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Ray Phillips
Genres Heavy metal, Hard rock
Occupations Musician, songwriter
Instruments Drums, Percussion
Years active 1967 - present
Associated acts Tredegar, Budgie

Ray Phillips ( (b. Raymond Anthony Phillips, 1 March 1949, Ely, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, South Wales), was the original drummer for the Influential Welsh rock band Budgie. He left the band in 1974[1].

In 1982 he rejoined original Budgie guitarist Tony Bourge and formed Tredegar.

In the 1990s, Ray founded another band under the moniker of 'Six Ton Budgie', alongside his son Justin Phillips on guitar and Tom Prince on bass. Ray, alongside playing drums, also took over on lead vocals. The band toured the UK extensively for the next few years.

In 2008 he was working on a solo album[2].




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