Drummer for the rock band INXS who was also a backing vocalist on some of the earlier tracks released by the band.
He was born to Dennis and Jill Farriss and was the second youngest of four children.
He worked on the film soundtrack for No Small Affair.
He was previously married to Leslie Bega, who he divorced before marrying Kerry Norris. He has two children.
He was in INXS with Michael Kelland Hutchence.