Childhood is the start of it all. Where we grow up, what we see but most importantly our home environment has a significant impact on the person we become in life. It shapes us. Whether good or not so good, it helps us grown and teaches major lessons. Everything starts in the home..
From the album, “The Satanic Satanist” released in 2009.
Formed in Wasilla, Alaska, Portugal. The Man grew from the band, Anatomy of a Ghost. Two members, John Gourley and Zach Carothers continued to work together to form Portugal. The Man when Anatomy of a Ghost ended. With the formation of the new band, members, Wes Hubbard, Gourley and Carothers decided to say goodbye to Alaska and relocate to Portland, Oregon. A new home and a new addition, Jason Sechrist (drums) helped get the band on the music map. With heavy use of MySpace and PureVolume for marketing purposes, Portugal. The Man released their first EP in 2005.