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Means were a Post-hardcore/Melodic hardcore band from Regina, Saskatchewan. The band was formed in 2000 under the name of Means 2 An End. They were originally from the small city of Dauphin, Manitoba. In 2003, they relocated to Regina.Read More...
After many years of touring, the band began to accumulate a large fanbase. It was around this time, in 2005, that original bassist Blair Roberts quit to pursue a family. He was replaced by Dylan Johnstone(formerly of Yorkton, SK hardcore group Statement of Service). They remained a 3-piece until mid 2006 when Todd joined so Dylan could switch to lead vocals. This era of the band saw them switch to a straight up Metalcore sound ispired by Shai Hulud and Misery Signals.The group toured in the US and Canada constantly, and was featured in the June 2007 issue of Alternative Press magazine as well as multiple other publications. Their 2007 album, Sending You Strength, was released in the US on Facedown Record.
Their latest record, To Keep Me From Sinking, was well received and let this band drop of the scene gracefully and happily after this final album
Means disbanded after a series of farewell shows in select Canadian cities as well as a few US cities.
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