“New music, new revelations… This will make headlines around the world.”
“Do you want the real story or do you want the bullshit?”
“He was just a gentleman, an absolute gentleman.”
“We believe that it’s time for Michael to come home and stand proudly amongst us once again in Sydney.”
“He named it and this was his favourite song.”
Another day, another doco.
This would’ve been so, so cool.
Unreleased music from the late INXS frontman includes duets with some “very big artists”.
Aussie rockers INXS are officially turning their discography and their story into INXS The Musical, which is set to open in Sydney in 2017. As News Corp Australia reports, the band’s manager, Chris M Murphy, has set up a theatre company — Murphy Theatrical — for the project, which has been anticipated since the success
Almost two decades after the death of beloved INXS frontman and Australian icon Michael Hutchence, one of the singer’s previously unreleased solo tracks, entitled Friction, has been released online. As Rolling Stone reports, the new wave, very INXS-style tune was a demo leftover from the recording sessions of the singer’s self-titled solo album, which was
John Farnham has been voted as the greatest Australian singer of all time by a panel of his peers, beating out the likes of AC/DC’s Bon Scott, Michael Hutchence of INXS and his good mate Jimmy Barnes. As reported by the Herald Sun, the greatest 50 Australian singers of all time list was constructed by
A new film on former INXS frontman Michael Hutchence has been given the go-ahead. As reported by NME, the planned biopic currently goes by the working title Two Worlds Colliding, and will be based on 2000 biography Just a Man: The Real Michael Hutchence. Writer Bobby Galinsky is on board to adapt the biography –
15 years since his tragic death the feelings are still raw, yet the memories and the legacy of this great man will last forever. This Australian icon became world famous with his one-of-a-kind character and charisma that made INXS one of pop and rock’s classic bands. Remembering One of the Last True Rock Stars. Put the
The Government has agreed to fund a biopic of former AC/DC frontman Bon Scott. Eddie Martin and Lizzette Atkins have been working on the project since 2008 and Screen Australia have now offered the financial support they need to get it off the ground.
Earlier this year, it emerged that a film based around the life of the late Australian rock singer Michael Hutchence, who died in 1997, was on the cards. Now, it appears the possible movie may be causing some friction between the INXS singer’s estate and members of his family. The Music Network reports that the
Some 14 years after he died in a Double Bay hotel room, the life and death of Michael Hutchence is set to be portrayed as a Broadway musical, a feature film and a documentary film.