Progressive rock-band Discipline were shaped by high-school learners Matthew Parmenter (vocals, keyboards), Jon Preston Bouda (guitar), Matthew Kennedy (bass), and Paul Dzendzel (drums) in Royal Oak, Michigan. Off their start, Parmenter augmented the group’s concert events by changing into intricate costumes for every song, very much like Peter Gabriel in early-’70s Genesis. With lyrics that concentrate on romantic relationship issues as well as the addition of Parmenter’s alto sax in to the band’s music, Self-discipline were also in comparison to Truck der Graaf Generator and Marillion. Because of their great concert events and some cassette-only releases, Self-discipline built up an excellent popularity in Detroit, Michigan, and in 1993 released their initial album, Press & Profit. To get the record, the group toured america to get such performers as Steve Howe and Anekdoten. In 1997 they released Unfolded Like Staircase, which highlighted four tracks that clocked in at least a quarter-hour longer. The live record Self-discipline Live: In to the Dream… premiered in 1999.