Artist Interview: Backyard Tire Fire

Backyard Tire FirePerhaps more than any other genre, Fresh Scouts loves rock and roll. Few types of music move us more than plain old rocked out guitar chords, a heavy drum beat, and a thrumming bass line. It’s refreshing. It’s cathartic. It’s American.

Bloomington, Illinois’s Backyard Tire Fire are one of the few bands left on this planet that know how to just write and perform basic, kickass rock. So you just know we had to track them down and get them talking about how and why they’re so good at what they do.

The guys were good enough to take a few minutes with us before a recent homecoming show at Six Strings in Bloomington, and we’re passing on the love to you, our loyal readers:

Buy the album:

Backyard Tire Fire - Good to Be


About the Author

Joel Brigham writes about stuff. It’s pretty much all he cares about. Stuff like music and more music. But he mostly cares about music. And also music.

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