- Creator Backlash: As detailed in his interview with RadioSEGA, Johnny has no love for Live at the Gods Festival 2002 due to jet lag and a pileup of technical difficulties. Even during the concert, Johnny was so openly dissatisfied with the sound mixing that he stormed off the stage during the solo to "Face the Night" to give the sound engineer an earful."Can you hear this shit? 'Cause it sounds like fucking shit up here!"
- In Memoriam: The instrumental "31-91" is a tribute to concert promoter Bill Graham, who'd promoted such rock bands as Jefferson Airplane, The Grateful Dead and Neal Schon's former band Journey.
- Saved from Development Hell: Leaving the End Open spent at least five years in the works under the working title Just Add Water.
- Sequel Gap: Their first three albums were released almost ten years apart.
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