I would like to see a re-definition of what true change can be, so throwing weapons that are intellectually based as opposed to weapons that destroy. MF: You've evolved from this sort of slacker beach band, to a band with a conscience - is that accurate?
So it's like throwing ideas that explode with light, consciousness, truth and evolution. BB: No, to certain observers it would seem like that, to people who've been listening to our albums from the beginning, every album has a socio-political bent to it in some regard, and the people who have been following us, I think would tell you that.
MF: Has there ever been any backlash to the name Incubus?BB: We started our band when we were 15 and in high school, and Mike and I just learned about the myth of the Incubus, and the mythical sprit that visited women in their sleep.When your 15 the idea of something like that sounds appealing, we tried to change our name when we got signed a number of times, but Incubus just stuck.On Saturday morning (September 17, 2016) the American Sun-Times reported Brandon Boyd and girlfriend, to be shopping for engagement rings.The couple was seen closely eyeing some pricey bling in a couple of major jewelry stores — especially major diamond baubles that could only be described as the kind usually slipped on a woman’s left-hand ring finger. (read more)According to some insiders, they'll soon be engaged. Rumor Explodes on Twitter Naturally, the Sun-Times’ article sent Facebook and Twitter into a frenzy.
The newspaper also added that people who claim to be close to the couple are “convinced” an engagement is inevitable. Fans were simultaneously mourning and celebrating the news. Many other fans were crushed because they hoped to marry him... “So many people would flip but if the couple at some point announced they were engaged I’d be happy,” tweeted one fan. On Sunday, Brandon Boyd’s rep said “no comment” when asked whether the 40-year-old singer was tying the knot. Born Brandon Charles Boyd on 15th February, 1976 in Van Nuys, California, USA and educated at Calabasas High School in 1994, he is famous for Incubus in a career that spans 1991–present. Brandon Boyd: When we make records its hard to pinpoint one thing that inspires a record.It's usually a number of different things that lead to inspiration or wanting to write something down and share it with someone.All those things come from the same place in our heart or minds, so when we get together as a band to write music, I'll write a melody and they will do the music. There is a song called "Light Grenades," and if I were going to sum up that song conceptually it's the idea that most significant change in culture and humanity have happened as a result of advances in weaponry, which is interesting and devastatingly predictable as well.