Former Vocalist of Suffokate
Ricky Hoover joined deathcore band Suffokate in 2008. He replaced former vocalist Jared Armitage. He provided vocals on two studio albums with the band. The first was released in 2010 under the title No Mercy, No Forgiveness.
The second, released in 2011, was titled Return to Despair. On May 2, 2012 Hoover announced that he had left the band citing that is was in the best interest of everyone.