Incubus channel ‘The Lost Boys’ for ‘Into the Summer’

Just as summer is about to wrap up, Incubus has returned with a brand new tune.

On Friday (Aug. 23), the California-founded band unleashed their first new song in two years. Titled “Into the Summer,” the tune does not sound like the Incubus we know and love at first, but the second the vocals begin, it is unmistakably Brandon Boyd’s voice flowing through the speakers.

To coincide with the song’s release, the band unveiled the cinematic music video for the track. The premise of the video is simple: new kid moves to a new town. Catches the eye of the leader of the “wrong group.” Becomes part of the group who turn out to be vampires. Becomes a vampire. Realizes they’re no good and kills them all (save for the girl).

If you’re saying to yourself that it sounds a  lot like the premise of “The Lost Boys,” then you’re not wrong. It looks like the band was inspired by the 1987 smash hit. Watch the Frank Borin-directed clip above.

No word on whether this is a standalone single or part of a full record. Incubus’ last studio record was 2017’s 8.

Incubus recently made headlines when they announced a massive partnership with ADA Worldwide.

The partnership, in conjunction with the band’s record label, will include support in sales, distribution, radio promotion, marketing, publicity, digital strategy, and sync licensing in the United States.

“Incubus is beyond excited to be part of the ADA family, and we look forward to releasing new music with our new partners!” lead guitarist Mike Einziger said about the collaboration.

Earlier this year, Incubus announced plans to embark on a massive “20 Years of Make Yourself and Beyond” tour. The lengthy outing will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the act’s third studio album, Make Yourself.

The 39-stop outing includes gigs in major cities such as San Francisco, Seattle, New York, Toronto, Chicago, Detroit, Cincinnati, Austin, Atlanta, and more.

The excursion kicks off on Sept. 13 at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver and concludes almost three months later on Dec. 7 at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach. Dub Trio, Wild Belle, and Le Butcherettes will open for Incubus throughout the long jaunt.

The complete list of tour dates can be found here.

Incubus announce massive ’20 Years of Make Yourself and Beyond’ fall tour

You may not be able to meet Incubus in outer space, but you can totally get the chance to see them live this fall when they head out on the road for their extensive fall tour. On Monday (May 6), the California-founded band unveiled a lengthy tour itinerary to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their third studio album, Make Yourself.

Dubbed the 20 Years of Make Yourself and Beyond tour, the trek will find the band performing at venues across the continent throughout September, October, November, and December. The 39-stop outing includes gigs in major cities such as San Francisco, Seattle, New York, Toronto, Chicago, Detroit, Cincinnati, Austin, Atlanta, and more.

The excursion kicks off on Sept. 13 at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver and concludes almost three months later on Dec. 7 at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach. Dub Trio, Wild Belle, and Le Butcherettes will open for Incubus throughout the long jaunt.

Make Yourself was such a pivotal moment in our band and we are beyond excited to reintroduce this album to our audience while also showcasing the many musical roads it ultimately led us down,” frontman Brandon Boyd said in a press statement.

Pre-sales begin this Wednesday, May 8, at 10 a.m. local time. General ticket sales start this Friday, May 10, at 10 a.m. local time.

The band has not confirmed whether they will play the album in full or if their setlist will consist of songs from their lengthy discography.

Make Yourself was released in October 1999 and features some of Incubus’ biggest hits such as “Stellar,” “Pardon Me,” and “Drive.” While all three songs reached the top three spots on Billboard’s Alternative Songs chart, “Drive” is the act’s only song to appear on the Billboard Hot 100 chart where it peaked at number nine.

