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KICK – The INXS Experience

KICK – The INXS Experience
KICK – The INXS Experience is the USA’s most captivating salute and tribute to the internationally acclaimed rock band, INXS.
Formed in 2014, two years after INXS stopped touring, KICK – The INXS Experience has beautifully managed to capture the spirit of INXS in both its sound and live performance, bringing the highest level of musicianship to the audience while showing a true passion for the music of INXS.  Vocalist, guitarist, and singer-songwriter Cory Massi is the founding frontman of KICK, and has long held a respect and admiration for the late great Michael Hutchence.  Massi even auditioned for the reality TV show, Rockstar: INXS, in 2004, where contestants competed to become the new lead vocalist for INXS.  What convinced him to audition?  “I loved Michael’s singing and his personality,” notes Massi.  “I saw INXS when I was a teenager in ’88 and ’89;  they were great, and the people were just gaga over them.  Michael left a big impression with his star power;  he really had it, that guy.  Our range is similar and I just went for it.  I had to sing “Mystify” acappella so I was kind of nervous because I didn’t have a band behind me.  There was a camera a foot away from my face and it was…

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