Davy Mickers plays drums in Stream of Passion, which features in its ranks Ayreon mastermind Arjen Lucassen.
In 2004 the Dutch drummer downloaded a special track from Lucassen's website to enter a musicians contest and used it to showcase his incredible drumming skills.
Due to a friend of his, Davy Mickers discovered the music of Ayreon. After hearing the intro for ‘Into The Electric Castle’ he was completely amazed by the fact that somebody had made something which was more than just an album. Considering the fact that Davy Mickers is a ‘dreamer’, this music gave him enormous satisfaction. He had never heard such visually simulating music, so full of fantasy and imagination. Since that day Davy is a huge Ayreon fan. He also went to see Star One live (2x) as a true fan.
Dutchman Davy Mickers, drummer for Stream Of Passion, started his professional career when he got in contact with ‘Ayreon’-mastermind, Arjen Lucassen.
Day Eleven: Love The first time Arjen heard Davy play was on a recording for an Ayreon contest. Davy formed a band to attend the contest and recorded ‘Day Eleven: Love’ with a few friends. It started as a joke, which was rewarded by winning the contest. As a fan Davy was thrilled to be one of the winners, but never thought he would hear from Arjen Lucassen again. A few months later Arjen called him to ask if he was interested in playing on some new project.
As Arjen knew that Davy was more of a rock/metal dru.....