Ryan Van Poederooyen – Devin Towsend Project
Ryan “RVP” Van Poederooyen is an ambitious, creative and dedicated drummer from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He mainly owes his fame to being the drummer for Devin Townsend since 2002, in the Devin Townsend Project (Current) and the now defunct Devin Townsend Band (2002-2006). Ryan also play’s drums for a metal band he formed in 2007 called Terror Syndrome. He also joined a side-project in 2007 called Ten Ways, which is a progressive rock band formed by former ex-Devin Townsend Band members Dave and Mike Young.
In the last 20 years, Ryan has performed as a studio/session drummer on many albums/singles for label acts and independent acts around the world. He has been a session drummer for producers such as Brian Howes (Nickelback, Hinder, Puddle of Mud, Daughtry), Chad Kroeger (Nickelback), Rhys Fulber (Fear Factory, The Tea Party, Josh Groban) among many others.