Van Williams is the drummer for Nevermore and Pure Sweet Hell. Van Williams hails from New York where he began his music career in various bands, later relocating to Seattle, Washington in 1993. After auditioning for a band called Nevermore (ex Sanctuary) they were soon signed onto Century Media Records. Williams continues to play with Nevermore since their self-titled debut. Also a graphic artist/illustrator, Van has created the logos and numerous T-shirt designs for Nevermore and his other band project Pure Sweet Hell which features Van singing main vocals as well as drums.