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.
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.
The 20 Best ‘Sopranos’ Musical Moments
We're taking a look at the best soundtrack choices from all six seasons of the beloved HBO drama.
Rock Stars in Video Games: The Complete History
A look at how video game developers have incorporated classic rock and musicians in their works.
True Blue: The Band Behind the Blues Brothers
A guide to the many talented musicians who backed "Joliet" Jake and Elwood Blues.
Keep Me In Your Heart: The Last Songs of 30 Legendary Artists
A look back at the final studio-recorded songs from some of rock’s most well-known artists.
All 245 Who Songs Ranked Worst to Best
Once dubbed “maximum R&B,” the Who later progressed beyond rhythm and blues – but still continued to do everything at a maximum.
All 167 Pink Floyd Songs Ranked Worst to Best
These songs take trips through time and space, plunging us deep into the mysteries of the human mind. But which one was best?
Doctor, Doctor, Give Me the News: 40 Songs About Doctors
Between drug habits, stage accidents, unhealthy lifestyles and rehab stints, rock stars might visit the doctor (or “doctor,” in some cases) more than the average person.
10 Years Ago: The Raconteurs Rush-Release ‘Consolers of the Lonely’
A bad experience with a White Stripes release influenced Jack White and the Raconteurs to surprise fans with the unveiling of their second studio disc.
40 Years Ago: Billy Idol’s Generation X Release Their Debut Album
The backlash began before Generation X had even put out their first album.
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.
How the Doobie Brothers Balanced Riffs, Harmonies and Hits on ‘The Captain and Me’
The Doobie Brothers had discovered their sound.