Red Devils go to school for noon concert

The Red Devils were a band built for smoky bars, but even they might have had some trouble conjuring that mojo for the noontime lunch crowd at a college campus. The review from the Daily Titan [PDF] recaps the band’s Dec. 2, 1992, performance at California State University in Fullerton. Interesting details on guitarist MikeContinue reading “Red Devils go to school for noon concert”

Boogie with the Hook, 1992

An important blurb in The Red Devils’ bio is the band’s opening slot for blues legend John Lee Hooker. That phrase — “opened for John Lee Hooker” — is Blues Credibility in Five Words or Fewer. As far as nofightin.com can find, the Devils opened for the Hook one time, on Feb. 20, 1992, inContinue reading “Boogie with the Hook, 1992”

Legendary Cleveland rock writer on the Devils, 1992

Two great articles in the Cleveland Plain Dealer in October 1992 give more history of the Red Devils (winning 1992 Best Blues Band at the Los Angeles Music Awards) along with a review of a live gig at Peabody’s DownUnder in The Flats Oct. 15. Both articles come courtesy of reporter Jane Scott, who hasContinue reading “Legendary Cleveland rock writer on the Devils, 1992”