Brandon Charles Boyd (born February 15, 1976) is the lead vocalist and percussionist of the alternative rock band Incubus. He was born in Van Nuys, California. Brandon Boyd grew up in Calabasas, California. His parents Dolly and Charles, both of whom had experience in entertainment, had nurtured his creative side since he was a child. He had first met Jose Pasillas in elementary school in the 1980s, but it wasn't until high school that he was asked to join a band that already included Jose, Mike Einziger, and Alex Katunich.