Flashback Friday: Default Goes Down Under

The picture posted here was from the first time we went to Australia to be introduced to the record label and do a couple of TV spots, in this picture Danny and I are in front of the famous Sydney Opera House. But what I’d like to tell you all about is the second time we went to Australia and …

Remembering Cory

Today marks a sad anniversary. On November 3, 2011 the music community lost an amazing guitar player, performer, and proud to say one of my friends. On January 8, 2003 my good friend, Phil Calfy, asked me to come down to Nashville to record on three of his tracks. Phil being a good friend of mine I jumped on the …

Flashback Friday: Playing for Gene Simmons

Back roughly in 2008 I was helping out band called Soul Side In. We got to do a showcase for Gene Simmons in Edmonton. Default was playing the same venue a month later. Gene is one of my childhood heros so it was a huge honor to perform for somebody that I had studied and stolen from. The performance went well, …

Flashback Friday: Jesters Revenge

This was the band that I joined when I first moved out west. My first landing spot was Kelowna, BC and these were the fellas that I started my first western band with called Jesters Revenge. We did this photoshoot before we even had a drummer, the guy to the left is Brandon Chesler. He was a high school friend …

Flashback Friday: Creative Pregnancy Photo

Another “busy” week has come and gone and Dave and I have yet again had a chance to sit down together and plan a Default Flashback Friday (where he tells old stories from the road days). So as I was posting something else on Facebook, I checked my notifications and Facebook told me I had memories to look back on …