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.
The 20 Best ‘Sopranos’ Musical Moments
A look at the best soundtrack choices from all six seasons of the beloved HBO drama.
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.
The Day the Beatles Made Their Television Debut
This wasn’t the band’s big break, a star-making performance or anything like that.
R.E.M.’s ‘Disturbance at the Heron House’ Tackles Orwell and Reagan
Michael Stipe was inspired by 'Animal Farm' to create an animalized revolution put down by the Reagan administration.
Moon the Loon: Keith Moon’s 25 Craziest Antics
Keith Moon took rock ’n’ roll excess and made it into something approaching performance art.
R.E.M.’s Little America: Mapping Out the Real Places From Their Songs
With R.E.M.'s catalog of songs as our guide, we're taking a musical tour of the United States.
Beatles’ Aptly Named ‘With a Little Help From My Friends’ Showcases Ringo Starr: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Song
Perhaps Ringo Starr's most famous moment with the Beatles, "With a Little Help From My Friends" also recalled the early partnership between John Lennon and Paul McCartney.
Paul McCartney Waxes Nostalgic on ‘Penny Lane’: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Song
It wasn’t just a street, but a suburban neighborhood in Liverpool where John Lennon and Paul McCartney lived in their youngest years.
25 Manic and Mind-Blowing ‘Are You Experienced’ Facts
It’s difficult to overestimate the importance of Are You Experienced in rock history.
Rock’s Most Notorious Motorcycle Crashes
These musicians ended up entangled in some horrific wrecks – and only some of them lived to tell the tale.