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frame|right|Promotional photo of the band."Bane", a hardcore punk band, began as a side project between Aaron Dalbec (then of Converge) and Damon Bellardo. Dalbec approached Aaron Bedard (who had previously sang for the Worcester, Massachusetts hardcore band Backbone) about singing for Bane. They went into the studio in December of 1995 with a few friends and released a 5 song demo. The next year saw the release of their first EP, and many shows throughout central Massachusetts. The home crowd reactions in all the incarnations of The Space, The Espresso Bar and The Palladium were positive. Spring of 1997 saw the release of the Free To Think, Free To Be EP, where 1998 saw the release of the Holding This Moment EP and CD collection, plus the first US Tour. Bane can be classified as a hardcore punk band from the Worcester area that is known for its energy, anthems, honesty and promotion of tolerance and unity within the hardcore scene.

In earlier albums they claimed straight edge. However, straight edge was never their main political focus. All members are currently drug free, minus the current drummer. They still perform early songs with straight edge references, such as...

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