The Balkun Brothers
with The Rick Ray Band
812 Huron Road, Cleveland, Ohio
Friday, Dec. 11th, 2015
Rick Ray - The Guitarsonist from the album of the same name on Neurosis Records
The Rick Ray Band's Facebook
The newest album by The Rick Ray Band, . "Can't Lie Hard Enough"
Available here at this site right now, available in select stores. Ordering info is to the right where all the Rick Ray CD's are listed.
This album can be purchased from CDBaby by clicking on the album cover.You can purchase a hard copy CD or download it. This also can be purchased from iTunes .
A very cool review of written by Gary Hill "Can't Lie Hard Enough" from Music Street Journal
and a review from written by Jerry Kranitz. Aural Innovations of "Can't Lie Hard Enough"
A 2009 album by The Rick Ray Band - 'The Setlist' ,
recorded live in a 5 hour jam at Studio G in
Middlefield, OH...this is an album of material
just as you would hear The Rick Ray Band
live on stage. This album covers material written and performed by Rick and his various bands from 1977 to 2008. You can purchase 'The Setlist' online from CDBaby at this link http://cdbaby.com/cd/rickrayband2
Click here for a review of The Setlist from 'Sea Of Tranquility'.
Click here for a review of The Setlist from 'Music Street Journal'
Interview w/Rick Ray @ MUSIC STREET JOURNAL
The Setlist can be purchased from iTunes also.
'Violence Marred By Peace'
Click on album cover for a review from Aural Innovations
Violence Marred By Peace can be downloaded here
Dangerdog.com's review of 'Violence Marred By Peace'
Sea Of Tranquility's review of 'Violence Marred By Peace'
The CD, , by the Rick Ray Band, ' N o t h i n g T o L o s e ' ordering info
at the righthand side of this page.
Interview with Rick at Sea Of Tranquility
Click on 'Temporary World' album cover to purchase from CDBaby
'Temorary World can also be purchased from
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The Rick Ray Band performing live at Peabody's opening for The Michael Schenker Group.
Newspaper that has given the Rick Ray Band some good
coverage over the years, click on logo:
The Rick Ray Band - Live at Clay's Park opening for Pat Travers, Crack The Sky, Eric Gales Band and Michael Stanley & The Resonators at Rockstock WNCX's 25th Anniversary Concert put on by Neal Promotions. Click on picture above for info on concert
The Rick Ray Band at the Cleveland Agora
Rick Ray Band opening for Robin Trower at the HOB
The Rick Ray Band
The Rick Ray Band is Rick Ray - Guitar and Vocals, Rick Schultz - Reeds, Gary Wood - Bass and Vocals, Al LeDonne - Drums
There are also many available releases from this They've opened for Robin Trower, [ The Dregs, Uli Jon Roth, Pat Travers, Kansas, Blue Oyster Cult, Allan Holdsworth, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Peter Frampton, Steve Morse Band, Michael Schenker Group, Crack The Sky, Lynch Mob, Anvil, Y&T, Gary Hoey Band, Michael Angelo Batio, Fates Warning, Vinnie Moore, Black Knights Rising (members of Dio, Black Sabbath), Kill Devil Hill (members of Black Sabbath, Dio, Pantera, Down), The Mark Wood Band (members of TSO), Eric Gales Band, Average White Band, Bruce Bouillet (guitarist from Racer X), Sanctuary, Black Oak Arkansas, The Happy Together concert Frank Marino & Mahogany Rush, featuring The Grass Roots, Flo & Eddie ] (from The Turtles & Frank Zappa & The Mothers), Mark Lindsay, Mickey Dolenz and The Buckinghams and more.
band. P s y c he d e l i c Progressive Hard Rock Fusion
The Rick Ray CD's available from Neurosis Records are as follows:
1. (1999) Rick Ray Abnormal Road $7.00
2. (1999) Rick Ray Balance Of Power $7.00
3. (1999) Rick Ray The Great Antagonist $7.00
4. (1999) Rick Ray Atomic Soldiers $7.005.
(1999) Rick Ray Clone Man $7.006.
(1999) Rick Ray Neurotic Tendencies $7.00
7. (1999) Rick Ray You People $7.00
8. (1999) R. Ray (Feat: Neurotic,RRB,Riot Act) Looking Into The Past $7.009.
(1999) Rick Ray The Key To The Bottomless Pit $7.0010.
(2000) Rick Ray Cast Into Our Dimension $7.00
11. (2000) Riot Act (a 1996 rerelease) Rick's old band Live At Suma $7.00
12. (2000) Riot Act - Rick's old band Maniacal Disastrophe Tour $7.00
13. (2000) Riot Act - Rick's old band Approach With Extreme Caution $7.00
14. (2000) Rick Ray Living In An Insane World $7.00
15. (2000) Rick Ray Mind Control Inc. $7.00
16. (2000) Rick Ray A Summary Of The Works Of Rick Ray $7.00
17. Guitarsenal (2000) Rick Ray $7.0018.
(2001) Rick Ray Manipulated DNA $7.00
19. (2001) Rick Ray Insanity Flies $7.00
20. (2002) Rick Ray Existing Passages $7.00
21. (2002) Rick Ray The Guitarsonist $7.00
22. (2003) The Rick Ray Band Into The Hands Of Sinners $7.0023.
