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.
Rock Stars in Video Games: The Complete History
A look at how video game developers have incorporated classic rock and musicians in their works.
Keep Me In Your Heart: The Last Songs of 30 Legendary Artists
A look back at the final studio-recorded songs from some of rock’s most well-known artists.
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.
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?
45 Years Ago: Doobie Brothers Balance Riffs, Harmonies and Hits on ‘The Captain and Me’
The Doobie Brothers had discovered their sound.
25 Years Ago: Bob Dylan Unplugs for ‘Good as I Been to You’
When the river runs dry, Bob Dylan retreats to the well.
45 Years Ago: Alice Cooper Taped for TV, Banned From the Airwaves
In the early ’70s, when ABC was considering dipping its toe in the world of rock ’n’ roll, the television network called upon music publisher and producer Don Kirshner ... who called Alice Cooper.
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.
When Tom Petty Took on the Music Industry on ‘The Last DJ’
When they first heard Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ 'The Last DJ,' fans, critics and even casual listeners largely came away with the impression that Petty was bitter.
35 Years Ago: ‘Jack and Diane’ Hits No. 1, but Does John Mellencamp Even Like the Song?
It was the “little ditty” that became a big hit, and caused some huge headaches for John Mellencamp along the way.