Monday, January 8, 2024

January 8th, 2024 - The Red [Devil] is the Color of Ripping Death


Hello and hails heathens, headbangers, and craft brew fanatics!  The Meister here today pairing "Red Is The Color Of Ripping Death", the kick-ass 6th album by Nunslaughter and a tasty and crushable Red Devil Red Ale from the fine folks at the Ogden Beer Company!  Hell yeah!!

Album Info:

  • Artist: Nunslaughter
  • Title: "Red Is The Color Of Ripping Death"
  • Recorded: 2021 at Mercinary Studios in Avon, Ohio
  • Release date: August 27th, 2021 (6th full-length studio album by Nunslaughter)
  • Record company: Hell Headbangers Records
  • Production: Nunslaughter
  • Album cover art: Guang Yang
  • Personnel: Detonate (bass), Don of the Dead (vocals), Tormentor (guitars), and Wrath (drums)
  • Musical style: Death metal, thrash metal
  • Sound: Fast, furious, and full of piss and vinegar, the sound on "Red Is The Color Of Ripping Death" is pure Nunslaughter... infernal blast beats, fiery riffs, and Don's intrepid vocal attack!  
  • Major themes: Evil, darkness, the occult, anti-Christianity, death, etc.
  • Tracks:  
  1. "Murmur"
  2. "Broken And Alone"
  3. "To A Whore"
  4. "Banished"
  5. "Red Is The Color Of Ripping Death"
  6. "Eat Your Heart"
  7. "Annihilate The Kingdom Of God"
  8. "Beware Of God"
  9. "Black Cat Hanging"
  10. "Dead In Ten"
  11. "The Devil Will Not Stray"
  12. "The Temptress"
  13. "Casket Lid Creaks"
  14. "Below The Cloven Hoof"

Brew Info:

  • Brewery: Ogden Beer Company (Ogden, Utah)
  • Website:
  • Brew: Red Devil Red Ale
  • Style: Amber Ale / Red Ale
  • Serving: 12 ounce can
  • ABV: 5.0%
  • Pour: The Red Devil pours an opaque, deep mahogany red hue with a billowy and creamy, off-white, 1-finger head with great retention and lots of sticky, intricate lacing.
  • Nose: The nose is a characterized by malty, bready, floral, earthy, and sweet aromas.  There are aromas of floral hops, light onion, freshly baked bread, roasted malts, toasted barley, roasted hazelnut, and sweet, burnt toffee.
  • Taste: Well-balanced, the Red Devel has malty, bready, sweet, and hoppy flavors.  There are notes of rich toffee and caramel, toasted bread, toasted barley, floral hops, and light honey.
  • Mouthfeel: Medium in body and moderately carbonated, the mouthfeel is hearty, yet crisp and smooth with a dry, slightly bitter, yet clean finish. 

Overall pairing: The Ogden Beer Company's Red Devil is a hearty, yet very crushable brew... great for the "devil metal" onslaught that is the mighty Nunslaughter!  Thematically and visually, the beer works great with the album cover/picture disc art too!  'Nuff said!

Make sure to check out my interview with Don "Don of the Dead" Crotsley here: 

Cheers!!  And hails!!

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