Related Information for Faktion Faktion formed in 2002 as a four-piece group after the band members met at the University of North Texas. Originally, guitarist Marshal Dutton was the band's vocalist, but frontman Ryan Gibbs was recruited and the band became a five-piece group.In 2004, the band independently recorded and released an EP titled Make a Dent. In October of 2004, the band signed a record deal with Roadrunner Records. Their self titled debut album Faktion was produced by Brett Hestla (Dark New Day).. read more