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INXS SET TO ROCK OUT ON XBOX LIVE

In the band’s illustrious 25 year career, INXS has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide, hosted a hit television show “Rock Star: INXS” and recently released their latest album, “SWITCH” to critical acclaim, but can they play Halo2®? Vocalist J.D. Fortune and his newest band mates will challenge lucky fans in the latest Xbox Live™ “Game with Fame®” session.

Fans that are interested in the chance to challenge INXS in Halo 2 on Tuesday, January 17 must fill out an entry form at http://inxsusa.com/xboxgamewithfame/ by 5:00 PM ET/2:00 PM PT on Monday, January 16 to enter to play the band. Selected fans will receive a confirmation email and friend request with the time of event and the band’s gamertag.

“This will be a great way to meet all the loyal INXS fans out there,” said new vocalist J.D. Fortune. “It’s been a wild ride thus far, but we can’t wait to take break from our world tour and get on Xbox Live to challenge our fans from all over the world. They better come ready though, because I’m gunning for them!”

The Xbox Live "Game with Fame" program gives Xbox Live subscribers the unique opportunity to meet, chat and play against some of today's hottest stars. Past "Game with Fame" celebrity players include Ludacris, The Strokes, Hoobastank, Staind, Incubus and Simple Plan. For further information on other Xbox Live events, be sure to visit the "Game with Fame" Web site at http://www.xbox.com.

“SWITCH” is a fitting title for the new INXS album. After all, the band’s 11th studio disc arrived on a new label, recorded by a new producer and features, most important of all, a new lead singer. What hasn’t changed is the band’s knack for writing classic songs that mix modern rock and dance styles. Their hit single “PRETTY VEGAS” made its debut on both the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart and the Billboard Hot 100. There sound has made them one of the most popular bands on the planet, as proven by more than 30 million albums sold worldwide, 18 Billboard hits, 23 UK hits, 34 Australian hits and 6 consecutive top ten UK and US albums. INXS will launch their sold-out Switched On tour in Vancouver on January 18th. The initial 31-date leg runs through to Boca Raton in Florida on February 26th

For more information on the band please visit http://www.inxs.com or http://www.inxsusa.com.

Xbox Live continues to transform and unite Xbox game communities worldwide, with a presence in 24 countries worldwide and a global community of more than 2 million members. As the first and only global, unified online console games service, Xbox Live offers world-class games, intelligent matchmaking, tournaments, unique programming and integration with http://Xbox.com.

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