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.
When Tom Petty Took on the Music Industry on ‘The Last DJ’
Fans, critics and even casual listeners largely came away with the impression that he had become bitter.
25 Years Ago: Stone Temple Pilots Battle Copy-Cat Claims on ‘Core’
As STP released their debut album in September 1992, the California band encountered monster success, along with perceptions that they were grunge poseurs.
15 Years Ago: Beck Shines Through the Sadness on ‘Sea Change’
Drawing on the pain of a romantic betrayal, Beck created his most nakedly emotional album with 'Sea Change,' released in September 2002.
Prince’s Bandmates: Where Are They Now?
From the Revolution to 3rdeyegirl, Prince shared his stage with dozens of musicians. We're looking at where they are today.
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.
Replacements Albums Ranked in Order of Awesomeness
We're ranking all of the studio albums recorded by the influential post-punk band.
40 Years Ago: Neil Young Stitches Together ‘American Stars ’n Bars’
In the mid-’70s, Neil Young couldn’t decide what to do. It's no shock that 'American Stars 'n Bars' wasn't "plan A" in 1976-77.
Paul McCartney Praises Pot, Slams Fans on ‘Fixing a Hole’: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Song
For a while, there were two prevailing opinions on what “Fixing a Hole,” the fifth track on the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, was about.
25 Manic and Mind-Blowing ‘Are You Experienced’ Facts
It’s difficult to overestimate the importance of Are You Experienced in rock history.
35 Years Ago: Thomas Dolby (Eventually) Breaks Through With “The Golden Age of Wireless’
There are, in fact, no less than six versions of Thomas Dolby's The Golden Age of Wireless.
30 Years Ago: David Bowie Gets Lost in the Sound on ‘Never Let Me Down’
The Thin White Duke planned on returning to rock on 'Never Let Me Down,' but instead created a big, glossy album in 1987.
That Time Rod Stewart’s Porsche Was Stolen at Gunpoint
Rod Stewart was doing some shopping on Hollywood’s famed Sunset Boulevard when he found himself in a dangerous situation.