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.
When Elton John Bottomed Out on ‘Leather Jackets’
Instead of continuing his epic success, this proved to be the end of an era.
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?
Revisiting Meat Loaf’s Troubled ‘Bat Out of Hell III’
Stalled by health problems, nearly halted by lawsuits and plagued with guilt, the road to 'Bat Out of Hell III' was fraught with the kind of melodrama fans were used to with Meat Loaf’s music.
25 Years Ago: The Beatles’ Apple Corps Reaches a New Settlement with Apple Computer
A decades-long series of lawsuits between the Beatles and Steve Jobs over the Apple brand took another turn in October 1991.
Bach and Roll: 28 Best Rock and Classical Crossovers
Chuck Berry's "Roll Over Beethoven" framed the yawning early distance between rock and classical. But things quickly changed.
Inside 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.
How Elton John Rediscovered His Roots on ‘Songs From the West Coast’
He met with Bernie Taupin and talked about working harder on songs before making this 27th studio album.
How the Who Become the World’s Loudest Band
The Who's show was measured at a whopping 126 decibels. Health experts say significant damage occurs with sustained exposure to anything above 85 dB.
Tom Petty Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Compiling our list of Tom Petty Albums Ranked Worst to Best wasn't easy.
Top 10 David Gilmour Pink Floyd Songs
It should come as no surprise that this list is full of brain-melting guitar solos, lilting vocals and gorgeous music.
Creedence Clearwater Revival Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Let’s take a step back to appreciate the magnificence that is the entire Creedence Clearwater Revival catalog.