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Bill Berends

Bill Berends
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Bill Berends is a New Jersey based guitarist, best known the leader of progressive rock band Mastermind, and a member of the Berends Brothers Band.
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Releases on file (14)
Akiko's Cosmo Space — Julähsica to This Wonderful Day Akiko's Cosmo Space — Julähsica to This Wonderful Day
(Musea MP-3308, 2015, CD)
Bill Berends — In My Dreams I Can Fly Bill Berends — In My Dreams I Can Fly
((Not on label) , 2012, CD)
Mastermind — Insomnia Mastermind — Insomnia
(Lion Music LMC279, 2010, CD)
Mastermind — Broken Mastermind — Broken
((Not on label) no#, 2005, CD)
Mastermind — Another Cold & Rainy Night - Conduit Club Live 2002 Mastermind — Another Cold & Rainy Night - Conduit Club Live 2002
((Not on label) , 2002/2008, DL)
Mastermind — Angels of the Apocalypse Mastermind — Angels of the Apocalypse
(Inside Out Music IOMACD 2010, 2000, CD)
Mastermind — Prog, Fusion, Metal, Leather, & Sweat Mastermind — Prog, Fusion, Metal, Leather, & Sweat
((Not on label) , 1999, CD)
Mastermind — Excelsior! Mastermind — Excelsior!
(Avalon Records MICY-1073, 1998, CD)
Mastermind — Live in Tokyo Mastermind — Live in Tokyo
(Cyclops CYCLUB 002, 1997, CD)
Mastermind — IV - Until Eternity Mastermind — IV - Until Eternity
(Cyclops CYCL 043, 1996, CD)
Mastermind — Live 1995 Mastermind — Live 1995
((Not on label) , 1995/1998, DL)
Mastermind — III - Tragic Symphony Mastermind — III - Tragic Symphony
(Cyclops , 1994/1995, CD)
Mastermind — Volume Two: Brainstorm Mastermind — Volume Two: Brainstorm
(Cyclops , 1991/1997, CD)
Mastermind — Volume One Mastermind — Volume One
(Cyclops , 1987/1996, CD)

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