YouTube Video For Sometimes You Gotta Fight Hits 10,000 Views

VANN in Studio

The YouTube Video for Sometimes You Gotta Fight by VANN passed 10,000 views today. More than 80% of videos on YouTube never make it to even 500 views, so we are feeling pretty good about getting to … [Read more...]

Atlanta & Company Appearance – Release Date For Sometimes You Gotta Fight


The planned release date for "Sometimes You Gotta Fight" by VANN has been April 23rd, 2012. Due to some last minute mixes, we are moving that by a few days. It is our intention to have it out the … [Read more...]

Recording Complete

I wanted to do a quick blog update to let you know that recording of "Sometimes You Gotta Fight" for CURE Childhood Cancer is complete. What a week it was. There were many people that helped and we … [Read more...]

Sometimes You Gotta Fight Recording – Day 1

Good morning!!! Well, I was up early today. Last night I feel asleep on the couch at what had to be something in the 8 o'clock neighborhood. A busy day of work with VANN, and a few drinks at a local … [Read more...]

Tell Me Why You Cut Your Hair?


The origins of Sometimes You Gotta Fight... On September 5th, 2011 when Callie was diagnosed with Leukemia, it was a surreal experience. Kathy and I were in a daze trying to understand what was … [Read more...]

I.C. RED – VANN in the Gazette in 1993

I.C. RED Montreal Gazette 1993

(You will need to zoom in to read the article click on the newspaper story and it should let you click again to zoom). This is a snapshot of another time in VANN & Ryan Burton's life. “You will … [Read more...]

Sometimes You Gotta Fight (Song for Callie)

I am pleased to announce that my old friend and former I.C. RED bandmate VANN (Rob van Blokland) will be recording the song Sometimes You Gotta Fight (Song for Callie) with all proceeds going to CURE … [Read more...]

The start of the journey to record “Callie’s Song”

It was roughly 1992, or maybe 1993, when I last stepped foot in a big time recording studio to "officially" work on a project. It was at Frank Marino's now defunct Starbase Studio's in Montreal. … [Read more...]