Fu Manchu is a Southern Californian alternative rock/stoner rock band, who released their debut single "Kept Between Trees" in 1990. Fu Manchu's lyrics tend to stick to typical rock themes such as pinball, muscle cars, drugs, women and skateboarding. They have been featured on compilations put together by Tony Hawk and ESPN's X Games, and invited to perform on the US television program Monster Garage. Their music is also featured in the documentary movie about skateboarding's founding crews, Dogtown and Z-Boys. They were also featured in the video game The BIGS 2.