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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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  • 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
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    13 Jul 1:49pm Reply
  • Fav0riteThings

    Anyone else having difficulty getting into the Sons of The Sea?

    12 Jul 4:23am 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
  • bobo9390

    "where the fuck is the death metal old school Incubus band, not this horse shit" you sound intelligent

    3 Jun 4:22am Reply

    Haha. It's cute that you'd think even old-school Incubus was "death metal".

    31 May 7:23pm Reply
  • Fav0riteThings

    I'm missing the old incubus more and more these days!

    28 May 9:34pm Reply
  • derbassist42

    where the fuck is the death metal old school Incubus band, not this horse shit

    21 May 2:16pm Reply
  • TimeToAct

    SCIENCE & Fungus Amongus > everything else.

    21 May 12:44pm Reply
  • VicBanger

    U.S Death/Thrash Metal Incubus. [11] !!!!!!!!!

    20 May 9:49pm Reply
  • thePandaniel

    Definitely one of the most talented bands.

    13 May 7:04pm Reply
  • jmeyerhead

    Most talented group out there

    2 May 10:40pm Reply
  • martinsantista

    Discovering S.C.I.E.N.C.E

    30 Apr 11:09pm Reply
  • dreamcoltrane

    I love the Incubus of the past, the present, and the future.

    29 Apr 6:56pm Reply
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