For ZZ Top fans and those just discovering The Red Devils for the first time, we’re glad you could make it to nofightin.com. What took you so long?
We’ve been here since 2009, cataloging the music and stories of The Red Devils and the late, great Lester Butler.
Wander around and find rare music, videos and reviews from the Devils’ heyday, and meet other fans — and some of the musicians who made the records we love so much. Later this month, we will be in Europe for several Red Devils shows, so watch for nofightin.com exclusives.
Start here with some of the most popular and essential posts and pages on nofightin.com:
Reunion tour: Keep up with the 2017 reunion tour here.
Lyrics: You will want to start a band. Learn the lyrics to “Automatic,” “She’s Dangerous,” “Devil Woman” and everything on “King King,” most of “13,” live stuff and more.
2 Meter Sessies: In lieu of a second Red Devils record, this live radio set from 1993 can fill the void.
“Lester’s Legendary Last Gig”: Full coverage of the DVD release of 13’s classic 1998 Moulin Blues performance.
“Lousiana Blues”: The story behind one of the most rare songs in the Devils’ discography, released on a promo tape before “King King” came out in ’92.
“Blues in the Morning”: Hear The Red Devils rock KCRW in 1992, including their rare take on “Shake ‘Em On Down.”
VPRO: Famous & rare Lester Butler TV appearance, blowing a little acoustic harp, talking Little Walter and jamming with G. Love.
Inside King King: Pictures from what is believed to be The Red Devils’ last King King gig.
MTV Europe: The band shuffles through a pair of tunes on the music video channel.
Timeline: Trace the band’s path from 1988 to today.
Finally, a pair of ruminations on the band we love: Memories of hearing the record for the first time in 1992, and just what makes “King King” so special (and dig the comments!).