Pseudonym for the bassist of heavy metal/nu-metal band Mudvayne, Ryan Martinie. He is known for his fast complex basslines and for his heavy slap and finger-style techniques. He uses Warwick Thumb five string basses almost exclusively and uses DR high beam roundwound strings, which are a major contributing factor the the sound of his bass. Another important part of his sound is that he is tuned to B-F#-B-E (he rarely uses the natural low B string).
Bassist1 - "Hey, have you heard of Ryknow?"
Bassist2 - "No, what's that?"
Bassist1 - "I KILL YOU!"