DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND Drummer Announces Singer, Name For Solo Project

DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND drummer Ryan Van Poederooyen has posted the following message on his official web site:

"Well, what can I say, I'm one busy dude!!! I'm sorry once again for the delay in updates but my life has been completely taken over by the album I am recording. I have tons of news for you all in this update, including a name and a new singer for my solo project.

"The drum tracks for my solo album are done. I recorded all 12 songs for the album in 2.5 days at The Armoury Studios here in Vancouver, BC, Canada. They went awesome and sound HUGE!!! There is a variety of drumming on the album — everything from groove drumming to blast beats to jazzy interludes right up to some weird stuff including lots of bell cymbals! I'm sure you drummers out there who follow my stuff will be happy with the end result.

"We are now in the middle of doing guitars and some bass. Dave Young has been shredding up a storm on the guitar. Some of you may know him as the keyboard player for the DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND, but let me assure you, you will know him for his guitar playing when you hear this record. The guitar sound is massive and crunchy and the bass sound is sub-sonic with killer attack. It is going to sound amazing when it is complete.

"I have a new singer to announce for this project. The original singer I had in mind did not work out due to time restraints so I recruited a very good friend of mine and amazing singer Denton Bramley. Denton was the first singer of my ex-band, GOD AWAKENS PETRIFIED, and is currently singing for the metal band THE MISERABLES in San Francisco. He has a killer singing voice with a brutal screaming voice. He fits in perfectly for the project. A few songs written by Denton are 'Stupidity for All', 'My Next Victim' and 'Revolving Horror'. The music is heavier with the addition of Denton, it's going to be sick.

"My solo album finally has a name now! We settled on the name 'Terror Syndrome'. It was the title for one song by Denton until we agreed that it would make an awesome metal band name. It also sounds way better than the RVP solo album! So there it is, TERROR SYNDROME. Get ready for some heavy shit.

"For now, you can check the TERROR SYNDROME's MySpace page for more information and updates. The TERROR SYNDROME official website will be designed soon. You will find a lot of stuff on both sites but wait for the record to be finished to get more multimedia content.

"The guests for this album are getting ready to record their parts as well. Byron Stroud (FEAR FACTORY and STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) will record his bass track next week sometime. I also sent songs to Gustaf Hielm (ex-MESHUGGAH), Christofer Malmström (DARKANE and NON-HUMAN LEVEL) and I will soon send songs to Trevor Dunn (MR. BUNGLE and FANTOMAS), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT) among other guests so they can lay down their respective parts for the album. It is all coming together slowly but surely."

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