Ryan Van Poederooyen

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Ryan "RVP" Van Poederooyen is a young, ambitious drummer from Vancouver, Canada. He is the drummer for Devin Townsend in the Devin Townsend Project (2009-Current) and was the drummer for the now defunct Devin Townsend Band (2002-2007). Ryan also play's drums for the experimental metal band Terror Syndrome (2007-Current) and the Progressive Rock Band - Ten Ways (2008 to Current). Additionally, Ryan is a professional live and studio session drummer and teaches drum lessons privately, via Long and McQuade Educational Music Centres in Vancouver, BC and on www.bandhappy.com for when he is on tour.

Ryan has done studio sessions for producers Brian Howes (Nickelback, Hinder, Puddle of Mud, Daughtry, Hedley), Chad Kroeger (Nickelback, Faber Drive), Rhys Fulber (Fear Factory, The Tea Party, Josh Groban, Delight), among many others and has recorded multiple studio albums for several signed artists in various musical genres over the past 15 years.

He has recorded drums for five Devin Townsend Records:

Devin Townsend Band, “Accelerated Evolution” (2003)
Devin Townsend Band “Synchestra” (2006)
Devin Townsend Project “Addicted” (2009)
Devin Townsend Project “Deconstruction” (2011)
Devin Townsend Project "Epicloud" (2012)

He also has appeared in three Devin Townsend live DVD/Blu-Rays:

Devin Townsend Band "Safe Zone" (2005)
Devin Townsend Project "By a Thread" (2012)
Devin Townsend Project "The Retinal Circus" (2013)

Currently, Ryan is recording and touring the world with the Devin Townsend Project. He has toured many countries around the globe playing venues with capacities ranging from 1000 - 5000+ people nightly, up to huge festival shows in front of 20,000 to 60,000+ people. Ryan has toured all of Europe, Scandinavia, Spain, Australia, New Zealand, South America, USA, Canada, Russia, and Japan, with new areas being added every year. For much more info on RVP you can go to his website - www.rvpdrums.com

So yesterday, through my RVP Health, Body and Mind page, I officially booked a bunch of 'in person' Free Motivational Seminars on the DTP's upcoming Euro/UK tour. I announced these seminars last September and made it official yesterday by booking the classes 😊The seminars were filled within minutes of the announcement! Thanks for the abundance of PM's, unfortunately I can only do a limited amount of people per city, this will only get larger in the future, promise. I will be announcing more cities on this tour in the next couple weeks when I get a clearer view of my schedule! I'm excited to be doing this kind of thing and even more excited that people are keen to be there for it! Helping others and giving advice based off of my own personal experiences is something I've been doing for years and years... that's why I started my RVP Health, Body and Mind page a few years ago. This will be a very exciting and fulfilling experience for me as well. Looking very forward to motivating and inspiring as many people as I can on this upcoming tour. Grateful 😊 - RVP

'Free' RVP Motivational Seminar Signup:

Signup is starting today at my RVP Health, Body and Mind page NOT this page.

OK guys, here's my first group of cities that I will be doing free motivational seminars in, they are:

Warsaw, Poland
Hamburg, Germany
Manchester, England

I have to work these seminars around a very busy schedule. So I'm announcing 3 cities today with more cities to be announced when my tour schedule is more clear, in the next couple weeks or so.

There will be 5 people accepted per class, per city. It's quite simple, every city will have 5 people per seminar. The first 5 people to PM me for each specific city will be admitted into the seminar. I will personally PM you to let you know if you made it in a specific seminar in a specific city. Again, there is no favouritism this is based on a first come first served basis.

Look forward to meeting you guys on tour with these seminars. My goal is to inspire and motivate YOU to live your life the way YOU want to live it!

We all have dreams we'd love to see come to fruition. With the proper steps and knowledge, we can make them come true ;)

Wishing you all the best always,


'FREE' RVP Motivational Euro/UK Seminar Update

Hey guys, so, tomorrow I will be announcing at 9am Pacific Time, the first cities that will be available for the FREE seminars I will be putting on during our upcoming tour in Europe/UK.

Please be reminded:

On my RVP Health, Body and Mind page, not this FB Artist Page, I will be accepting PM's from you guys to get into the seminars for FREE. There will be 5 people accepted per class, per city. It's quite simple, every city will have 5 people per class. The first 5 people to PM me for each specific city will be admitted into the seminar. I will personally PM you to let you know if you made it in a specific seminar in a specific city. Plain and simple.

