Jose Pasillas

305 – Jose Pasillas (Incubus): Change is the only constant

Jose Pasillas is a multi-platinum, Grammy Award nominated drummer and music business veteran. Since he and fellow buddies started Incubus in 1991 they’ve sold over 13 million records, toured the world many times over and cemented themselves in the annals of history. After more than 25 years in the business, Pasillas is finding new ways to stay creative, breed new life into Incubus’ older library of songs and enjoying each and every city they visit on their tour by taking long bike rides to relax and explore.

Jose Pasillas talks about:

  • Getting started playing drums
  • Starting Incubus
  • How they grew their audience
  • Getting the record deal
  • Songs he’s tired of playing
  • How he keeps road life exciting
  • Thoughts on streaming and touring
  • The new Incubus record: 8
  • His love for cycling
  • Much more

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Jose Pasillas Plays:

  • DW Drums
  • Remo Drumheads
  • Sabian Cymbals

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