Fire as a Metaphor in Rock Music by Tim Jeffreys

Enjoy an exclusive guest post from Tim Jeffreys, author of “Combustible,” featured in our new anthology ON FIRE, out now.   When Caleb Followill of the band Kings of Leon hollered that his sex was on fire, was he singing about a bad urinary tract infection or STDs?  Well, no.  One hopes and presumes not.  Most likely,…