- Un-Canceled: Don't trust Tobias whenever he says he's "retiring" the project.
- What Could Have Been: Tobias attempted repeatedly to recruit Ronnie James Dio onto the project. It's since been said that Dio was highly interested in joining, but could never find the time. Now, with Dio gone, that prospect has quite definitively ended.
- Meat Loaf was originally going to perform lead vocals on "Mystery of a Blood Red Rose", but Meat's management ultimately decided against it.
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