Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Incubus adds second LA area show

Incubus kicked off the U.S. tour in support of the group’s #2 debuting new album If Not Now, When? last week to rave reviews. said that Incubus took the Red Rocks Amphitheatre stage, “with an eagerness and novelty typically befitting of lofty newcomers,” yet with their veteran skills the band, “sounded stunningly crisp.”

Now, with their October 7th Hollywood Bowl show sold out, Incubus has added a second L.A.-area performance: Saturday, October 15th at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. Tickets will go on sale Saturday, August 27th at 10 AM. They will be available at , at select Live Nation and Ticketmaster retail outlets and via Charge-By-Phone (800.745.3000).

The band’s highly anticipated new album features lead single "Adolescents" which topped the charts at Alternative radio as well as latest single “Promises, Promises.” The group unveiled the sheet music for “Promises, Promises” to their fans prior to the audio debut resulting in over million views of fan cover songs.

Having sold over 13 million albums worldwide, Incubus' extraordinary career has spanned over a decade, and includes six studio albums, which have spawned a total of thirteen Top 10 Rock hits with four singles debuting at #1 upon their release. The multi-platinum quintet’s last studio album Light Grenades debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 (highest charting album debut of band’s career) and has sold over 800k copies to-date in the US.

Hailing from Calabasas, California, Brandon Boyd, Mike Einziger and Jose Pasillas formed Incubus in 1991 while they were in high school with Chris Kilmore joining in 1998 and Ben Kenney joining in 2003. The band’s break came in 1999 with the singles, “Pardon Me,” “Stellar” and “Drive,” from their second full-length, double-platinum selling disc Make Yourself. The group’s third album, Morning View, released in 2001, debuted at #2 on the album chart and included the radio hits “Wish You Were Here,” “Nice to Know You” and “Warning.” In 2004 Incubus released A Crow Left of the Murder which achieved platinum status on the strength of the #1 hit “Megalomanic.”

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