KD Guest Lectures in Vancouver & Saskatoon

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It’s been a busy month for me as a guest lecturer across Western Canada. I’d like to give a sincere thank you to my friends at The Recording Institute of Saskatoon (www.rais.ca), the Nimbus School of Recording and Media (www.nimbusrecording.com), and the Pacific Audio Visual Institute (www.pacificAV.com) for having me as guest lecturer in their music & business classes. I had … Read More

Def Leppard Part Two

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Wow. What a trip it has been!! The Def Leppard guys have been absolute gems, every arena has been sold out or very close to, and the crowds have been the best of our career. Saskatoon last night was truly special…playing a packed SaskTel Centre has always been a dream of mine since seeing my first concert there (AC/DC in … Read More

Def Leppard tour starts with a bang

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Words I never thought I’d say: we played a sold out Rogers Arena last night in Vancouver. 14,000 came out to see us and Def Leppard, and it was the loudest crowd of my life. It’s an honoured that I was asked to chronicle the tour for my hometown paper the Star Phoenix…you can read part 1 of my Road … Read More

My First Article Published in the USA!!

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I’m honoured and excited to have been named the Law & Music columnist for DRUM! Magazine in the USA!! I’ll be publishing articles several times a year, giving legal and career advice to hundreds of thousands of subscribers across North America! Thank you DRUM!  

My First Feature in Canadian Musician!!

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Well, what can I say. Every now and then, when you’re chasing your dream, you get signs you’re on the right path. I’ve been reading Canadian Musician religiously since I started drumming in ’98, and never really thought I’d be their feature. Truly honoured, slightly bewildered. Hits stands today!!!  

Interview with Music Box Artist Consulting

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A big thank you to Bonnie McGrew and the great people at Vancouver’s Music Box Artist Consulting for choosing me for their Entertainment Law feature this week. Click here for the full interview, and check out the entire Music Box site for more.

What Rights Do You Have As a Song Co-Writer?

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If you are a song co-writer, you have certain rights. But so does the other song co-writer. What rights do each of you have in the co-written song? Can you make further changes to the song without the co-writer’s consent, or sign off on the use of that song in film or television? Can you record a version of that … Read More