As a guitar player, Rick gained notoriety on the local scene after winning the under 18’s section of the Best Guitarist on the Gold Coast competition
when he was just 16 years old. Since then, he has gone on to play nationally and internationally with a host of artists ranging from 80’s pop icons
to tribute shows and original bands and done his fair share of live tv work as well. Rick has been seen performing live on television shows including
Big Brother, Home and Away, Channel V, The Royal Children’s Hospital Appeal and Good Morning Australia alongside various artists. Some of the bands
and artists Rick has played guitar in or alongside include 1927, Tony Hadley of Spandau Ballet, Brian Mannix of Uncanny X-Men, Scott Carne of Kids
in the Kitchen, Sean Kelly of Models and Dale Ryder of Boom Crash Opera.