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Over the course of their career, Incubus have grown to be quite the GenreRoulette outfit - they went from Mr. Bungle[=-=]esque {{Funk|Metal}}[=/=]RapMetal mixed with {{Jazz}} and other genres, to more melodic alternative rock, at times slipping to retro, ethnic and art-rock areas. On ''If Not Now, When?'', they mellowed their sound out a bit to some less visceral modern rock. Their EP ''Trust Fall (Side A)'' and album ''[[YouAreNumber6 8]]'' are somewhat of a return to a more alternative rock-based sound.

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Over the course of their career, Incubus have grown to be quite the GenreRoulette outfit - they went from Mr. Bungle[=-=]esque {{Funk|Metal}}[=/=]RapMetal mixed with {{Jazz}} and other genres, to more melodic alternative rock, at times slipping to retro, ethnic and art-rock areas. On ''If Not Now, When?'', they mellowed their sound out a bit to some less visceral modern rock. Their EP ''Trust Fall (Side A)'' and album ''[[YouAreNumber6 8]]'' are somewhat '''somewhat''' of a return to a more alternative rock-based sound.



* Brandon Boyd - lead vocals, lyrics, also played guitar, didjeridoo, djembe and other percussion in some songs, both studio and live (1991-)

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* Brandon Boyd - lead vocals, lyrics, also played guitar, didjeridoo, didgeridoo, djembe and other percussion in some songs, both studio and live (1991-)



* AbortedArc: ''Trust Fall (Side A)'' was named as such because there was ''supposed'' to be a "Side B." This project either got abandoned in favor of, or woven into, their 2017 LP called '8'.

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* AbortedArc: ''Trust Fall (Side A)'' was named as such because there was ''supposed'' to be a "Side B." This project either got abandoned in favor of, or woven into, their 2017 LP called '8'.''8''.



* BSide: The second disc of the Monuments and Melodies album consists largely of these. Another one, not included on that album, is the ''Make Yourself'' B-side "Crowded Elevator" (which was included in an EP, "When Incubus Attacks Vol. 1").

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* BSide: The second disc of the Monuments ''Monuments and Melodies album Melodies'' release consists largely of these. Another one, not included on that album, that, is the ''Make Yourself'' B-side "Crowded Elevator" (which was included in an EP, "When Incubus Attacks Vol. 1").



** The ''Trust Fall'' [=EP=] suggests they will go in this direction on their next studio album, with the title track even being a Music/{{Faith No More}} style AlternativeMetal song.

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** The ''Trust Fall'' [=EP=] suggests suggested they will go were going in this direction on their next studio album, with the title track even being a Music/{{Faith No More}} style AlternativeMetal song.



* FungusHumongous: Rather, one of their albums uses the word-play.

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* FungusHumongous: Rather, one of their albums uses the word-play.wordplay.



* GenreBusting: A pretty good description of S.C.I.E.N.C.E. and especially "Deep Inside," which seamlessly jumps between acid jazz and groove metal.

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* GenreBusting: A pretty good description of S.''S.C.I.E.N.C.E. and '', especially "Deep Inside," which seamlessly jumps between acid jazz and groove metal.



** ''8'' also counts as this compared to ''Trust Fall (Side A)''.



* MinisculeRocking: The titular track of "Light Grenades" lasts only 2:20.

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* MinisculeRocking: The titular track of "I Miss You" (2:48), "Quicksand" (2:13), "Earth to Bella Part I and II" (2:28/2:56), "Light Grenades" lasts only 2:20.(2:20), "When I Became a Man" (0:56).



* MoodWhiplash: On ''Morning View'', "Echo" is a softer song that ends with a long fadeout consisting of mellow ambient noise... leading right into the loud opening chords of "Have You Ever?".

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* MoodWhiplash: On ''Morning View'', "Echo" is a softer song that ends with a long fadeout fade-out consisting of mellow ambient noise... leading right into the loud opening chords of "Have You Ever?".



** Their new album "8" has plenty of alternative rock, but also some trip-hop and dubstep thrown in thanks to none other than Skrillex.

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** Their new album "8" has plenty of is mostly alternative rock, but also some trip-hop has a much greater sense of pop sensibilities and dubstep electronic influence thrown in thanks to none other than Skrillex.



* OutOfGenreExperience: ''S.C.I.E.N.C.E.'' is a pretty GenreBusting album as it is, but its sixth track, "Magic Medicine", is a drum and bass track completely unlike anything else on the album.

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* OutOfGenreExperience: ''S.C.I.E.N.C.E.'' is a pretty GenreBusting album as it is, but its sixth track, "Magic Medicine", is a drum and 'n' bass track completely unlike anything else on the album.



