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The Faction is an American hardcore punk band formed in 1982 in San Jose, California. Pioneers of the skate punk era during the early 1980s, the Faction were one of the first bands whose music and lifestyle tastes centered on punk rock and skateboarding. Their first show was opening for Social Distortion at San Jose City College on December 3rd, 1982, and their last one took place on February 22nd, 2020, still in San Jose. However, despite ending live shows, the band did not officially break up.
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000 The Faction (2) - No Hidden Messages album art The Faction (2) No Hidden Messages (Album) I M Records 000 US 1983 Sell This Version
TF-004 The Faction (2) - Dark Room album art The Faction (2) Dark Room (MiniAlbum) I M Records TF-004 US 1985 Sell This Version
MINI-LP ONE c, none The Faction (2) - Epitaph album art The Faction (2) Epitaph (MiniAlbum) Thrash Records (3) MINI-LP ONE c, none US 1986 Sell This Version
BCR203-1 The Faction (2) - Destroys O.C. Cab's 50th B-Day Bash! album art The Faction (2) Destroys O.C. Cab's 50th B-Day Bash! (Album) Beer City Records BCR203-1 US 2015 Sell This Version
NLY-005 The Faction (2) - Pegged For Live 1985 album art The Faction (2) Pegged For Live 1985 (Album) Not Like You Records NLY-005 US 2015 Sell This Version
IM-022 The Faction (2) - Greatest Grinds album art The Faction (2) Greatest Grinds (Album) I M Records IM-022 US 2020 Sell This Version
IM-014 The Faction (2) - Late Night Live! album art The Faction (2) Late Night Live!(2xLP) I M Records IM-014 US 2021 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

F 001 The Faction (2) - Yesterday Is Gone album art The Faction (2) Yesterday Is Gone (EP) I M Records F 001 US 1983 Sell This Version
TF-003 The Faction (2) - Corpse In Disguise album art The Faction (2) Corpse In Disguise (EP) I M Records TF-003 US 1984 Sell This Version
7001 The Faction (2) - The Faction / 2 Cents Worth album art The Faction (2) / 2¢ Worth The Faction (2) / 2¢ Worth - The Faction / 2 Cents Worth (Single) AVD Records 7001 US 1999 Sell This Version
SCR-004 The Faction (2) - Live In Chicago album art JFA* / Faction* JFA* / Faction* - Live In Chicago Spontaneous Combustion Records SCR-004 US 2003 Sell This Version
SCR-007 The Faction (2) - 1982 All Over Again album art The Faction (2) 1982 All Over Again (EP) Spontaneous Combustion Records SCR-007 US 2020 Sell This Version

Compilations

GR33 The Faction (2) - Collection 1982-1985 album art The Faction (2) Collection 1982-1985 (Comp) Goldenrod Records GR33 US 1996 Sell This Version
AVD CD011 The Faction (2) - Collection 2 - Uncollectable album art The Faction (2) Collection 2 - Uncollectable (Comp) AVD Records AVD CD011 US 2001 Sell This Version
IM-016 C The Faction (2) - The Faction Collection album art The Faction (2) The Faction Collection(2xLP, Comp, Ltd) I M Records IM-016 C US 2021 Sell This Version
IM-020 The Faction (2) - Room 101 album art The Faction (2) Room 101(LP, Comp, Ora) I M Records IM-020 US 2022 Sell This Version

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martin43

martin43

April 24, 2016
Since the mid 80's I've always wondered what I.M. in I.M. Records stood for, does anyone have a serious answer to this random question? Thanks👍

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