Band Bios

Ryan Ralston - Lead Vocals


Raised on a musical diet of southern rock, country, and gospel, Ryan Ralston is a true country girl with a voice as smooth as sweet southern molasses. Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, she developed a lifelong passion for music and performing. Her love for country music, combined with her powerhouse vocals, delivers an audience experience second to none. Her voice lends itself well to the lead vocal styles of many of today's hot country and country rock artists. Fluent in all musical styles, Ryan has recorded, toured, and performed with the Grammy award winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus, performing all over the country including multiple performances in Carnegie Hall. Ryan draws in the audience with her southern charm, dynamic vocal presence, and her ability to deliver a high energy, and highly entertaining show.

David Williams -Guitar


David is a seasoned guitar player who cut his teeth in various rock bands from Southern Utah, Southern California and Phoenix, Arizona. A die hard rock-n- roller, David has always wanted to bring his melodic rock style to country music. Looking for the perfect country band to form, he called on his incredibly talented friends to bring together the Powerhouse Band - Ryan and the Renegades.

Tim Landis - Guitar


Tim was born and raised in Philadelphia and was drawn to music at an early age. He was heavily influenced by bands like Queensryche, Ozzy, Rush, The Beatles, Rascal Flatts and Brooks and Dunn. His favorite guitar players include Randy Rhoads, Vivian Cambell, Keith Urban, Jerry Reed and Roy Clark. Tim has had the privilege of sharing the stage with bands like Overkill, Testament and Faith No More. He has entertained audiences for decades playing guitar with previous bands like Luminatus, Picasso Trigger, Kraze and Pharo. As a member of Ryan and the Renegades, Tim has found the perfect home to compliment his love for playing modern country music. 

Daryl Johnson - Bass Guitar & Background Vocals


Daryl has lived most of his life in the Phoenix area. He comes from a musical family where two of his older brothers played in country bands. Daryl started playing bass guitar in church. During that time the congregation of 100 grew to over 12,000! Eight years ago, Daryl joined the local rock cover band, Static Confuzion. They performed all over Arizona at weddings, private and city events, local clubs, bars and many other venues. Two years ago he joined the famous group, The Miracles (formerly Smokey Robinson and The Miracles), and has had the pleasure of touring with them across the country playing shows for veterans through the VA Association. Daryl is happy to be part of Ryan and the Renegades and enjoys working with this group of highly talented musicians, who he also considers his close friends.  

Scott Toth - Drums


Scott migrated to the Valley of Sun from Illinois. Shaking off the cold winters of Chicago, he heats up the music venues of Phoenix with his own incredible flashy style.  He has been playing drums for most of his life and has toured all over the country. Scott has opened up for many national artists such as Pat Benatar, Styx, Starship, Survivor, 10,000 Maniacs, and many more.  He is new to the Phoenix area, but has played with many local area bands like Faded Jeans, Backstage Crew, Legends of Country, Private Eyes, Uncorked, and many more.  He has a highly energetic and entertaining style while twirling and flipping his sticks.