Common questions

What does Incubus sing about?

What does Incubus sing about?

According to lead singer Brandon Boyd, “The lyric is basically about fear, about being driven all your life by it and making decisions from fear.

What type of music is Incubus?


Over the course of their career, Incubus has incorporated elements from a variety of genres and styles, including alternative metal, alternative rock, art rock, heavy metal, electro, funk, funk metal, jazz, hip hop, nu metal, pop, rap metal, techno, thrash metal, psychedelic music, post-grunge, and trip hop.

Why did Incubus change their sound?

Perhaps the softening of sound is merely a natural progression for the band members as individuals—the anger and aggression driving their earlier music tamed by time and life experiences.

Why is Incubus named Incubus?

They’re named after an evil spirit who has sex with women while they sleep. When Incubus formed they did not know the name means “A demon that rapes a sleeping woman.” One of them was reading a magazine and thought the word sounded interesting. >>

When was Incubus formed?

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Incubus started life as a funk-metal band formed in 1991 by three fifteen-year-old elementary school buddies: Brandon Boyd (vocals), Jose Pasillas (drums), and Mike Einziger (guitar).

How old is Incubus?

One of the earliest mentions of an incubus comes from Mesopotamia on the Sumerian King List, c. 2400 BC, where the hero Gilgamesh’s father is listed as Lilu. It is said that Lilu disturbs and seduces women in their sleep, while Lilitu, a female demon, appears to men in their erotic dreams.

What does Incubus science stand for?

Sailing Catamarans
S.C.I.E.N.C.E. is the second album by the American rock band Incubus, released on September 9, 1997, by Epic Records. The album has been certified Gold by the RIAA. It has been mentioned by various band members that the acronym S.C.I.E.N.C.E. stands for Sailing Catamarans Is Every Nautical Captain’s Ecstasy.

Who writes Incubus songs?

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by
Privilege Brandon Boyd, Mike Einziger, Alex Katunich, Chris Kilmore, José Pasillas Incubus
Promises, Promises Brandon Boyd, Mike Einziger, Chris Kilmore, José Pasillas, Ben Kenney Incubus
Stellar Brandon Boyd, Mike Einziger, Alex Katunich, Chris Kilmore, José Pasillas Incubus

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