Richard van Leeuwen is a Dutch rock drummer and session musician. Besides his technical drum skills, he is also highly appreciated for his solid grooves and musicality.

Since the early 90’s, Richard has been building a strong live reputation by touring with bands like Frozen Sun, Within Temptation and Adam Bomb (USA).
Richard is a permanent member of Rebelstar and his discography includes albums with Block Busters, Flyer and Threnody, among others.
New for 2017 is that Richard plays drums for United Voices of Rock: a unique live experience, joining the original singers of Bodine, Highway Chile, Helloise & Vengeance - playing material from their classic albums.

Richard ranks #4 "Best Hardrock/Metal Drums Benelux" in Slagwerkkrant Magazine.
Richard was awarded 5 stars (of 5) by DrummersZone.