Prog, Fusion, Metal, Leather, & Sweat

Prog, Fusion, Metal, Leather, & Sweat

01. On the Road by Noon
02. The Approaching Storm
03. Tokyo Rain
04. The End of the World
05. Sudden Impluse
06. Decide For Yourself
07. A Million Miles Away
08. Sky Dancer
09. When the Walls Fell
10. Jubilee (encore w/ classical medley)

Recorded live in the USA 1999


Release date: June 2001
Label: StellarVox Music (SV 2001-2)
Distributed in Japan by Marquee Inc.
2001 Bill Berends. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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The players:


Bill Berends: guitars, midi-guitar, vocal
Rich Berends: drums
Mickey Simmonds: keyboards
Lisa Bouchelle: vocal & acoustic guitar
Bob Eckman: bass (R.I.P.)



  • NEARfest 1999 tour set.
  • 80 minutes total playing time.
  • 12 page booklet with over 75 action packed color photos.
  • Check out this Progressive World review!
  • Listen to a sample here



    "one of the most interesting live recordings in the last decade..."
    - Progressive World

    "This disc is great! Great live production & love the pix too!"
    - Tom Gagliardi, Gagliarchives Radio 88.9FM Philadelphia

    Read the NEARfest '99 concert review which inspired the title here.


  • The CD is available in the Mastermind store
  • Now available as a digital download.