Bryan Wawzenek is a freelance journalist who writes for Diffuser.fm and Ultimate Classic Rock. He learned more from a three-minute record than he ever learned in school. His mind is racing, as it always will. Don't start him talking, he could talk all night. The sunshine bores the daylights out of him. Don't touch him, he's a real live wire. Most things he worries about never happen anyway. But he's been smiling lately, thinking about the good things to come.
40 Years Ago: The Clash Finally Play First U.S. Show
After two and a half years as a band, the London group toured America.
The ‘Rushmore’ Soundtrack, Annotated
We're exploring all of the songs, many of them from the British Invasion, that Wes Anderson employed in his 1998 movie.
Rock Stars in Video Games: The Complete History
A look at how video game developers have incorporated classic rock and musicians in their works.
True Blue: The Band Behind the Blues Brothers
A guide to the many talented musicians who backed "Joliet" Jake and Elwood Blues.
All 167 Pink Floyd Songs Ranked Worst to Best
These songs take trips through time and space, plunging us deep into the mysteries of the human mind. But which one was best?
Prince’s Bandmates: Where Are They Now?
So what have the various men and women who worked with the legend been up to lately?
40 Years Ago: Billy Idol’s Generation X Release Their Debut Album
The backlash began before Generation X had even put out their first album.
Pink Floyd’s ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’: A Track-by-Track Guide
Over the course of decades, Pink Floyd’s 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' has become legendary for a lot of reasons.
25 Years Ago: Radiohead Imitate Their Heroes on ‘Pablo Honey’
A band that would earn a reputation as one of the brainiest, most fiercely creative acts of a generation named their first album after a Jerky Boys reference.
The Day the Beatles Got Their First No. 1 … Or Did They?
When Beatlemania took hold across Britain in 1963, the country’s media struggled with the reason for their rampant popularity.
50 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix’s Seattle Homecoming Ends in Embarrassment
One morning in 1968, Jimi Hendrix found himself in a familiar place: onstage, with a microphone, in front of a horde of teenagers. But he wasn’t able to play.
45 Years Ago: Jeff Lynne Becomes the Maestro on ‘ELO 2’
In the 13 months that separated Electric Light Orchestra’s 1971 debut LP and the band’s 1973 follow-up 'ELO 2,' the partnership between founders Roy Wood and Jeff Lynne fell apart.