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.
35 Years Ago: Nena Soars to Pop Stardom with ’99 Luftballons’
When German new wave band Nena released their debut album in 1983, they had little idea of the worldwide success they would score with one of the LP's tracks.
35 Years Ago: Eurythmics’ ‘Sweet Dreams’ Become Reality
The second LP from Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart's duo, and its blockbuster single, made the duo instant synthpop stars.
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.
One Year Later: Prince’s Shocking Death
The year after Prince's death has been marked by tributes to the late star, plans for the release of unheard music and tours of his Paisley Park mansion.
35 Years Ago: Billy Joel Injures Both Hands in Motorcycle Accident
When his bike collided with a car that ran a red light in April 1982, the "Piano Man" ended up with serious damage to each of his hands.
50 Years Ago: The Who Play Their First U.S. Show
In March 1967, the Who made their live U.S. debut by taking part in a musical revue hosted by Murray the K. The legends played five times a day for nine days.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles Shoot the ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Cover Photo
At the time, it was one of the most expensive album covers ever created. And in the end, it would become one of the most iconic images in rock 'n' roll history.
Creedence Clearwater Revival Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Let’s take a step back to appreciate the magnificence that is the entire Creedence Clearwater Revival catalog.
When the Beatles Began Recording ‘The White Album’
Sessions for 'The White Album' began with 16 takes on John Lennon's "Revolution."
Tom Petty, ‘Honey Bee’ – Rock’s Hidden Gems
Tom Petty's 'Honey Bee,' released on 'Wildflowers,' is one of Rock's Hidden Gems.