For obvious reasons he doesn’t really care for his given surname, so he decided to take the stage name Dave Ryder. Here is his alter ego’s myspace page.
When I found out about this, I contacted him thru myspace, and here is a transcript of my original message, and his subsequent reply:
“—————– Original Message —————–
From: ..The Dave Ryder Band..
Date: 29 Oct 2008, 00:34
hi i’m dave ryder
you are not
so what i dont really give a shit what u call urself
but if u hit the big time i’ll probably sue u
Here is his reply:
Nov 14, 2008 3:20 AM
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RE: hi from the real dave ryder
cool, no worries, if i hit the big time gimme a shout
I’ve gotta say, loads of people have said its a great stage name, so well done you for havin it for real…
Take it easy the real dave ryder
Dave Ryder (The imitator)”
He seems a friendly enough chap, but all kidding aside it’s bullshit that he is doing this, and I am currently researching my legal options to make him cease and desist. After all, I AM the real Dave Ryder, and he is an imposter.