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 the Who Ruled ‘The Concert for New York City’
Paul McCartney was the driving force behind this show, but their unbridled performance remains the highlight.
The Night Jimmy Page Played His First Gig With the Yardbirds
Jimmy Page had already turned down the Yardbirds … twice.
45 Years Ago: First Glastonbury Festival Features David Bowie and Traffic
The first Glastonbury Festival began on June 20, 1971 and featured David Bowie, Traffic, Joan Baez, Fairport Convention and Hawkwind.
How the SoundScan Era Rocked the Music Industry
In 1991, a gargantuan shift occurred in popular music.
The Day the Beatles Shot the ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Cover Photo
At the time, it was one of the most expensive ever created.
Top 10 Rock Songs About Ireland
These tracks delve into everything from the country's natural beauty and folk heroes, to the struggle for a united country.
David Bowie Albums Ranked Worst to Best
David Bowie is not just rock’s greatest chameleon; he's also one of music’s most imaginative conceptual artists.
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.
How the Iraq War Impacted Bruce Springsteen’s Music
The U.S. invasion happened to be on the first date of the Australian leg of 'The Rising' Tour.