come one, come all to an incubus tribute party

To celebrate the launch of our favorite band’s first studio album in 5 years (according to Brandon himself), + kick off their highly-anticipated July 28 Araneta Coliseum concert, Incubus Street Team Philippines cordially invites you to join An Incubus Party: If Not Now, When? on Thursday, 14 July 9PM at B Side – Makati.Β  This will be an evening of good, solid rocking fun + charity! With live performances by Dash Between Dates, LIME, Soil and Green, Letter Day Story, KJWAN and MALAY.

Copies of the new album, If Not Now, When?, as well as Incubus Philippines T-shirts, will be sold at the venue. Lots of prizes will also be given away, including concert tickets + a meet + greet! So what are you waiting for, are you in?

Tickets are priced at P150 for the benefit of Make Yourself Foundation, RockEd Philippines + Bantay Bata 163.

This event is sponsored by: Universal Channel, Sony Music, Β Ovation Productions, Jack TV, At The Womb, Full Circle Communications, Store and Stack, UR Face Radio, Odysseylive.net, Indie Band News, MYX + Odyssey Music and Video

Do visit Incubus Street Team Philippnes page for more details!

See you there + let’s rock on! πŸ˜‰

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my new favorite pink site!

It seems like a lifetime ago when I last joined this pink meme + today I am excited to write about my pink share πŸ˜€

I have been frequenting this new site, incubushq.com, of late. It came as quite a surprise that this rockin’ rock gods chose pink to be the banner color of their new site, but I love it! + I think the color combi rocks πŸ˜‰Β  They have chock full of the latest tidbits + news on my favorite band. They also show live interview and impromptu performance from the band. A lot of fans from all over the US are flocking the head quarters, which is said to be located somewhere in California, to see the boys! Heck, if I live around the neighborhood, I’d probably spend my afternoon, yep with Jared tuck in my arms, at the new incubus digs! ;D

Earlier, I was able to watch a live streaming of the band’s Morning View Top to Bottom performance. Tomorrow, they will be playing something else. So I will make sure to check out the site regularly! This is a great warm up for their upcoming Manila concert in 28 July! I just can’t wait + I really need to brush up on the old songs’ lyrics as I have forgotten some of them!

So, to all the incu-nutters out there, check out the HQ whenever you can. You just don’t know what might be in store for you πŸ™‚

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incubus live in manila on july 28!

I posted a few weeks back that my most favorite band of all (okay my other most favorite band of all ;)) is coming over to the Philippine shores for yet another rockin’ + explosive show on July 28, 2011. If Not Now, When? World Tour 2011-2012 is in support of their brand new studio album (which is their first in 5 years!) of the same title which will be released on July 12!

Ticket sells at the following rates (prices from ticketnet.com.ph):

PATRON STANDING (PT101) 6340
PATRON STANDING (PT103) 5810
PATRON SEATED (Reserved Seating) 6865
LOWER BOX (LB200 & LB201) (Reserved Seating) 6865
LOWER BOX (LB202 – 215) (Reserved Seating) 4755
UPPER BOX A (Reserved Seating) 3170
UPPER BOX B 1585
GENERAL ADMISSION 795

 

This will be the 2nd time they’ll be playing the Araneta (+ the 3rd time they’re playing in Manila, + the 3rd time I’ll be watching, too! Woot!) + I bet multitudes of Incu-addicts will flock to watch their demi-gods perform, of course, myself included, although am just not sure if I can afford to shell out that much for a front row seat this time. Apart from now being officially jobless, I am only imagining how many packs of diapers + cans of milk formula I can buy with that amount + am beginning to convince myself that I think I’d settle for a much affordable ticket this time around (with a chance to meet the guys backstage, I’m hoping ;))!

Regardless of your seat location, I bet everyone will have a good time listening to the boys perform their hearts out. I can’t wait to hear the new songs from the new album played live, as much as I can’t wait to hear my old all-time favorites being played too! I hope they play The Warmth, New Skin, Oil + Water, Diamonds + Coals, Rogues, A Certain Shade of Green. Ohh, I can go on + on forever, but I know they’d only play about 20 songs + it won’t matter which one since they are all my favorites anyway! πŸ™‚

I know all of us Incubus fans are on the edge of our seats, tottering in anticipation-madness, until July 28 finally arrives, but more the meantime, let us relax + enjoy the gloomy weather whilst listening to this second single off the If Not Now, When? album. Here’s a little background from Brandon about the story of this song (from mtv.com):

“I’ve kind of played with the idea of storytelling before, but never so precisely as I have on this album … [on] two songs in particular: ‘Promises, Promises’ and another track called ‘Isadore,’ ” he explained. ” ‘Promises, Promises,’ is a story about a girl and a guy β€” go figure β€” and the girl has built up so much armor around herself with the things that she knows how to do.

“And so, I used these metaphors in the song of, like, magic, like she’s an illusionist, so she creates these illusions around her,” he continued. “And she’s gotten so good at it that she meets somebody who potentially could be someone that could help her break through those illusions and those walls, she can’t really recognize that he could be the real thing, or they could be the real thing, so she’s asking him for one thing: ‘Don’t make me any promises.’ “

Here’s Brandon’s two-cents on the new album (also from mtv.com):

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And here’s the new song Promises, Promises, enjoy!

Brandon also blogged about what he has to say about the rest of the album, + you can read it here For more info, don’t forget to visit their site! I hope it tides you over until July 28! πŸ™‚

See you at the Araneta soon, boys + girls! Rock on!

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