Look forward to setting up these first classes. More will be announced if the interest is there. Lastly, if there are any specific cities you guys would like to see these classes in, now is your chance to say so in the comments below!

Talk to you guys tomorrow :)

All the best always,


Just over two weeks away from our Euro/UK 2017 Tour! Who's coming and to what show ?

RVP Health, Body and Mind

FREE Private RVP Motivational Europe/UK Tour Seminars

Hey guys! So now that I have the majority of my schedule figured out for this upcoming Euro/UK Tour from January to March 2017... I'm going to start booking my 1 hour long RVP Motivational Tour Seminars. I mentioned I was going to do this in September last year. I have a specific topic I'll be talking about regarding succeeding, positivity and health. They're all connected but in a specific way that CAN work for everyone! Here are the specifics on how YOU can be involved in one of these classes:

On my RVP Health, Body and Mind page, I will be accepting PM's from you guys, for specific cities, when I announce the dates later this week. There will be 5 people accepted per class, per city. It's quite simple, every city will have 5 people per class. The first 5 people to PM me for each specific city will be admitted into the seminar.

**PLEASE NOTE** - I will NOT be taking 'advance' PM requests for specific cities. That is not fair to anyone who wants to go, therefore I will ignore those emails to be fair to everyone else. I'm not being rude but fair!

ANNOUNCEMENT DATE: I will be announcing the cities I'll be holding these classes on the morning of Friday, January 13th, 2017. So stay posted on my RVP Health Body and Mind Page on that date, for your chance to be part of these classes.

I'm looking forward to these classes a lot. Over the past couple years I started included motivational speaking in my drum clinics, have spoken at universities in Australia and I'm even being asked to do some speaking locally here in Vancouver and other locations to be announced! I love doing motivational speaking, putting smiles on faces and helping people achieve their goals. I was brought up under positive influence from my parents. It made the biggest difference in my life. It's all about helping each other and giving people the confidence to believe in themselves and do what they love for a living. I speak from the heart, from experience and truly believe in what I want to convey to you guys.

Looking forward to sharing these classes with you and I really hope to motivate and inspire as many people as I possibly can as a result!!!

Wishing you all the best,



The Ryan Van Poederooyen health, body & mind page. It's about being positive and healthy! I want to inspire people and coach them to a healthy happy life

RVP Euro/UK Tour Drum Lessons: Remaining Cities

Hey guys, these are left over lessons available for my upcoming Euro/UK 2017 run with the DTP. The remaining cities below are still open for a one on one drum lesson with me. Most of these cities only have one lesson left due to already confirmed bookings. Thanks to all you people who have booked so far! I'm going to be a BUSY man on this upcoming tour! If you're interested in booking a lesson, just PM me on this page and I'll give you all the details :) Announcement on my Free Motivational Seminar tomorrow!

January, 30th, 2017 – Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, Rockhall
February 2nd, 2017 – Bordeaux, France, Roclschool Barbey
February 3rd, 2017 - Madrid, Spain, La Reviera
February 4th, 2017 - Barcelona, Spain, Razzmatazz 2
February 9th, 2017 – Stuttgart, Germany, LKA Longhorn
February 10th, 2017 – Munich, Germany, Backstage
February 12th, 2017 – Zagreb, Croatia, Tvornica Club
February 14th, 2017– Vienna, Austria, Arena
February 16th, 2017 – Prague, Czech Republic, The Roxy
February 17th, 2017– Leipzig, Germany, Täubchenthal
February 18th, 2017 – Krakow, Poland, Kwadrat
February 19th, 2017 – Warsaw, Poland, Stodola
February 22nd, 2017 – Aarhus, Denmark, Voxhall
February 23rd, 2017 –Gothernburg, Sweden, Pustervik
March 1st, 2017 – Seinäjoki, Finland, Rytmikorjaamo
March 4th, 2017 – Malmö, Sweden, KB
March 5th, 2017 – Copenhagen, Denmark, Amager Bio
March 7th, 2017 – Berlin, Germany, Columbia Theater
March 8th, 2017 – Dortmund, Germany, FZW
March 10th, 2017 – Amsterdam, Netherlands, De Melkweg
March 12th, 2017 – Bristol, UK, Colston Hall
March 16th, 2017 – Birmingham, UK, Institute
March 18th, 2017 – Nottingham, UK, Rock City

Europe/UK.... you guys ready ???

Practicing my ass off with these guys in the pics below ;) DTP rehearsals are going awesome!!!!! We got a great set prepared for you guys and are ready to go. Pulling out a few different songs for this 7 week run. It's going to be awesome. See you guys soon....


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