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.
The Tragic Story of Michael Hutchence’s Death
How a tumultuous affair, numerous legal battles, addictions and declining fame contributed to INXS star Michael Hutchence's death.
How the Doobie Brothers’ ‘The Captain and Me’ Balanced It All
This LP began a streak of Top 10 albums that would last through 1980.
Pink Floyd’s ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’: A Track-by-Track Guide
Over the course of decades, Pink Floyd’s 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' has become legendary for a lot of reasons.
20 Years Ago: Bill Berry Leaves R.E.M.
After a health scare and a rough tour, R.E.M.'s drummer announced that he had lost his passion for the band and retired from the quartet in October 1997.
How R.E.M.’s ‘Document’ Dragged College Rock Into the Mainstream
A Top 10 hit and a platinum album marked the end of their world as an underground sensation, but R.E.M. felt fine.
Moon the Loon: Keith Moon’s 25 Craziest Antics
Keith Moon took rock ’n’ roll excess and made it into something approaching performance art.
40 Years Ago: The Police’s Classic Lineup Plays Their First Show
In the summer of '77, the Police traded their founding guitarist for Andy Summers and played their first gig with their famous lineup in Birmingham, England.
How ‘Eclipse’ Provided an Epic Finale for Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’
Pink Floyd were onto something, as sessions continued for 1973's 'The Dark Side of the Moon.' They just didn't have an ending.
Pink Floyd, David Crosby Watch the Beatles Get Goofy on ‘Lovely Rita’: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Song
Paul McCartney wrote "Lovely Rita" because he kept getting fined for expired parking meters.
The Beatles Rip ‘She’s Leaving Home’ From the Headlines: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Song
When Paul McCartney began writing “She’s Leaving Home,” he didn’t know he had met Melanie Coe.