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Incubus

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There are 8 known bands with this name:
1. A popular alternative rock band from California, United States
2. A thrash metal band from Louisiana, United States
3. A thrash metal band from Georgia, United States
4. A thrash metal band from Sao Paulo, Brazil
5. A thrash metal band from Joao Pessoa, Brazil
6. A heavy metal band from the United Kingdom
7. A thrash metal band from Australia
8. A techno/rave group

1. Incubus is a five-man band formed in 1991, based in Calabasas, California. Members include Brandon Boyd (vocals and percussion), Mike Einziger (guitar), Ben Kenney (bass), Jose Pasillas II (drums) and DJ Chris Kilmore (turntables). Former members of the band include Gavin Koppel (a.k.a. DJ Lyfe) (turntables) and Alex Katunich (a.k.a. Dirk Lance) (bass). The band’s name may seem a peculiar choice to fans, as an incubus is a type of demon that, in mythological lore, comes in the night and has sex with women while they are sleeping; it seduces them in their dreams The story behind the name is that the band needed to think of a name hours before their first show and, after a few failed choices, Mike looked in a dictionary and chose “Incubus” almost at random. Mike says that the name was chosen because it sounded silly; Brandon holds that it was chosen because they were teenagers and the definition had the word “sex” in it. “We really didn’t want to rape women in their sleep. But, we were fifteen and it seemed harmless to us then, and we never changed it,” says the band.

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  • wolvesdan

    RippedtoShreds "DUMB AS FUCK" The irony of you ending on this statement has made my day

    Yesterday 1:03pm Reply
  • sodope

    Dig <3

    20 Aug 1:37am Reply
  • pauliki

    Why do people who listen to metal or any obscure alternative to it have to be so damn full of themselves? Listening to metal doesn't make you any better than anyone. And coming here and calling Incubus a "shitty alt band" just makes you look even more stupid... Please guys, if you listen to ultra fucking heavy intelligent superior metal and you're proud of it, you go create your own country of superior people but leave this shoutbox at once... PLEASE!

    20 Aug 1:21am Reply
  • ilhammaulana

    Their songs reminds me about high school and college moment!

    19 Aug 6:17pm Reply
  • ThisGuyNHere

    I remember Make yourself album/Stellar track. This started my relationship my then first ex gf.

    19 Aug 9:12am Reply
  • milica_popowic

    14 Aug 4:32pm Reply
  • CYBERIMO

    love hurts <3

    14 Aug 11:21am Reply
  • H-channie

    My favourite album by them is Fungus Temptation

    13 Aug 8:26pm Reply
  • Nobodylikesyou

    "now say me a thing" fucking LOL.

    6 Aug 1:20pm Reply
  • FabrSwag

    donos

    1 Aug 11:53pm Reply
  • charmingaxelotl

    i dont even think they are christian lol

    30 Jul 12:09am Reply
  • Fav0riteThings

    RippedtoShrefs - how does that have anything to do with being Christian or not? Dumbass

    28 Jul 7:05pm Reply
  • RippedtoShreds

    Old school death/thrash metal band Incubus was created back in 1986 and even before the shitty alternative rock band start, they had released two full length albums already. In 1999 they decided to change name to Opprobrium to do not engage into legal battle with the alternative rock band... now say me a thing... WHY THE FUCKING HELL THEY DID THAT?! THEY WERE CREATED BEFORE, PROBABLY THEY HAD THE RIGHTS UNDER THE NAME!! WHY?!??!? DAMN CHRISTIANS, AS USUAL, DUMB AS FUCK

    19 Jul 12:42pm Reply
  • annagoreq

    Make yourself!

    15 Jul 10:22pm Reply
  • alexjohanssen

    MORNING VIEW

    13 Jul 1:49pm Reply
  • hide_and_seek_

    I sometimes forget such great songs as "Dig" even exist... I listened to it for days on end in the 8th grade... seems like yesterday :) I still love it though.

    9 Jul 8:17am Reply
  • Woodgod

    "Haha. It's cute that you'd think even old-school Incubus was "death metal"." - It's early death/thrash, or at the very least, "extreme" thrash or "proto-death metal". Calling it death metal isn't as stupid as you think it is, unless you have a problem with people calling Possesed death metal as well.. Or do you think by "old school Incubus" that he meant the pop rock band's earlier material?

    3 Jul 3:50pm Reply
  • Pam-param-pam

    второй альбом внатуре классный.

    2 Jul 5:38am Reply
  • spongebobsong

    I love the Incubus of the past, the present, and the future. [2]

    16 Jun 9:07pm Reply
  • AdrianaSandri

    Incubus "the best"

    15 Jun 10:46pm Reply
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