Australia’s INXS calls it quits as touring band after 35 years

Australian band INXS poses at the Penfolds Icon Gala Dinner during G'Day LA Australia Week 2006 in HollywoodSYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian rock group INXS has called it quits as a live touring band after 35 years, thanking fans and honoring late frontman Michael Hutchence in a statement on Tuesday. INXS, which sold more than 30 million albums worldwide, including more than 10 million alone of their 1987 breakthrough "Kick", issued the statement after comments by band member Jon Farriss during a weekend performance sparked a frenzy on Twitter. …