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Mastermind
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Mastermind was founded in 1986 when guitarist Bill Berends and his brother, drummer Rich Berends, met bassist Phil Antolino. As a power trio, they were very much in the Emerson, Lake & Palmer style, with fast and flashy playing inside anthems of considerable grandeur — except with guitar and guitar-synthesizer leads instead of keyboards. In 1997, famed Swedish metal keyboardist Jens Johansson (ex-Yngwie Malmsteen, Stratovarius) was invited to record with the band. The second album featuring Johansson, Angels of the Apocalypse brought in mezzo-soprano vocalist Lisa Bouchelle in 1999. Subsequent recordings feature Tracy McShane as lead vocalist
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Releases on file (12)
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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