Bent was established in 2000,Kansas City mo. The band hit the metal scene hard and played all over the midwest, southwest, & western United States. Bent was in 3 Midwest battle of the Bands. Taking 1st place two times & 2nd place once. They also have earned the respect of other midwest bands & local Kansas City fanzines by earning awards such as: 1- Best band in (kcmo)2000! 2- Best drummer in (kcmo)2001! 3- Best guitarist in (kcmo) 2002! 4- Best frontman in (kcmo) 2003! 5- Best damn road crew (kcmo)2004! 'Bent is one of kc's must see bands' KC ROCK REVIEW. 'Bent is Kansas City's premier metal act' KC star. 'Bent's fans take over, intimidate & devour rock clubs as they are very loyal to Bent' Pitch weekly.