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.
Prince’s Bandmates: Where Are They Now?
So what have the various men and women who worked with the legend been up to lately?
Why the Raconteurs Rush-Released ‘Consolers of the Lonely’
The entertainment industry didn’t usually do things this way.
When Billy Idol’s Generation X Released Their Debut Album
The backlash began before they had even put out this first studio project.
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.
When Radiohead Imitated Their Heroes on ‘Pablo Honey’
One of the brainiest, most fiercely creative acts of a generation named their first album after a Jerky Boys reference.
50 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix’s Seattle Homecoming Ends in Embarrassment
One morning in 1968, Jimi Hendrix found himself in a familiar place: onstage, with a microphone, in front of a horde of teenagers. But he wasn’t able to play.
When Pearl Jam Decided to ‘Yield’ to Maturity
After years of battles with Ticketmaster, the music industry and each other, they emerged with a calmer mood and bolder music.
The Song Stays in the Picture: Rock Soundtracks in the New Hollywood
In 1967, 'The Graduate' pioneered the use of rock and pop music in serious movie-making. Hollywood took notice and movies have never been the same.
35 Years Ago: Dire Straits Turn Back the Clock on ‘ExtendedancEPlay’
In direct contrast to his band's heavily produced recent work, Mark Knopfler spearheaded this breezy 1983 EP.