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.
25 Years Ago: Radiohead Are Reborn With ‘Airbag’
The first track, and final single, from 'OK Computer' found band creating a bridge from 'The Bends.'
How Bono Convinced U2 to Not Throw Away ‘With or Without You’
Singer's belief in nearly scrapped song gave band its first No. 1.
40 Years Ago: U2 Avoid Break Up and Release ‘October’
Their second album almost didn’t happen – for a couple of reasons.
Climbing ‘The Wall’: Are Radiohead This Generation’s Pink Floyd?
Popular culture is obsessed with anointing the “new” version of the “old” thing that proved extraordinarily popular.
The Beatles in Liverpool: A Walking and Driving Tour
A Magical Mystery Tour through some of the most important and iconic sites in the band's hometown.
Six Degrees of Rock Hall Separation: Connecting the 2019 Class
The newest inductees are part of perhaps the most musically diverse class in history.
15 Rock Classics Improved by Nicky Hopkins
The greatest session man ever? Hopkins' keyboard work on songs by the Who, Beatles, Kinks and Rolling Stones makes a pretty good case.
When the Clash Finally Played Their First U.S. Show
They mounted their first tour of America after two and a half years together as a band.
The ‘Rushmore’ Soundtrack, Annotated
We're exploring all of the songs, many of them from the British Invasion, that Wes Anderson employed in his 1998 movie.
The 20 Best ‘Sopranos’ Musical Moments
A look at the best soundtrack choices from all six seasons of the beloved HBO drama.