Alex Cohen

Music News
3:03 pm
Sun August 17, 2014

The Man Who Was Gene Ween, Back From The Bottom

Aaron Freeman, formerly known as Gene Ween, released the debut record with his new band, simply called Freeman, this July.
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Originally published on Mon August 18, 2014 7:59 am

Aaron Freeman and Mickey Melchiondo grew up in New Hope, Pa., and quickly became friends, bonding over their love of music one day in the eighth grade.

"I remember going to his house and he was writing, you know, these punk-rock riffs," Freeman says. "I just started screaming into the mic onto a cheap tape recorder cassette, and that was it."

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