Raymond Pepperell, better known as East Bay Ray, is the lead guitarist for the well known West Coast punk band Dead Kennedys. Next to Jello Biafra's manic warble, East Bay Ray's tinny surf-inspired spastic guitar work was one of the defining factors of the music of the Dead Kennedys, and by extension, of the "second wave" of American punk.
Before the Dead Kennedys, East Bay Ray played guitar with the rockabilly/doo-wop band Cruisin', releasing one single, Vicky's Hickey, sold… read more
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