Go-Go Ray

Band: Samantha Fish/Independent

"Aquarian Drumheads give me unlimited possibilities to have my own musical voice. I’ve been Aquarian Proud since May 2002."


Go-Go Ray brings 29 years of professional drumming to the stage and studio.

He has toured nationally with Billy Goat (1994-1997) and Mike Dillon’s Go-Go Jungle (2006-2011). He currently tours internationally with Rüf Records recording artist Samantha Fish. He was also a major performer in Kansas City’s R&B/Funk/Soul scene (1998-2006).

Go-Go Ray has worked with Cameo, Anthony Gomes, Sister Hazel, Laurence Jones, Paul Gilbert and George Lynch, Tori Amos and Les Claypool.

He also teaches at Explorers Percussion (Kansas City, MO). He’s been teaching for 18 years.

Drumheads Preferences

Snare Batter:

Single Ply Texture Coated

Snare Resonant:


Tom Batter

Clear Response 2

Tom Resonant

Classic Clear

Kick Drum Batter

Superkick II

Kick Drum Resonant



Tech N9ne (Strange Music Records) 2014 – “Strangeulation”

Tyson Leslie (Above the Level Records) 2013 – “Train Wrecks, Havoc & Heartbreak”

Prozak (Strange Music Records) 2013 – “We All Fall Down”

John Velghe & the Prodigal Sons (Lakeshore Records) 2012 – “Don’t Let Me Stay”

Mike Dillon’s Go-Go Jungle (Hyena Records) 2009 – “Rock Star Bench Press”

Mike Dillon’s Go-Go Jungle (Hyena Records) 2007 – “Battery Milk”

Billy Goat (Mercy Records) 1994 – “Black And White”

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