* SomethingSomethingLeonardBernstein: Brandon Boyd's enunciation isn't usually the best (see AcCENTUponTheWrongSylLABle above), but "Make A Move" is probably the biggest offender, since the chorus, the bridge and few random words are the only clear parts.

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* SomethingSomethingLeonardBernstein: Brandon Boyd's enunciation isn't usually the best (see AcCENTUponTheWrongSylLABle above), but "Make A a Move" is probably the biggest offender, since the chorus, the bridge and few random words are the only clear parts.



* {{Squick}}: The entire last verse of "Make Yourself", where Brandon takes a metaphor for getting screwed by life to its (il)logical extreme.
--> If you let 'em fuck you
--> There will be no foreplay
--> Rest assured, they'll screw you complete
--> 'Til your ass is blue and gray



* WalkingShirtlessScene: Brandon in the videos for "Take Me To Your Leader", "Drive" and "Wish You Were Here", and several times during concerts.

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* WalkingShirtlessScene: Brandon in the videos for "Take Me To to Your Leader", "Drive" and "Wish You Were Here", and several times during concerts.



* [[YouAreNumberSix You Are Number Eight]]: They named their eighth LP... well, "8."

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* [[YouAreNumberSix You Are Number Eight]]: They named their eighth LP... well, "8."''8''.

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* FunWithAcronyms: ''S.C.I.E.N.C.E.'' officially doesn't stand for anything, but the band had some fun making up backronyms when asked about the album title in interviews, such as "Sailing Catamarans Is Every Nautical Captain's Ecstasy".

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Not to be confused with ''VideoGame/{{Incubo}}''.


* LastNoteNightmare: "The Odyssey" ends abruptly with some electronic static-like noise, creating a comparable effect to what you'd find on corrupted MP3 files from file sharing services.

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* LastNoteNightmare: "The Odyssey" ends abruptly with some electronic static-like noise, creating a comparable effect to what you'd find on corrupted MP3 [=MP3=] files from file sharing services.


'''Incubus''' are an AlternativeRock band formed in 1991 in California. They released eight studio albums and two [=EP=]s (and one GreatestHitsAlbum), and have reached multi-platinum sales.

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'''Incubus''' Incubus are an AlternativeRock band formed in 1991 in California. They released eight studio albums and two [=EP=]s (and one GreatestHitsAlbum), and have reached multi-platinum sales.


* AccentUponTheWrongSyllable: It happens quite a lot. The best examples are in "Clean" (where Brandon repeatedly pronounces the word like "cLAYn" for some reason) and "Have You Ever" ("unabaSHED honeSTAY would be idee-HELL").

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* AccentUponTheWrongSyllable: AcCENTUponTheWrongSylLABle: It happens quite a lot. The best examples are in "Clean" (where Brandon repeatedly pronounces the word like "cLAYn" for some reason) and "Have You Ever" ("unabaSHED honeSTAY would be idee-HELL").



* BookEnds: ''Light Grenades'' has "Earth to Bella", Parts 1 and 2 (though Part 1 is in the middle of the album instead of at the beginning). Averted when they are played as a single song in concert.

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* BookEnds: {{Bookends}}: ''Light Grenades'' has "Earth to Bella", Parts 1 and 2 (though Part 1 is in the middle of the album instead of at the beginning). Averted when they are played as a single song in concert.



* IntercourseWithYou: At least once per album. "Stellar" ("I need you to see this place/It might be the only way/That I can show you how/It feels to be inside of you") and "[[ArtificialGravity Anti-Gravity Love Song]]" are this trope... [[TropesInSpace In Space]]!

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* IntercourseWithYou: At least once per album. "Stellar" ("I need you to see this place/It might be the only way/That I can show you how/It feels to be inside of you") and "[[ArtificialGravity Anti-Gravity Love Song]]" are this trope... [[TropesInSpace [[RecycledINSPACE In Space]]!



* SomethingSomethingLeonardBernstein: Brandon Boyd's enunciation isn't usually the best (see AccentUponTheWrongSyllable above), but "Make A Move" is probably the biggest offender, since the chorus, the bridge and few random words are the only clear parts.

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* SomethingSomethingLeonardBernstein: Brandon Boyd's enunciation isn't usually the best (see AccentUponTheWrongSyllable AcCENTUponTheWrongSylLABle above), but "Make A Move" is probably the biggest offender, since the chorus, the bridge and few random words are the only clear parts.



* [[YouAreNumberSix You Are Number Eight:]] They named their eighth LP... well, "8."

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* [[YouAreNumberSix You Are Number Eight:]] Eight]]: They named their eighth LP... well, "8."


'''Incubus''' are an AlternativeRock band formed in 1991 in California. They released eight studio albums and two EPs (and one GreatestHitsAlbum), and have reached multi-platinum sales.