20 YEARS OF MAKE YOURSELF AND BEYOND TOUR DATES:

Sept. 13 — Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
Sept. 15 — Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
Sept. 17 — Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theater
Sept. 18 — Bonner, MT @ Kettlehouse Amphitheater
Sept. 24 — San Francisco, CA @ The Masonic
Sept. 26 — Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl
Sept. 28 — Dana Point, CA @ Ohana Music and Arts Festival Doheny State Beach
Oct. 3 — New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall
Oct. 5 — Philadelphia, PA @ The Met Philadelphia
Oct. 8 — Boston, MA @ Boch Center Wang Theatre
Oct. 11 — Mashantucket, CT @ Foxwoods Resort
Oct. 12 — Washington, DC @ Warner Theatre
Oct. 15 — Toronto, ON @ Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
Oct. 16 — Detroit, MI @ Fox Theatre Detroit
Oct. 18 — Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom
Oct. 21 — Kansas City, MO @ Uptown Theater
Oct. 24 — Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theatre
Oct. 26 — Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre
Nov. 8 — Pittsburgh, PA @ Heniz Hall
Nov. 9 — Akron, OH @ Akron Civic Theatre
Nov. 11 — Cincinnati, OH @ Taft Theatre
Nov. 12 — Madison, WI @ The Sylvee
Nov. 14 — St. Louis, MO @ Stifel Theatre
Nov. 15 — Louisville, KY @ The Louisville Palace
Nov. 16 — Indianapolis, IN @ Murat Theatre at Old National Centre
Nov. 18 — Oklahoma City, OK @ The Criterion
Nov. 19 — Austin, TX @ ACL Live at the Moody Theater
Nov. 22 — Irving, TX @ The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Nov. 24 — Houston, TX @ Reventon Music Center
Nov. 26 — New Orleans, LA @ Fillmore New Orleans
Nov. 27 — Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
Nov. 29 — Orlando, FL @ Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Nov. 30 — St. Petersburg, FL @ The Mahaffey Theater
Dec. 1 — West Palm Beach, FL @ Kravis Center
Dec. 3 — Atlanta, GA @ Coca-Cola Roxy
Dec. 5 — Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz
Dec. 6 — Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore Charlotte
Dec. 7 — Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues Myrtle Beach

Tool, Korn, Rob Zombie lead Welcome to Rockville 2019 lineup

Tool, Korn, Rob Zombie, and Incubus are some of the bands slated to make their way to north Florida in the spring for the ninth annual Welcome to Rockville. On Monday (Dec. 3), Danny Wimmer Presents unleashed the full lineup for next year’s edition of the annual rock and metal-centric music festival.

Joining the aforementioned acts on the event’s roster will be the Prodigy, Bring Me the Horizon, Evanescence, Chevelle, Flogging Molly, Killswitch Engage, Circa Survive, Tom Morello, Shinedown, and Judas Priest, who will make their Welcome to Rockville debut.

“Judas Priest are primed and ready to unleash new Firepower with full metal fury on the USA again as we are one of the headliners at Welcome To Rockville in Jacksonville, Florida! The Priest is back!” lead vocalist Rob Halford said in a press statement.

Chris Kilmore of Incubus adds: “We’re excited to return to Jacksonville and play at Welcome to Rockville in 2019! There are some great bands on the bill and we can’t wait to see our friends in Tool, the Prodigy, as well as many others. See you there!”

As if the lineup for next year’s event wasn’t enough, festival organizers also revealed that the yearly event has expanded from two days to three.

Dubbed “Florida’s Biggest Rock Experience,” the music festival will return to its longtime home of Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, Florida during the weekend of May 3-5.

Last year’s event was certificated sold out with a whopping 90,000 attendees showing up for the two-day event.

Tickets for Welcome to Rockville go on sale this Friday, Dec. 7, at noon EST. Tickets available include weekend general admission, weekend VIP, single-day general admission, and single-day VIP. For more information about the lineup, tickets, or general questions, head on over to Welcome to Rockville’s website.

For now, the complete daily music lineup can be seen below.

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Incubus, Cage the Elephant, Beck to headline Shaky Knees 2019

Incubus, Cage the Elephant, and Beck are just some of the musicians who will be making their way to Atlanta in early May for the 2019 incarnation of the Shaky Knees music festival. On Wednesday (Nov. 14), festival organizers unveiled the lineup for the upcoming springtime event. Staying true to its main music genres, the lineup boosts artists from the alternative, mainstream rock, folk, and indie worlds.

