Three-time Juno Award nominee Mladen is a veteran singer, songwriter, producer and co-founder of the respected rock band Von Groove, with whom he released seven albums. He has also been an in-demand session guitarist, and appeared on Tom Cochrane's multi-million-selling Mad Mad World.

Mladen's extensive songwriting credits include co-writes on Lee Aaron's multi-platinumBodyrock, Triumph's platinum Edge of Excessand Barlow's self-titled album, which yielded the chart-topping Hot AC single "Walk Away" and top 10 single "Married By Elvis" and "Perfect Wave." Mladen has also placed songs in the major motion picture Hellraiser III: Hell On Earth, Pixel Perfect and the acclaimed TV filmThe Matthew Sheppard Story.