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.
Up Where They Belong? How Rockers Transitioned to Adult Contemporary
The phrase “Adult Contemporary” might as well be an epithet to rock fans.
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.
Moon the Loon: Keith Moon’s 25 Craziest Antics
Keith Moon took rock ’n’ roll excess and made it into something approaching performance art. We’re taking a look at the late Who drummer’s craziest stunts.
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.
5 Reasons Steppenwolf Should Be in the Hall of Fame
Despite decades of inductions, it’s not getting any easier to get into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
50 Tribute Songs for Dead Musicians
What better way to immortalize your heroes than in a song?
45 Years Ago: Don McLean Mourns an Era on ‘American Pie’
Don McLean’s first album didn’t exactly set the world on fire.
The Story of John Mellencamp’s Long Battle to Escape ‘Johnny Cougar’
Learn how John Mellencamp became Johnny Cougar, John Cougar, John Cougar Mellencamp and finally John Mellencamp.. again.
The Day the Beatles Shot 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.
The Day the Rolling Stones Got a New Bass Player
After almost 30 years as a member of the Rolling Stones, Bill Wyman was done.
Tom Petty Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Compiling our list of Tom Petty Albums Ranked Worst to Best wasn't easy.
Top 10 Rock Songs About Ireland
Over the years, classic rockers have sung about everything from Ireland's natural beauty and wonderful cities to Irish folk heroes and the struggles for a united country.