As long as nobody's trying to commercially sell a drum with those likenesses on it there should be no problem. But any commercial use of the likenesses would probably trigger immediate cease-and-desist orders from attorneys. If you make no effort to protect your likeness you can legally lose control of it.I was thinking the same, what a about the legal terms, any of them werent endorsed from Pearl.
Nothing to clear as long as it's only for his personal use. I don't need your permission to paint your picture on my snare drum; I do need your permission to sell snare drums with your picture on them.
aaa, so that changes the game, maybe Pearl asked the artist or relatives and explained the idea and for charity. If it is business, someone could want percent-royalties."The four Limited Edition replica drums will feature the exact artwork of the original and be available via charity auction. Check back with pearldrum.com for details as they develop. "
Charity auction--beyond personal use---but maybe ok-- for Charity Auction
“To celebrate my 30th Anniversary as a Pearl Artist, we decided to do something that celebrates my two loves: drumming and painting. This is my way of paying tribute to my drumming heroes and their impact on me as a younger, developing player. Each portrait took nearly a week to lay out and...pearldrum.com
Business is business, they used name's drummers in the video and their faces, Some of them or relatives could require royalties, but we now know that is for charity...so not too serious, maybe Pearl explained the idea and its ok.What do you mean? It's a drum with faces painted on the shell. Why would someone sue for that?