Formed in the Appalachian foothills in 2011, The D-Rays draw from a wide number of garage/surf/punk influences to deliver their own brand of stripped down and dirty instrumental rock.
Driven by bass player Missy Pence and drummer Maceo Gabbard, The D-Rays’ live show reflects the short attention span of guitarist Erick Coleman. Onstage, the band gets right down to business- their alcohol-fueled set features original tunes that rarely break the two minute mark. The result is a fast moving show centered around a blasting rhythm section and reverb-soaked guitar.
Since their debut, The D-Rays have shared the stage with the likes of Southern Culture on the Skids, The Queers, Deke Dickerson, White Mystery, Bill Kirchen, Man Man, the Supersuckers and more. Notable live performances include the Nelsonville Music Festival, Kansas City’s Greaserama, Blackout Fests and Cornfed Johnson’s Phoenix Fest
Currently, the band is writing their follow up to their first full length, The Morgellon Creep (that you can get on vinyl from their website), as well as recording a tribute EP for The Queers. For all things D-Rays, go to their website www.d-rays.com or onFacebook.
Catch them on Tour!
04/7 -- Athens, OH (The Union)
04/17-18 -- Athens, OH (The Union)
04/19 -- Ft. Wayne, IN (Calhoun Street)
05/10 -- Athens, OH (The Union)
05/13 -- Cleveland, OH (The Beachland Tavern)
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