Place of birth : Kalabeysis, USA
Citizenship : United States
They started with funk - metal, borrowing much from "Red hot chili peppers".Gradually the sound of the band was transformed as you add music elements of thrash, rap - metal and post - grunge.
This team of Calabasas California campus was established in 1991 by classmates Brandon Boyd (vocals and percussion) , Mike Eynzaygerom (guitar) , Alex Katunichem aka Dirk Lance (bass) and Jose Passilasom (drums) . They started with funk - metal, borrowing much from "Red hot chili peppers". Gradually the sound of the band was transformed as you add music elements of thrash, rap - metal and post - grunge. The team from the start regularly performing in public, going for a drive with concerts of Southern California. In 1995, the team appeared di-DJ Life aka Gavin Koppel, with the participation of which on their money, they released "Fungus amongus" debut album.
This release notice the record company, the more that "Incubus" is already well known to have been in his native California. After receiving a contract from the "daughter " "Epic", the label "Immortal", the guys recorded their debut mini-album "Enjoy incubus", composed mainly of recycled demos.
The full-length disc appeared the following year, after which the "Incubus" went on tour across the United States to warm up command such as "Korn", "Primus", " 311 ", "Sublime" and "Unwritten law".The band`s popularity has increased significantly, and in the summer of 1998, she received an invitation to participate in the " Ozzfest ". In the same year the band lit up in the "Family Values tour", organized by "Korn". By the time due to personal differences he left the team DJ Life, and was replaced by DJ Kilmore. After resting from the tour ,"Incubus" recorded a new album, "Make yourself", and again hit the road. At this time the company our heroes have made such groups as the "System of a down", "Snot", "Limp bizkit".
After the release of the single "Pardon me" corresponding hit on MTV, so its circulation approached the " platinum " mark. Meanwhile, "Make yourself" although it came at the very end Top 50, but it sold steadily and slowly, gradually drive collected a double " platinum ".
The song "Stellar" from this album is often played on the radio and TV, but the biggest hit was the song "Drive", to break into the US top ten best. In 2000, the "Incubus" once again took part in the "Ozzfest", and then accompanied by Moby in his tour "Area: One". In the same year, the team released a mini-album, `` When Incubus Attacks, Vol. 1`` composed of rare items, and re-released their first album "Fungus amongus".The new studio album titled "Morning view" was published at the end of 2001. The album debuted on the US charts in the second position, thus proving that the "Incubus" continue to hone their skills. Songs of "Wish You Were Here", "Nice to Know You", and "Warning" were picked up by radio air instantly ,and the band went on another tour in the role of headliners.
In the spring of 2003, news came that bassist Dirk Lance left the team ranks. However, a few days vacancy was filled Eynzayegra friend and former member of the band "Roots" Ben Kenney.