Dirk Lance — Ex-Incubus Bassist Digs in for Divorce

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Dirk Lance — the original bassist for the band Incubus — is about to be a single man … his wife is pulling the plug on their 7-year marriage.

According to court docs filed in L.A. County Superior Court, Lance”s wife — Emily Felz Hansen — claims the couple separated on August 15 … and blames the split on irreconcilable differences.

Lance — real name Alex Katunich — married Emily back in 2004 … they have a 1-year-old daughter together. Emily is asking for joint legal custody of the child. She also wants primary physical custody … with Dirk getting visitation rights.

The docs show Emily is also asking for Alex to foot her legal bills.

Lance first joined Incubus in 1991 … and played with the band until 2003, playing on 5 of their albums including the monster hit “Morning View.”