MullMuzzler was the name given to vocalist James LaBrie
's musical side project, wherein he had far greater creative input over the album's direction, unlike in Dream Theater
. The band consists of LaBrie, Matt Guillory, Mike Mangini and other guests. The band released two albums as MullMuzzler - "Keep It To Yourself" (1999), and "MullMuzzler 2" (2001).
For simplicity's sake, MullMuzzler dropped the (rather confusing) band name, with "Elements of Persuasion" in 2005, simply crediting the album as a James LaBrie