"...melds bluegrass tradtions with analog electronics and a playful funk spirit for a decidedly modern take on mountain music"
“#1 Ranked U.S. Bluegrass band, April 2013”
“2013 AHA Avl perfromers”
“From the first notes, Salamanders reveals itself to be carefully crafted. Fans of bluegrass, jazz and jam will not be disappointed by the dynamic and indefatigable sessions collected among the 11 songs.”
"One for the Salamanders" voted by WNCW listeners as one of the top 100 albums of 2010. Voted top ten regional release of the year.
“Top 10 on radio airplay charts, April-June 2011”
“Voted into Mountain Xpress's Best of WNC 2009 reader poll - Best Bluegrass/Oldtime category”
“Brushfire Stankgrass melds Moog with bluegrass”
“...reggae and afrobeat groove, straight up rock n roll, jam band and newgrass...”
“This eclectic inventive bluegrass band gave an impressive daytime performance. I have heard the term “trance mountain dub” which can kind of give a description of their sound. I call it raging bluegrass that seamlessly meshed into some good dancing music.”
“Play that Funky Banjo, White Boy! ”
“By blending traditional bluegrass with elements of trance and classic rock, Brushfire Stankgrass creates a savory package with “One for the Salamanders.””
“Brothers blend styles”
“Voted into 2 categories of the Mountain Xpress's Best of 2008 reader poll including: Best Folk/Old Time/Bluegrass Band.”
“One for the Salamanders reaches #2 on the radio charts.”