Dan Reed has had an interesting journey throughout the entertainment world. His first band named Dan Reed Network was signed to Polygram Records in 1987 by Derek Shulman, known for signing such acts as Bon Jovi, Pantera, and Nickleback to name a few. With Bill Graham managing the first album release Dan and his band toured extensively around the world touring with such acts as Eddie Money, Run DMC, UB40, and David Bowie. Q-Prime Management picked up the reigns for the second and third release and helped secure the coveted slots opening for Bon Jovi and then the Rolling Stones Urban Jungle European Tour. Between 1988 and 1992 Dan Reed Network sold over 2 million copies of their three Polygram releases worldwide.