Joining Incubus, Cage the Elephant, and Beck on the three-day music festival’s roster will be Tame Impala, Tears for Fears, Interpol, Foals, The Strusts, Grouplove, Father John Misty, Dashboard Confessional, Sharon Van Etten, Tash Sultana, Deerhunter, Liz Phair, and Phosphorsecent

Also featured on the bill are Mark Lanegan, the Dandy Warhols, Black Lips, Japanese Breakfast, Oh Sees, Calpurnia, Pedro the Lion, Natalie Prass, Soccer Mommy, The Joy Formidable, Lucy Dacus, Foxing, Low Cut Connie, Rayland Baxter, and Welshly Arms. The official poster for the forthcoming festival can be seen below.

Shaky Knees will return to its home of Central Park in Atlanta during the weekend of May 3-5. General admission and VIP passes are currently available for purchase. For more information about the lineup, tickets, and any additional questions you may have, head on over to the festival’s website here.

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System of a Down, Deftones, Incubus to headline Aftershock 2018

Music festival season usually takes place during the spring and summer months, but that doesn’t mean music fans will not get any festivals during the cooler months. On Monday (April 9), Aftershock Music Festival organizers unveiled their lineup for the 2018 incarnation of the annual event. System of a Down, Deftones, Incubus, Alice in Chains, and Godsmack are just some of the bands that will make the trek to California during the second week of October for Aftershock 2018.

For System of a Down, their appearance at Aftershock will not only be their first time playing at the event, it will also mark their first show in the United States in three years. Their confirmed performance also coincides with the 20th anniversary of the group’s self-titled debut; System of a Down was released in 1998.

As if celebrating their debut album’s “China” anniversary wasn’t enough, the group has also unveiled plans to go on a short, weeklong trek coinciding with their appearance at the event. Hitting the road alongside them will be fellow Aftershock performers, At the Drive-In. Those dates can be found on SOAD’s website.

“Sacto, we’re coming for you. Proud that you’re our capital and not DC,” System of a Down’s Serj Tankian said in a press statement.

“It’s been a minute since we’ve played Sacramento, so it just felt right to return by headlining Aftershock,” continues guitarist/vocalist Daron Malakian.

Joining System of a Down as one of the headliners this year will be Sacramento-founded band, Deftones. The California guys previously played the event in 2012 and 2015, but this year, they will be one of the big-print acts. Even though the Deftones call the capital of California home, this will be their first headlining gig in their hometown in nearly seven years. This all comes as the guys celebrate their 30th anniversary later this year.

In addition to System of a Down, Deftones, Incubus, Alice in Chains and Godsmack, this year’s lineup will also include Shinedown, 311, Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, At the Drive-In, Seether, Jonathan Davis, Bullet For My Valentine, Underoath, Black Veil Brides, Hellyeah, Asking Alexandria, Sevendust, Everlast, GWAR, and many more. According to the official press release from Danny Wimmer Presents, more artists will be announced as the show gets closer.

Aftershock Music Festival will return to Discovery Park in downtown Sacramento during the weekend of Oct. 13-14. Tickets for the two-day show will go on sale beginning this Friday, April 13, at noon PST. General admission and VIP tickets will be available as well as hotel options. Service fees on all tickets purchased will include a 50 cent charity fee for the T.J. Martell Foundation. Attendees are encouraged to buy their tickets as soon as they go on sale because tickets have sold out for three years straight.

For more information about Aftershock 2018, head on over to the festival’s website here.

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Billy Idol, Nick Jonas, Pitbull lead SunFest 2018 lineup

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The lineup for SunFest 2018 is out and like with past years, it looks like festival organizers made it their mission to make sure every music taste is satisfied. On Wednesday (Feb. 21), the official lineup for the 2018 incarnation of the annual South Florida music festival was unveiled. Headlining the four-day music festival this year will be Billy Idol, Girl Talk, Zedd, Incubus, Logic, Rae Sremmurd, Nick Jonas, 311, and Mr. Worldwide himself, Pitbull.

