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.
40 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Play Famous ‘Love You Live’ Club Shows
Amid a drug bust and a media circus, the Rolling Stones managed to keep secret their first club gig in 14 years when they played Toronto's El Mocambo in 1977.
45 Years Ago: Pink Floyd Flub Live Debut of ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’
Pink Floyd were about to play the entirety of The Dark Side of the Moon before an audience for the first time.
15 Years Ago: Nine Inch Nails Looks Back With ‘And All That Could Have Been’
Trent Reznor spent more than a year editing the album and DVD versions of 'And All That Could Have Been,' released Jan. 22, 2002.
When the Rolling Stones Collected Their Past on ‘Hot Rocks’
'Hot Rocks 1964-1971' is the Rolling Stones’ most successful release, and they had nothing to do with it.
50 Years Ago: Dark, Mysterious ‘Hey Joe’ Introduces the World to Jimi Hendrix
The Jimi Hendrix Experience debuted on Dec. 16, 1966, with "Hey Joe," a folk song of uncertain origin.
When Queen Made a Sequel With ‘A Day at the Races’
After the success of 'A Night at the Opera,' Queen made a similar-sounding sequel with 'A Day at the Races.'
Tom Petty, ‘Honey Bee’ – Rock’s Hidden Gems
Tom Petty's 'Honey Bee,' released on 'Wildflowers,' is one of Rock's Hidden Gems.
The Day CBGB Opened in New York City
It wasn’t supposed to be a punk club. You could tell that from the name of the place.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles Release ‘With the Beatles’
‘With the Beatles’ was a hit before it was even released. By November 1963, Beatlemania was raging across the U.K.. On the heels of the Fab Four’s debut LP, ‘Please Please Me,’ and the smash singles ‘From Me to You’ an…
30 Years Ago: The Clash Fire Mick Jones
In 1983, “the only band that matters” was poised to become the biggest band in the world. Over the course of a few years, the Clash had gone from punk upstarts to a passionately eclectic band capable of rocking stadiums.