This episode is with Ray Hearne. Ray is quickly being recognized as one of the premier drummers in progressive metal playing with Haken. Formed in 2007, Haken has steadily grown to become a globally touring act and a household name for progressive metal fans worldwide. Aside from playing and teaching drums, Ray is also a professional classical tuba player and recently a big collector of hot sauces!
This episode is with Ryan Van Poederooyen. Ryan, also known as RVP, is a world-class drummer, best known for his work with Devin Townsend. Among other things, Ryan is an educator and motivational speaker who inspires people to live a life of purpose and happiness. RVP has been recognized globally for his excellent musicianship in major magazines such as Modern Drummer, Rhythm, and others. His accolades and endorsements are too many to list here. Recently Ryan formed Imonolith with Brian Waddell of Devin Townsend’s Project and has been the primary businessman in the band.