Gold Coast based surf rock band LE RAYES formed early in 2017. It was at first a recording project by Chris Hyde (vocals, guitar) and Nic Lalot (drums) both of the punk hardcore stalwarts DRIVEN FEAR.
The band also features Joe Lanskey formally of the hardcore band Promises. And Benny ‘Whiskey’ Willis of the blues duo Hell & Whiskey and punk hardcore groups Vices for Virtues and The Final Fall. They have, together, produced a debut indie surf rock EP for fans of The Strokes, Pixies and Wavves.