At first, Boyd had copied several drawings from a sex education book that Einziger's mother had given them, but he decided to stop using it after several prospective fans had been confused by their fliers ("What kind of band is this? So the band had to retreat back to using their own artwork. Boyd in particular attracted a large number of female fans.He is known for having some guitar parts during live performances. In a 2001 interview, Spin Magazine said "Considering his androgynous beauty and sweet demeanor, plus Incubus' kid-tested/mother-approved guitar rock, it's no surprise he's MTV's newest weapon of mass heartbreak.’ You know, we’re just going to go out and do what our fans want from us which is, you know, play songs that they’re familiar with and catch up on some on the new music and become familiar with that.
Brandon grew up in Calabasas, CA with Ricky Taylor who inspired him to write music.
He has a new website, a new solo album coming out, a new book coming out, new artwork, and an interview with legendary filmmaker David Lynch about the Make Yourself Foundation. Incubus singer Brandon Boyd has long talked about releasing a new solo album, and now, he’s a bit closer to that goal.
During a recent chat with Billboard, Boyd opened up about working on his next solo album and a number of other projects while Incubus are taking a break.“It’s awesome,” Boyd said, regarding the new solo set.
In an interview, Brandon explained that he had "yet to stumble across his best work" because he lacked the ability to read music.
Boyd designed concert fliers advertising their early performances. went largely unnoticed in the mainstream, but subsequent releases Make Yourself and Morning View were commercial successes.Brandon Charles Boyd (born February 15, 1976) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, author, and visual artist.