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.
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.
Bands That Reunited Without Their Lead Singer
“Let’s get the band back together” is a rock ’n’ roll cliché, yet it has remained a difficult task for some of the world’s most legendary groups.
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.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles Debut ‘All You Need is Love’ for the World
Representing their country in a historic satellite broadcast, the Beatles presented "All You Need is Love" before the entire world on June 25, 1967.
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.
Pink Floyd, David Crosby Watch the Beatles Get Goofy on ‘Lovely Rita’: The Story Behind Ev…
Paul McCartney wrote "Lovely Rita" because he kept getting fined for expired parking meters.
The Beatles Turn Back the Clock on ‘When I’m Sixty-Four’: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pep…
If “When I’m Sixty-Four” sounds so simple a child could have written it, that’s what kind of happened.
Paul McCartney Praises Pot, Slams Fans on ‘Fixing a Hole’: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pe…
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.
Rock’s 40 Luckiest Songs
Some guys have all the luck, and many of them are legendary rockers. We’re taking a look at some of the luckiest (and a few of the unluckiest) songs in classic rock.