INCUBUS GOES LIVE TODAY WITH iTUNES AND INCUBUS OFFICIAL STORE PRE-ORDERS OF 8, THEIR UPCOMING EIGHTH STUDIO ALBUM
(Mar. 17, 2017 – New York, NY) Multi-platinum alt-rock icons Incubus, celebrating in 2017 the 20th anniversary of their major label debut album, go live today at http://smarturl.it/Incubus8 with iTunes and Shop.IncubusHQ.com with the Official Store for exclusive music bundle pre-orders of 8, their aptly titled eighth studio album, arriving April 21st on Island Records. 8 includes tracks that were co-produced and mixed by Skrillex, (see below for full album breakdown). On April 25th, four nights after the album release, Incubus will appear on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!.
iTunes pre-orders of 8 will include two instant grat tracks: “Nimble Bastard,” the new single from Incubus, and “Glitterbomb.” “Nimble Bastard” was launched with an iHeart Radio world premiere and live appearance on KROQ’s Kevin and Bean program in Incubus’ hometown, Los Angeles. “State Of The Art” will go up as the next instant grat track on March 31st; “Undefeated” will follow on April 7th. “Nimble Bastard” and “Glitterbomb” will also be available as stand alone tracks for streaming partners.
The final track listing of 8 is as follows: 1. No Fun * 2. Nimble Bastard * 3. State Of The Art * 4. Glitterbomb * 5. Undefeated * 6. Loneliest * 7. When I Became A Man * 8. Familiar Faces * 9. Love In A Time Of Surveillance * 10. Make No Sound In The Digital Forest * 11. Throw Out The Map.
Tickets are now on sale for Incubus’ first major headline North American summer tour since 2015, with support by Arizona-based Jimmy Eat World and Nashville’s Judah & the Lion. The 30-city tour of the U.S. and Canada will open July 6that Perfect Vodka Amphitheater in West Palm Beach, and wrap up six weeks later at White River Amphitheater in Seattle on August 19th. Each pair of mobile/internet concert tickets sold will include a copy of the 8 album. For more ticket information please visitlivenation.com. (See complete dates below.)
On April 3rd, Incubus will join Daya, Halsey, Imagine Dragons, Macklemore, Skrillex, Tinashe, and Zedd at WELCOME!, a special fundraising concert for the ACLU at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The event, which started as a call-to-action on Twitter in response to the recent immigration ban, was organized by artist/DJ/producer Zedd.
“Nimble Bastard” is the first new single from Incubus since “Absolution Calling,” from their Island debut EP, the Top 10 Trust Fall (Side A). Prior to that, Incubus – Brandon Boyd (lead vocals), Mike Einziger (lead guitar), Chris Kilmore (turntables, keyboards), Ben Kenney(bass), and José Pasillas II (drums) – played two weeks of shows in Australia (including the Soundwave Music Festival with Faith No More and Soundgarden), Japan, and Singapore.
Incubus emerged from Calabasas, California, with theirindie debut album Fungus Amongus in 1995. Starting with 1997’s S.C.I.E.N.C.E., they went on to release six studio albums on the Epic/Immortal label (the last three produced by Brendan O’Brien), achieving RIAA gold, platinum and multi-platinum success; as well as five live albums. Four of their songs have hit #1 on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart, including “Drive” (2000, also Top 10 Pop), “Megalomaniac” (2003), “Anna-Molly” (2006), and “Love Hurts” (2008).