The band's original lead singer,
"It was a decision that was tough to make," said Andrew Farriss, who plays keyboards and guitar. "For the five original members of the band, it had to feel right to us. Ultimately we decided that J.D. was the guy who most suited INXS. It just felt right."
The band's long string of hits includes "What You Need," "Need You Tonight," "Devil Inside," "New Sensation," and "Never Tear Us Apart."
"Original Sin," the band's most recent album, was released in November.
INXS ANNOUNCE "THE ORIGINAL SIN TOUR"
AT NTELOS WIRELESS PAVILION
FRIDAY, AUG. 12
PERFORMS "BEAUTIFUL GIRL" WITH PAT MONAHAN
ON THE TONIGHT SHOW FRIDAY, MAY 27th
SINGLE "ORIGINAL SIN" FEATURING ROB THOMAS HITS NUMBER ONE
ON BILLBOARD DANCE/CLUB PLAY CHARTS!
NEW STUDIO ALBUM OUT NOW
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – INXS will perform at nTelos Wireless Pavilion, 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 12. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, June 3 through all Ticketmaster outlets, including online (www.ticketmaster.com) and by phone (800.745.3000). Orchestra tickets are $43, tickets in the Gold Circle are $34, and general admission lawn seats just $20.00, including service and facility fees. There is a $3 discount on Gold Circle and lawn tickets with military and AAA ID. Children 12 and younger are admitted free on the lawn with one paid adult admission.
“The Original Sin Tour” is a coast-to-coast run of 15+ dates. The band will be the musical guest on The Tonight Show with
The album's first single, "Original Sin" featuring Rob Thomas and
Hailed by critics as a "rewarding collision of nostalgia and modernism" and a "cleverly and lovingly assembled collection," Original Sin, an ambitious album project two years in the making, teams the band with musicians from around the globe, from superstars like
One of the most notable and successful rock bands of all time, INXS has sold more than 35 million albums worldwide with the group's music remaining in constant radio rotation and in DJ sets nightly across the globe. To this day, the group's multi-platinum landmark albums Listen Like Thieves, Kick, and X are all widely regarded as music collection staples. Huge chart-topping hit singles including "What You Need," "Need You Tonight," "Devil Inside," "Never Tear Us Apart," "New Sensation" and "Suicide Blonde" have been featured in numerous films, advertising campaigns and video games, earning the band countless accolades and awards around the world, including several Grammy nominations, and is the driving force behind selling over 15 million albums in the U.S. alone.
With a career spanning three decades, first as the Farriss Brothers, then as INXS, brothers Tim, Jon, and Andrew Farriss, along with Kirk Pengilly and Garry Gary Beers have created some of the most enduring music in rock.