Where an established group adds new members, the provision may provide that a new member shall receive a percentage lower than that of the founding members. Over the past two decades, I have often talked about the importance of having a band agreement in place if you and your group mates are serious about doing professional business. Below is a link to a template for a band agreement that will help you write your own agreement. In my book “Music Is Your Business”, I explain some basic facts about typical tape contracts. I also propose that you and your fellow musicians try to write your own agreement before consulting an entertainment lawyer. . . .