There are at least four artists named "Faction". 1. A hardcore punk rock band from Halloween 1982 until Halloween 1985. Coming from the heart of the San Jose, California skateboard scene, the band was one of the original Skate Rock bands whose music and lifestyle tastes centered on skateboarding and punk rock. 2. A UK band who released a 7" called "You've Got The Fire" on the Subhumans' Bluurg label in 1983. They also released a cassette on 96 Tapes.