“We create our lineup to appeal to a variety of people and musical interests,” SunFest executive director Paul Jamieson explained in a statement.

As with past years, Jamieson’s statement still rings true. This year’s roster does have a little bit for every particular music taste as well as those who are interested in stepping out of their comfort zone. Holding down the fort for the pop-loving crowd are acts like Pitbull, Nick Jonas, Zedd, and DNCE while hip-hop fans will be able to enjoy performances by Rae Sremmurd and PartyNextDoor.

For the older fans in the crowd, the music festival was able to secure legendary acts like Billy Idol, who will headline the first night of the event, and KC and the Sunshine Band, who will perform Saturday afternoon. For the rock-loving crowd, bands like Incubus, Grouplove, Dreamers, and 311 will hit the stage throughout the weekend.

SunFest 2018 will invade downtown West Palm Beach from May 3 to May 6. The multi-stage event will return to its home on Flagler Drive right on the waterfront in downtown West Palm Beach. Early bird tickets are currently available on the festival’s website here. Early bird tickets cost $37-$75 with prices increasing on March 9.

The complete artist roster for SunFest 2018 can be seen below while the daily schedule/performance times can be found on SunFest’s website.

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Blink-182, Coheed and Cambria, Jack White to headline Bunbury Music Festival 2018

Blink-182, Coheed and Cambria, and Jack White are just some of the bands who make their way to Ohio in early June for this year’s Bunbury Music Festival. On Friday (Jan. 26), the Cincinnati-based music festival unveiled its lengthy and rock band-centric lineup for the 2018 incarnation of the annual event.

Blink-182 spent most of last year on the road touring behind 2016’s release, California, as well as dropping music videos for as many of the record’s tracks as possible. Much like blink, Coheed and Cambria hit the road in the spring of 2017 where they performed their third studio album, Good Apollo, I’m Burning Star IV: From Fear Through The Eyes of Madness, in its entirety at every show.

As for Jack White, Bunbury is another music festival that the musician will perform at during the summer months. Earlier this month, the former White Stripes frontman confirmed not only the release of his third studio album (Boarding House Reach), but also a lengthy tour which includes all his previously announced music festival appearances.

Joining blink-182, Coheed and Cambria, and White on the bill for the music festival’s seventh year will be Incubus, Royal Blood, Foster the People, Third Eye Blind, Dropkick Murphys, Young the Giant, The Front Bottoms, Peter Bjorn and John, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Fitz and the Tantrums, Misterwives, LANY, and many more.

“We are very excited about the lineup we’ve put together for 2018,” says PromoWest Productions’ Scott Stienecker in a press release. “The caliber, strength and depth of this year’s festival is attributed, in large part, to the city of Cincinnati and its continued support to make this one of the premier boutique musical festivals in the country.”

Tickets for the three-day music festival are currently available with three different ticket options to pick from. For more information, head on over to Bunbury’s website here.

Bunbury Music Festival 2018 is set to take place during the weekend of June 1-3 at the music festival’s usual location along the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati. As with previous years, the festival will encompass the entire area throughout Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove.

For now, the complete lineup for the 2018 incarnation of Bunbury Music Festival can be seen below.

Listen: Incubus release ‘Nimble Bastard’

Incubus has been teasing new music for what has seemed like a year. With pictures on Instagram and updates on social media, fans were beginning to wonder if we would ever hear the new material they were working on. On Thursday (Feb. 16), things changed when the California-founded band unleashed the lead single from their upcoming eighth studio album. The new track, “Nimble Bastard,” made its debut on KROQ’s The Kevin and Bean show with a little bit of help from guitarist Mike Einziger and drummer Jose Pasillas. Footage of Einziger and Pasillas’ time on the show can be seen here.

