The Red Devils guitarist knows that the band he was in three decades ago will always be a part of his life. “There’s too many extraordinary things that went down that it’s not going to go away,” Paul Size tells nofightin.com.
You can’t be an “underrated” guitar player if everyone who hears you play is blown away. Paul Size might be underground, but he is never underrated. The mighty Rev. Billy F. Gibbons again touts The Red Devils’ guitarist, this time in a Music Radar story, “The 10 Guitarists Who Blew My Mind”: 8. Paul Size:Continue reading “Paul Size, the guitarist and the guitar”
It’s getting real people. The Red Devils first show of 20 will be starting in just a few hours. Billy F. Gibbons has all the details on his site with the NoFightin.com release “The Return of The Red Devils.” We are looking forward to getting out to shows later this month … keep watching NoFightin.comContinue reading “Billy F. Gibbons touts The Red Devils on eve of tour”
Long in the works, The Red Devils reunion tour takes them to Dublin, Ireland, July 28, for an opening slot on ZZ Top’s “Tonnage Tour.” Billy Gibbons has long been connected to The Red Devils, so the pairing makes perfect sense. Jonny Ray Bartel posted this image just minutes ago on Facebook. Stay tuned …
In the spring of 2015, Mike Flanigin opened his Austin, Texas, home and opened up about his time in The Red Devils. Flanigin became the band’s second guitarist during its critical club tour through the U.S. In 1992, replacing Dave Lee Bartel. But his connection to the band started before he was drafted one nightContinue reading “Mike Flanigin on tour 1992 with The Red Devils: “We were a gang … mowed everybody down””
[Above photo by Tina Hanagan; others courtesy mikeflanigin.com] A key time in The Red Devils’ history was their U.S. club tour through the U.S. Holding down guitar duties — and altering the Devils’ sound — was guitarist Mike Flanigin, filling in for rhythm guitarist Dave Lee Bartel. With Flanigin came Texas swagger, a third soloistContinue reading “The Drifter Speaks: Mike Flanigin remembers his time with The Red Devils”
With Classic Rock 195 now out in the U.S. — the U.K. Queen cover replaced by Slash — The Red Devils’ story is being read by more people than ever before. Seeing high praise from Billy Gibbons and Rick Rubin, not to mention the Mick Jagger and Johnny Cash connections, it is hard to fathom theContinue reading “Classic Rock: Finding the real story in the grooves”
From their amazing music to the devastating effects of drugs, The Red Devils’ story is told this month in a compelling piece by writer Paul Rees in the new issue of Classic Rock Magazine. Issue #195, with Queen on the cover, is out in the UK and in digital editions now. Rees has done aContinue reading “Classic Rock: Fear and loathing in The Red Devils”