Chasing the Devils’ Tale: Tour dispatches from Europe (parts 1-7)

Nofightin.com is following The Red Devils on tour through Europe, whether they like it or not. Come here for our dispatches from every show as we go. Words and others by J.J. Perry; tour photography by Tina Hanagan ZZ ROOFTOP (Show 1: Stimmen Festival, Lorrach, Germany 21.7.17) I wrote about The Red Devils show earlier.Continue reading “Chasing the Devils’ Tale: Tour dispatches from Europe (parts 1-7)”

Red Devils launch social media channels 

Back in 1992, bands still sent out hardcopy press kits with black-and-white 8-by-10 band photos. There were no “event pages,” “likes and shares,” text alerts or even cellphones or the internet for most of us. Without a record label, marketing team or management, The Red Devils have been putting together their 2017 tour and promotionContinue reading “Red Devils launch social media channels “

25 years on, the Devils’ power remains

[words: J.J. Perry; all photographs by Tina Hanagan] An evening rain Friday cooled and soaked the thousands waiting in line for the Stimmen Festival in Lorrach, Germany. The crowd was patient under ponchos and umbrellas and canopies on Lorrach’s historic streets, waiting in line to get into the marketplace stage area. But we couldn’t helpContinue reading “25 years on, the Devils’ power remains”

Red Devils & ZZ Top fans: Welcome to nofightin.com

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, videosContinue reading “Red Devils & ZZ Top fans: Welcome to nofightin.com”

New date(s) added: Red Devils July 2017 calendar

UPDATED JULY 4: One more added: July 27 at Enler Delta Blues Club in Comber, Ireland. UPDATED JULY 1: The Red Devils have filled in July 16 with a gig at Das Hobo — the Hobo Jazz Bar — in Hildesheim, Germany. Big Pete confirmed that one with nofightin.com Friday, and we have updated this post. IContinue reading “New date(s) added: Red Devils July 2017 calendar”

Paul Size on getting robbed at Mick Jagger’s birthday party, more

As part of the interviews for his 2011 book “Jagger: Rebel, Rock Star, Rambler, Rogue,” author Marc Spitz has uploaded some of his audio interviews to SoundCloud. Paul Size was a prime source for Chapter 19, “The Red Devils’ Blues,” which once again tells the tale of the Devils, the King King, Jagger’s blues mojoContinue reading “Paul Size on getting robbed at Mick Jagger’s birthday party, more”