In addition to the premiere of the new song, Einziger further elaborated on the new album details. The new record will officially be titled 8 and is set to hit stores on April 21 through Island Record. As if the new track, the album name, and release date was not enough, the group confirmed even more tour dates with Jimmy Eat World. The “Incubus8” tour is set to begin on July 6 at the Perfect Vodka Amphitheater in West Palm Beach and wrap up on August 19 at the White River Amphitheatre in Seattle.

Tickets for the shows are currently available here while the complete list of tour dates can be seen below.

JIMMY EAT WORLD/INCUBUS TOUR DATES:

07/06 – West Palm Beach, FL – Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre
07/07 – Tampa, FL – Mid Florida Credit Union Amphitheatre
07/08 – Atlanta, GA – Lakewood Amphitheatre
07/11 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
07/12 – Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
07/14 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
07/15 – Syracuse, NY – Lakeview Amphitheater
07/16 – Bethel, NY – Bethel Woods Center For The Arts
07/18 – Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center
07/19 – Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
07/20 – Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
07/22 – Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
07/23 – Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
07/25 – Cleveland, OH – Blossom Music Center
07/26 – Burgettstown, PA – KeyBank Pavilion
07/27 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
07/29 – Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
07/30 – Noblesville, IN – Klipsch Music Center
08/01 – St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
08/02 – New Orleans, LA – Bold Sphere at Champions Square
08/04 – The Woodlands, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
08/05 – Austin, TX – Austin360 Amphitheatre
08/06 – Dallas, TX – Starplex Pavilion
08/09 – Salt Lake City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre
08/11 – Chula Vista, CA – Sleep Train Amphitheatre
08/12 – Phoenix, AZ – AK-Chin Pavilion
08/14 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl
08/16 – Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
08/18 – Portland, OR – Sunlight Supply Amphitheatre
08/19 – Seattle, WA – White River Amphitheatre

Incubus Post Lyric Video for New Song

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Happy Friday, Incubus fans!

The band have released the seocnd new song from their upcoming new album, Trust Fall (Side A).

The new track is titled “Make Out Party” and will be featured on the album set to be released next Tuesday, May 12.

Listen to the new song below.

Don’t forget, Incubus will be hitting the road this Summer with the Deftones.

Full tour dates can be seen here.

Incubus and Deftones to Head Out on Joint Summer Tour

Get ready to have a super packed Summer full of concerts because another big line-up has joined the list.

Today, Incubus and the Deftones jointly announced they will hitting the road together for their month and a half-long co-headlining Summer tour. Death from Above 1979 and the Bots will be supporting the mega-bands for the majority of the trek.

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The tour will officially kick off at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, MI on July 22 and wrap up at the Sleep Train Amphitheatre in San Diego on August 30.

The full schedule can be seen below.

INCUBUS/DEFTONES CO-HEADLINING SUMMER TOUR:

07/22 – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre *^
07/23 – Tinley Park, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre ^
07/25 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center *^
08/04 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center *^
08/05 – Wantagh, NY @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater *^
08/07 – Manfield, MA @ Xfinity Center *^
08/08 – Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center *^
08/09 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion *^
08/12 – Atlanta, GA @ Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood *^
08/13 – Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORDIA Credit Union Amphitheatre *^
08/14 – West Palm Beach, FL @ Coral Sky Amphitheatre *^
08/16 – New Orleans, LA @ Bold Sphere Music at Champion’s Square *^
08/17 – Austin, TX @ Austin360 Amphitheater *^
08/19 – Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion *^
08/20 – Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion *^
08/24 – Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre *^
08/26 – Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre *^
08/30 – San Diego, CA @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre *^

* = w/ Death From Above 1979
^ = w/ The Bots

Tickets for he massive arena tour will begin on April 24 on Live Nation’s website.

Incubus will be touring in support of their two upcoming EPs, the first being Trust Fall (Side A) due out on May 12. As for the Deftones, they are currently in the process of recording their eighth studio album, the follow-up to 2012’s Koi No Yokan.