Ok fellow UG'ers, meet the new guys on the UG stage: this time it's a progressive rock band Fukana from Portland!
We are four-piece band Fukana from Portland, Maine. We play a lot of mixed styles of music, and mostly head towards progressive rock. Formed mostly by the drummer, Fukana came together slowly over the years, and now we have come out of our shell.
The drummer (Jamie) came up with the name a long while back, starting out as a jam band to say the least turned into something much more. The name has some very literal meaning if you look it closer. The true meaning may be found using ancient chinese syllabic language, or maybe not...
We are extremely influenced by Nonpoint, Deftones, Tool, Sevendust, and Mudvayne. Although we write our own music, these bands have helped us with new ideas, and have kept us going!
When you made your first gig? How much your playing? Why did you decide to start a band? I remember this awesome gig we played at MCLA in Mass. It was such a high energy show! I remember for that show, we gave it all we got, and we got plenty in return! Fukana plays shows locally all the time, and out of state shows when they come up!
Our demo was recorded, and mastered by us, alone! We all love the fact that maybe someday we'll be huge, and get our music out to a million or more people!
Fukana has an awesome stlye of music, going from crisp, clean guitars, to low end distortion, and everything inbetween. With songs that tell a story of heartfelt tales, you can't go wrong!
Here is the link to our band's official website: http://listen.to/fukana.