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About

Backfire Records artists Eddy & The Backfires are the wildest act on the German Rockabilly circuit! Their own unique brand of authentic Rockabilly sound in combination with their stage presence sets every audience on fire, not only in Germany but everywhere! It’s a wildfire!

There’s Eddy, the exciting and charismatic front man with his powerful voice, and in fact the band’s only founding member in the actual line-up. Patrick joined in on drums in 2013 and Christian  is slappin’ the double bass since 2015. In 2018, Eddy could complete his present line-up when Michael took over the lead-guitar. The band’s now hawg wild and ready to rock every audience!

If you like the sounds of Elvis, Carl Perkins, Link Wray and pure 50s culture you’re on the right track and ready for a Backfires show and for buying their records! These men love 50s music, style and culture and that makes them able to create the unique Backfires sound by heart.

International performance highlights include “Rockabilly Day” (Belgium), “A-Bombers” (Sweden), “Brockxelles ’58” (Belgium) and Bedrock Oldstyle Weekender (Denmark), the Hemsby Rock’n’Roll Weekender (UK), Hoorn Rock’n’Roll Sunday (Netherlands), Motocycle Jamboree (Italy), Riverside Custom Car Weekend, (Spain) etc.

National performance highlights include Lehrter Rocknacht (Lehrte), Rock’n’Roll Rodeo (Bielefeld), Rockin’ Ballroom Bop (Leipzig), Cowtown Rocks Again (Duesseldorf), Bottrop Kustom Kulture (Bottrop) etc.

Special highlights: Sharing the stage with the Original Bill Haley’s Comets in 2004. Three top shows on MTV’s “Pimp My Date”, TV shows that had been filmed in 2006 at the ’20 Flight Rock’ in Hamburg. And as special guests at a ’50’s Beauty Contest’ in Moscow, Russia in April 2010.

Discography

Twenty Fight Years (2019/Bear Family Productions)

  1. Rockin’ Beauty
  2. Tornado
  3. C’mon Pretty Baby
  4. A Cat Called Domino
  5. Highspeed Daddy
  6. Hot Boilin’ Engine
  7. I Feel Rockin’
  8. Rock, Baby, Rock
  9. Teen Queen
  10. Rock & Roll Guitar
  11. Slipped My Mouth
  12. The Tempter
  13. My World Is You

Dead Man Stare (2017/Backfire Records)

  1. Go Down That Road
  2. Hot Rod Johnny
  3. Lonesome Rider
  4. Cool Cat
  5. Dreaming Of You
  6. Highway Killer
  7. Hot Rods On Main Street
  8. V8 Gang
  9. Now That You’re Gone
  10. Shoot My Baby
  11. Walking In The Desert
  12. The Cleaner
  13. Red Rockin’ Mama
  14. Love Me
  15. Dreaming Of You (Part 2)

Cat Killer (2006/Rhythm Bomb)

  1. I Feel Rockin’
  2. I’mGone
  3. Cat Killer
  4. Dancin’ Doll
  5. All I Can Do Is Cry
  6. High Speed Daddy
  7. They Call Me Bad
  8. Let’s Rock Tonight
  9. Tic Tac Baby
  10. Mobilin’ Baby Of Mine
  11. Rockin’ And Rollin’
  12. That’s Wild
  13. Last Surf
  14. Sometimes I Wonder
  15. So Hard
  16. Mexican Love (video)

Seven Nights To Rock (2004/Rhythm Bomb)

  1. Honky Tonk Gal
  2. Crawded Hole
  3. Seven Nights To Rock
  4. Rock Ola Ruby
  5. Down Town Mexico
  6. Saturday Night
  7. My Babe
  8. Hungry For Your Lovin’
  9. Rock ‘N’ Roll Baby
  10. Miss December
  11. Tornado
  12. Rock Baby Rock
  13. Top Chop Boogie
  14. Strange Kinda Feeling
  15. Ghost Surf

Get On The Right Track Baby! (2003/Rhythm Bomb)

  1. Backfire Boogie
  2. Dear John
  3. I Don’t Know When…
  4. Domino
  5. Don’t You Do Me No Wrong
  6. Flip, Flop And Fly
  7. Get On The Right Track Baby
  8. Mexican Love
  9. Poor Boy Blues
  10. Rockin’ Beauty
  11. Say When
  12. Starlight
  13. Worried ‘Bout You Baby
  14. Backfire Twist