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'''Incubus''' are an AlternativeRock band formed in 1991 in California. They released eight studio albums and two EPs [=EP=]s (and one GreatestHitsAlbum), and have reached multi-platinum sales.


** The band worked on a 20-minute epic called "Odyssey" during the sessions for that album, but it didn't make the cut. It's split into 4 parts on the ''VideoGame/{{Halo}} 2'' soundtrack. And it's ''very'' epic.

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** The band worked on a 20-minute epic called "Odyssey" during the sessions for that album, but it didn't make the cut. It's split into 4 parts on the ''VideoGame/{{Halo}} 2'' ''VideoGame/Halo2'' soundtrack. And it's ''very'' epic.



* FunkMetal: They were one of the few bands holding the flag for this genre in the latter part of the 90s, when it had become highly unfashionable. The style was most prevalent on ''Fungus Amongus'', ''Enjoy Incubus'' and ''S.C.I.E.N.C.E.'', albums which were all inspired by Californian funk metallers such as MikePatton, {{Primus}} and RedHotChiliPeppers. Later works also sometimes touch on the LighterAndSofter variant known as funk rock.

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* FunkMetal: They were one of the few bands holding the flag for this genre in the latter part of the 90s, when it had become highly unfashionable. The style was most prevalent on ''Fungus Amongus'', ''Enjoy Incubus'' and ''S.C.I.E.N.C.E.'', albums which were all inspired by Californian funk metallers such as MikePatton, {{Primus}} Music/MikePatton, Music/{{Primus}} and RedHotChiliPeppers.Music/RedHotChiliPeppers. Later works also sometimes touch on the LighterAndSofter variant known as funk rock.


'''Incubus''' are an AlternativeRock band formed in 1991 in California. They released seven studio albums (and one GreatestHitsAlbum), and have reached multi-platinum sales.

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'''Incubus''' are an AlternativeRock band formed in 1991 in California. They released seven eight studio albums and two EPs (and one GreatestHitsAlbum), and have reached multi-platinum sales.



* MelismaticVocals: Brandon does this once in a while, and his female fans love it.



* ThePeteBest: DJ Lyfe was fired during the tour behind "S.C.I.E.N.C.E." for his bad attitude and purposefully sabotaging a gig by turning up the feedback on his turntables. He was unceremoniously fired after that and replaced by DJ Kilmore, who finished out the tour and has been with the band ever since. Lyfe still trolls the band occasionally online and Kilmore even had to file a restraining order against him.

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* ThePeteBest: DJ Lyfe was fired during the tour behind "S.C.I.E.N.C.E." for his bad attitude and purposefully sabotaging a gig by turning up the feedback on his turntables. He was unceremoniously fired after that and replaced by DJ Kilmore, who finished out the tour and has been with the band ever since. Lyfe still trolls the band occasionally online and Kilmore even had to file a restraining order against him.

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** Their new album "8" has plenty of alternative rock, but also some trip-hop and dubstep thrown in thanks to none other than Skrillex.

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* ChronologicalAlbumTitle: ''8'', the band's eighth studio album.


Over the course of their career, Incubus have grown to be quite the GenreRoulette outfit - they went from Mr. Bungle[=-=]esque {{Funk|Metal}}[=/=]RapMetal mixed with {{Jazz}} and other genres, to more melodic alternative rock, at times slipping to retro, ethnic and art-rock areas. On ''If Not Now, When?'', they mellowed their sound out a bit to some less visceral modern rock. Their ''Trust Fall (Side A)'' EP is somewhat of a return to a more alternative rock-based sound.

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Over the course of their career, Incubus have grown to be quite the GenreRoulette outfit - they went from Mr. Bungle[=-=]esque {{Funk|Metal}}[=/=]RapMetal mixed with {{Jazz}} and other genres, to more melodic alternative rock, at times slipping to retro, ethnic and art-rock areas. On ''If Not Now, When?'', they mellowed their sound out a bit to some less visceral modern rock. Their EP ''Trust Fall (Side A)'' EP is and album ''[[YouAreNumber6 8]]'' are somewhat of a return to a more alternative rock-based sound.

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* AbortedArc: ''Trust Fall (Side A)'' was named as such because there was ''supposed'' to be a "Side B." This project either got abandoned in favor of, or woven into, their 2017 LP called '8'.


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* {{Squick}}: The entire last verse of "Make Yourself", where Brandon takes a metaphor for getting screwed by life to its (il)logical extreme.
--> If you let 'em fuck you
--> There will be no foreplay
--> Rest assured, they'll screw you complete
--> 'Til your ass is blue and gray


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* TitleOnlyChorus: "Wish You Were Here"


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* [[YouAreNumberSix You Are Number Eight:]] They named their eighth LP... well, "8."



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* ''8'' (2017)

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