Back in the early 90’s, Richard kicked off his musical career with this band. Flyer got signed by record company Dureco which resulted in a full length CD and a Radio single. To promote this album, Flyer toured as support of Vengeance followed by a headlining tour.


Richard played drums on their 2nd CD, resulting in overwhelming press releases about his technical drum skills. To promote this album, Threnody played on the prestigious Music & Harmony in the Jaarbeurshal in Utrecht, followed by several German and UK shows.

Frozen Sun 

Richard jumped in halfway their first Mojo Concerts tour. From that point, the band released 2 CD's and 4 MTV music video's. Several intensive tours followed to support The Gathering, Gorefest and Faith No More. Furthermore, the band was invited to prestigious shows like Dynamo Open Air and MTV Live.

Block Busters

After joining this 70's tribute for several live shows, Richard was asked to deliver the drumtracks on their CD. This album contains guest appearances of Ian Parry, Arjen Lucassen and many, many others.

Slipper Heroes 

This top-40 party band had a schedule of 80 shows a year, resulting in more than 250 shows with Richard behind the drums. Varying from small weddings to large support shows for Rowwen Hèze and Golden Earring.