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 Who Have Been Knighted
Only a select few musicians have been named a Knight of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II – and then there was the one who turned her down.
Beatles Debut New Image With ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ and ‘Penny Lane’ Videos
Before this, they had suddenly gone quiet: No music, no movies, no concerts, no nothing.
U2 Updates the Gospel on ‘I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For’: The Story Behind Every ‘Joshua Tree’ Song
How "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" became a key building block for U2's creative process.
22 Years Ago: R.E.M. Drummer Bill Berry Suffers Aneurysm on Stage
Before R.E.M.'s Monster world tour was over, 3 of the 4 band members would require surgery.
U2 Gets Cinematic on ‘Where the Streets Have No Name': The Story Behind Every ‘Joshua Tree’ Song
Producer Brian Eno claims that it took about half of the 'Joshua Tree' sessions to complete 'Where the Streets Have No Name.' In the end, U2 had a classic.
The Day Pat Benatar Married Neil Giraldo in a Secret Ceremony
They’ve continued to write, record and tour together, all while building a family that includes two daughters.
40 Years Ago: Cheap Trick Goes From Bowling Alleys to the Big Leagues on Their Debut
After paying plenty of dues in Midwestern venues, Cheap Trick made its Epic Records debut in February 1977.
25 Years Ago: ‘Hormoaning’ EP Displays Another Side of Nirvana
As a "souvenir" to fans in Australia and Japan, Nirvana released the 'Hormoaning' EP with b-sides and cover songs in February 1992.
How Pink Floyd Flubbed the Live Debut of ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’
The tapes were ready. The sequence was set. So was the new light show.
When Chuck Berry Kicked Keith Richards Off His Stage
If you think the Rolling Stones legend's relationship with Mick Jagger is contentious, consider this one.
Mick Jagger: Movie Star? Exploring the Rolling Stones Singer’s Film Career
It's only a movie role, but he likes it.
25 Years Ago: Mick Jagger Returns to the Movies in ‘Freejack’
After Mick Jagger starred in two movies in 1970 – Ned Kelly and Performance – plenty of Rolling Stones fans thought the rock legend would become a fixture on the silver screen.