(2003) The Rick Ray Band Out Of The Mist Of Obscurity $7.00
24. (2004)The Rick Ray Band Night Of The Living Dedicated $7.00
25. (2004) Rick Ray Chainsaw Manicure $7.00
26. (2004) Neurotic (1978) RR's old band(Rough but cool) Just Jammin' $7.00
27. Mazy Craniacs (2005) Neurotic (Circa 1979) RR's old band $7.00
28. Temporary World (2005) The Rick Ray Band ($7.00)29.
(2007) The Rick Ray Band Nothing To Lose $7.0030.
Violence Marred By Peace (2008) The Rick Ray Band $7.00
31. The Setlist (2009) The Rick Ray Band ($7.00)
32. Can't Lie Hard Enough (2011) The Rick Ray Band ($7.00)
You can click on the above titles for reviews of these albums
If you'd like to purchase one of these CD's contact Rick at
If you'd like to book The Rick Ray Band contact Rick at
All these CD's can be purchased Mail to: (prices listed above) through the mail Cash, Check or M.O. made payable to Rick Ray or you can use PAYPAL (Paypal email is email@example.com )...or to the left, you can purchase some of the albums at CDBaby.
c/o NEUROSIS RECORDS
4020 Logan's WayCD's by
Perry, OH 44081
Purchase THE RICK RAY BAND at AMAZON.COM
Also, The Rick Ray Band appears on 'Second Hand Smoke' A Tribute To Frank Marino
Some of Rick Ray's artwork can be seen here - RICK'S ARTWORK
Article in Belt Magazine about Rick's artwork
V I D E O S
live at the Cleveland Agora opening for Michael Angelo Batio The Rick Ray Band - "Credits Will Roll"
Rick Ray -The Guitarsonist
by The Rick Ray Band, live at the Odeon in Cleveland The Jokes On Me
Taken Control by Rick Ray off of the Guitarsenal album.
Poppy - by The Rick Ray Band, appears on the "Second Hand Smoke (A Tribute To Frank Marino)" album. Written by Frank Marino.
The Rick Ray Band live at the Cleveland Agora opening for Michael Schenker 1/28/14 performing the song "Hologram" Fanfare by Rick Ray
Another song from the Rick Ray Band at the Cleveland Agora, opening for Michael Schenker 1/28/14
The Rick Ray Band live at the Cleveland Agora Ballroom 11/18/13 opening for Fates Warning
"Can't Lie Hard Enough" The Rick Ray Band live at The Pirates Cove 2/2/13 opening for Uli Jon Roth.
The Rick Ray Band live at Peabodys 3/5/2012 opening for The Michael Schenker Group Judge and Jury from the CD "Can't Lie Hard Enough" by The Rick Ray Band on You Tube 2011
"Wonderful" from the CD - Can't Lie Hard Enough by The Rick Ray Band - footage from Lock 3 in Akron, Ohio - 2011
from the CD "Can't Lie Hard Enough" 2011 "Gotta Be" by The Rick Ray Band
The Rick Ray Band performing the song "Blasphemy?" live from the album "Can't Lie Hard Enough" 2011
Video clip of the Rick Ray Band performing live at Clay's Park Amphitheater 2011
Video for 'Something A Little More Original' from the album The Setlist.
Video for 'Red Tape' from a live concert at the Time Warner Amphitheatre 2010
Video of Acoustic version of 'Red Tape' from the TV show 'Random Acts Of Music'. 2010
Video for 'The Rick Ray Band' on 'Wild Nite Radio' 2010
Video of the second 1/2 of the song 'Reservations In Cell #3' performed live at the Time Warner Amphitheatre 2010
by The Rick Ray Band circa 1988 "There's A Riot Outside"
Video of live at the Odeon in 2001 The Rick Ray Band performing "The Atom Smasher"
Video for from the 2008 release "Violence Marred By Peace", contains rare pictures of the East Ohio Gas explosion from 1944. "Awake From Reality" by The Rick Ray Band
from the 2002 release 'The Guitarsonist. "Guitaren't You Surprised"
The Rick Ray Band live at the Winchester 6/29/13
The Ray Benich Band - (Ray Benich, Rick Ray and Jim Dudash) live at the Beachland Tavern 2014 "Punk Loose In Gangland"
Ray Benich from Damnation of Adam Blessing and the Rick Ray Band got together to record written by Mr. Benich...click on Cleveland, Ohio above to get to the song. "Cleveland, Ohio",
Rick Ray in concert opening for Frank Marino & Mahogany Rush.
...at the H.O.B. opening for Robin Trower
...also The Rick Ray Band at the H.O.B. opening for MSG and Lynch Mob
At the HOB opening for Robin Trower
Rick @ the Winchester opening for Allen Holdsworth
"Guitaren't You Surprised" off of the Guitarsonist album by Rick Ray
Rick opening for Y&T at the Agora