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After a two-year hiatus, Incubus returns to Las Vegas

The new sound of Incubus is more 'non-traditional' than previous studio albums

“Pardon me while I burst into flames.” Alternative rock heavyweights Incubus head to The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel for two concerts on Sept. 5 and 6.

Brandon Boyd on lead vocals, Mike Einziger on lead guitar, Chris Kilmore on turntables and keyboards, Ben Kenney on bass and José Pasillas II on drums spent the past two years off the grid as they worked on a “non-traditional” album for 2015.

Einziger told Billboard.com that although the band didn’t have “any plans of making this record” and that the new music is “pretty indicative of where we are now. This is what the band sounds like in 2015.

“The Trust Fall (Side A)” campaign launched in February with an iHeart world premiere and an appearance on KROQ's Kevin and Bean radio program in Incubus’ hometown of Los Angeles. A week later, the band took off for two weeks of shows in Australia, Japan and Singapore with gigs with Faith No More and Soundgarden.

Twenty years ago, Incubus released “Fungus Amongus,” followed by six more studio albums and five live albums. Some of their biggest songs include “Pardon Me,” “Drive,” “Megalo­maniac,” “Anna-Molly” and “Love Hurts.”

Tickets start at $69.50 and go on sale Friday.

Info: Hard Rock Hotel box office, (888) 929-7849

 

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