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Ray Alder

Ray Alder

Real/full name:
Raymond Balderrama
56 (born Aug 20th, 1967)
Place of birth:
United States (Moore, Texas)


Ray got the job in Fates Warning by submitting a demo version of "Quietus".

Engine featured Ray Alder, Joey Vera, Bernie Versailles and Pete Parada (later of The Offspring). They released two albums.



Fates Warning

Vocals (1987-present)

1988 Anarchy Divine (Single) Vocals
1988 Silent Cries (Single) Vocals
1988 No Exit Vocals
1988 Perfect Symmetry Demos (Demo) Vocals
1989 Perfect Symmetry Pre-Production Demos (Demo) Vocals
1989 Crash and Burn (Split video) Vocals
1989 Perfect Symmetry Vocals
1989 Selections from Perfect Symmetry (EP) Vocals
1990 Nothing Left to Say (EP) Vocals (tracks 1-2)
1991 Parallels Vocals
1992 Awaken the Guardian / No Exit (Compilation) Vocals
1994 Pale Fire (Single) Vocals
1994 Inside Out Vocals
1997 A Pleasant Shade of Gray Vocals
1997 A Pleasant Shade of Gray: Part II (Single) Vocals
1998 A Pleasant Shade of Gray Live I-XII (Live album) Vocals
1998 A Pleasant Shade of Gray - Live (Video) Vocals
1998 Still Life (Live album) Vocals
2000 Live at the Dynamo (Video) Vocals
2000 Disconnected Vocals
2003 The View from Here (Video) Vocals
2004 FWX Vocals
2005 Live in Athens (Video) Vocals
2013 Darkness in a Different Light Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 1-7, 9)
2016 Theories of Flight Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 1-6)
2018 Live over Europe (Live album) Vocals
2020 Long Day Good Night Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 1-11, 13)
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Ray Alder



Vocals (1999-2002)


Vocals (2005-2017)

2005 The Fullness of Time Vocals
2007 The Origins of Ruin Vocals
2009 Frozen in the Moment - Live in Atlanta (Video) Vocals
2009 Snowfall on Judgment Day Vocals
2011 This Mortal Coil Vocals
2014 Live from the Pit (Live album) Vocals
2016 The Art of Loss Vocals




Vocals (1987)

1987 Demo (Demo) Vocals

Dream Theater

2003 Los Angeles, California 5/18/98 (Live album) Vocals (CD2, track 1)


2007 Blackenday Vocals (additional) (track 6)


2012 Walkabout Vocals (track 6)


2003 Redemption Vocals (lead) (track 2)
2020 Alive in Color (Live album) Vocals (CD2 track 1; BD track 8)
2020 Alive in Color (Live album) Vocals (track 8)

Fates Warning

1988 No Exit Photography
2003 The View from Here (Video) Producer
2004 FWX Producer
2005 Live in Athens (Video) Producer


2003 Redemption Engineering, Mixing, Producer
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