Michael Ricketts is an American rock musician and songwriter born in College Park, Maryland.  In addition to playing guitars, he acted as primary engineer on ALLOY 20's debut EP "Part I:  Lost in the Veil of Darkness".

Michael Ricketts, Guitar

He was co-founder and lead guitarist of the rock band Snydly Crunch.  Snydly Crunch was featured on the 97-Underground compilation album in 1987.

Snydly Crunch 1986

With the help of local producer and engineer Ray Tilkins, Snydly Crunch recorded the independent LP "Revealed", which was released on SMARK Records.  Michael was co-writer and played guitars, keyboards, and backing vocals on the LP.

In the Studio

Snydly Crunch performed with artists such as the Pat Travers Band, Kix, and Mitch Allan with Honor Among Thieves on several occasions.