Aaron Cloutier is a musician, composer, multi-instrumentalist, producer and educator residing in central, New Jersey. For the last 17 years, Aaron has dedicated his life to his professional musical pursuits and has refined his expertise in the Metal/Rock/Alternative/Progressive/Electronic and Experimental genres. Beginning as a guitar player at the age of 16 with roots in thrash and death Metal, Aaron has expanded his playing to adopt influences from Jazz, Folk, Progressive Rock, Classic Rock, Shred and even World music elements. His pursuits led him to the study of songwriting, singing and production resulting in a 15 song demo under the name "DAVOLA". By this time Aaron was teaching guitar privately and honing his guitar, vocal, songwriting and production skills on his various projects both personal as well as collaborative before deciding to further his education. In the summer of 2009, Aaron relocated to Arizona and attended the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences to study music production and audio engineering.

Upon his graduation, Aaron had the privilege of assisting on "Dead New World" (Victory Records). The 2010 release from Latin Metal band Ill Nino where he handled recording duties for 90% of the vocals for the project. Earning him an assistant engineer credit on a record released worldwide in the process.

Since the release of "Dead New World" Aaron has been devoting time as a Guitar and Vocal instructor at the School of Rock in Chatham, NJ and continues to do work as a hired gun collaborating with various musicians from all over the world ranging from independent artists and producers to world renowned actor Sir Christopher Lee.