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. 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.