Temperance is: 1) A Canadian dance act; 2) A Hardcore Band from Providence, USA; 3) A Death Metal from Växjö, Sweden. 1) Temperance was created as a trio in Toronto. Lorraine Reid, the vocalist, was born in Toronto in 1977 and made her singing debut at a Parents' Night conference in grade school at the age of four. In addition to singing, she studied Linguistics and Psychology at York University in Toronto. She primarily enjoys listening to vocal jazz, rhythm and blues, and reggae.