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.
All 245 Who Songs Ranked Worst to Best
Once dubbed “maximum R&B,” the Who later progressed beyond rhythm and blues – but still continued to do everything at a maximum.
50 Years Ago: ‘Rolling Stone’ Magazine Prints Its First Issue
In 1967, rock ’n’ roll was flourishing, the hippie movement was happening and pop sensations had gone from being perceived as teen heartthrobs to experimental artists.
Michael Stipe Wrestles with Writer’s Block to Complete ‘Man on the Moon’: The Story Behind…
The song was ready. Everything was there: Bass, drums, guitars. There was only one slight problem. It didn’t have a title, or lyrics, or vocals.
30 Years Ago: Warren Zevon, R.E.M. and an All-Star Cast Team Up for ‘Sentimental Hygiene’
After going five years without releasing an album, Warren Zevon returned with R.E.M. as his band on 'Sentimental Hygiene,' released in August 1987.
How ‘Eclipse’ Provided an Epic Finale for Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’
Pink Floyd were onto something, as sessions continued for 1973's 'The Dark Side of the Moon.' They just didn't have an ending.
35 Years Ago: The Clash Forced to Postpone Tour When Joe Strummer Disappears
In April 1982, the Clash's frontman pulled a fast one on the band and hid out in Paris for a few weeks, belting pints and running marathons.
Revisiting John Mellencamp’s Only No. 1 Album, ‘American Fool’
By the time John Mellencamp had the No. 1 song and the No. 1 album in the country, it had been a long road to get there.
Rock Stars Who Have Been Knighted
Only a select few musicians have been named a Knight of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II – and then there was the one who turned her down.
‘In God’s Country’ Sends U2 to the Desert: The Story Behind Every ‘Joshua Tree’ Song
'In God's Country' was the fourth, and final, single released from 'The Joshua Tree.' U2 were inspired by American politics in creating the rock tune.
That Time Bruce Springsteen Got Angry on ‘Wrecking Ball’
Around the time of the 2008 economic collapse, Bruce Springsteen was working on a gospel music album.