The rock band INXS has confirmed they are calling it quits after 35 years!
The band will be going their separate ways after hinting at the split during their performance at Perth Arena in Australia.
The Sydney Morning Herald earlier reported that the band’s drummer Jon Farriss grabbed the microphone during their show to state it would be their “last time” to perform together as he thanked the audience, saying, “I’m getting teary”.
INXS was hugely successful in the early 1990s, but tragedy struck when they lost their charismatic singer Michael Hutchence. The singer’s death was considered death by auto-asphyxiation, similar to David Carradine’s.
The remaining band members continued performing until their announcement today that they are breaking up.
The members of INXS, which includes brothers Tim, Andrew and Jon Farriss, Kirk Pengilly and Garry Gary Beers, confirmed the band has called it quits and thanked their loyal fans.
An official statement from INXS reads, “We understand that this must come as a blow to everybody, but all things must eventually come to an end. We have been performing as a band for 35 years, it’s time to step away from the touring arena. Our music will of course live on and we will always be a part of that.”
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