Scottish rockers recall blazing studio rows with INXS star

July 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

SCOTTISH rockers Gun have recalled “a lot of friction in the studio” with INXS keyboardist Andew Farriss during the making of their poorly-received 1997 album, 0141 632 6326. Farris was brought on as producer for the album and guitarist Jools Gizzi tells the White Line Fever podcast: “Whatever songs we had, Andrew just came and disected them. “The demos were really up there. We just wanted him to add to the demos but he just went a complete left-field with it and then it caused a lot of friction in the studio – with myself especially. But Gizzi insists there are no bad feelings towards the 59-year-old. “It’s in the past,” [read on]

Former INXS singer JD Fortune re-surfaces in The Fell

January 2, 2018 // 1 Comment

FORMER INXS vocalist JD Fortune has resurfaced in a new project involving Mr Big bassist Billy Sheehan. Fortune, a 44-year-old Canadian who won a televised talent contest to front the defunct Australian band between 2005 and 2011 before being sacked, has been named as the singer for The Fell. The band is completed by guitarist Mike Krompass, and drummer Randy Cooke. Fortune replaces Anthony De La Torre. The group describes its material as alternative rock. “Welcoming the new year in Nashville as we also welcome our new singer JD fortune (previously with INXS) to the band! ” The Fell’s facebook page said. “We’re [read on]