex-managers will go to mediation, at the ...

  15. Lee, Newsted, Clarke Search For 'Rock Star'

    March 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Show will premiere this summer Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee, former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted and former Guns N' Roses guitarist Gilby Clarke have formed a new band, Supernova, and will utilize the CBS reality show "Rock Star" ...

  16. INXS Sued By Ex-Managers

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST The former managers of INXS are suing the veteran Australian rock act for damages of at least A$7.75 million ($5.7 million). In court papers tendered, Sydney-based David Edwards and Michael Murchison The former managers of INXS are suing the veter ...

  17. INXS Sued By Ex-Managers

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST The former managers of INXS are suing the veteran Australian rock act for damages of at least A$7.75 million ($5.7 million). In court papers tendered, Sydney-based David Edwards and Michael Murchison The former managers of INXS are suing the veter ...

  18. 'NOW!' Rebounds, Holds Brown From No. 1

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Returns to top spot in its fifth week on chart. Chris Brown's eponymous debut was edged out of the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200 this week by a stronger finish from "NOW! That's What I Call Music 20." The popular compilation ...

  19. Virgin Megastore Opens In Hollywood

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT West Coast store key to chain's turnaround. The rain stopped flamboyant millionaire Richard Branson from pulling one of his usual publicity stunts but it didn't ruin the opening day fanfare for the Hollywood Virgin Megastore. Branson, wh ...

  20. Metropolitan To Produce New INXS Outing

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT First tour with new lead singer J.D. Fortune. Metropolitan Talent Presents will produce the debut tour of INXS with new lead singer J.D. Fortune. The tour begins Jan. 18 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver, B.C. This will be the first tour ...

  21. INXS Debuts Reality Show, Signs New Record Deal

    July 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Series to choose new lead singer. Veteran rock group INXS has emerged from the land down under with a new record deal and a very public search for a new singer. The band will use a reality show, 'Rock Star: INXS,' to replace late frontma ...

  22. Aussie Live 8 Concert Fails

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Plans for an Australian link to Bob Geldof's Live 8 concert event have fallen through. Plans for an Australian link to Bob Geldof's Live 8 concert event have fallen through. According to Sydney-based promoter Michael Chugg, managing dire ...

  23. Tuned In: The Tube

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST INXS launches a search for a new lead singer to replace the late Michael Hutchence on the CBS reality series tentatively titled "Rock Star." Read Carla Hay's column. INXS launches a search for a new lead singer to replace the late M ...

  24. Rockstar, Interscope Team-Up On 'GTA' Soundtrack

    September 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rockstar Games and Interscope Records have entered into a joint venture for the soundtrack to the highly anticipated video game "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas." The four previous titles in the series Rockstar Games and Interscope Records ...

  25. CBS Nabs INXS Reality Series

    June 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After a healthy bidding war, CBS has landed the Mark Burnett-produced reality series in which aspiring musicians will compete to become the new lead singer of Australian rock band INXS. After a healthy bidding war, CBS has landed the Mark Burnett- ...

  26. CBS Nabs INXS Reality Series

    June 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After a healthy bidding war, CBS has landed the Mark Burnett-produced reality series in which aspiring musicians will compete to become the new lead singer of Australian rock band INXS. After a healthy bidding war, CBS has landed the Mark Burnett- ...

  27. Reality Show To Discover New INXS Frontman

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Unable to find a permanent replacement singer since the apparent suicide of Michael Hutchence in 1997, veteran Australian rock act INXS is turning to reality TV. The band is teaming with Los Angeles-b Unable to find a permanent replacement singer ...

  28. Reality Show To Discover New INXS Frontman

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Unable to find a permanent replacement singer since the apparent suicide of Michael Hutchence in 1997, veteran Australian rock act INXS is turning to reality TV. The band is teaming with Los Angeles-b Unable to find a permanent replacement singer ...