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 ‘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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
45 Years Ago: Deep Purple, Mark II, Burn Out on ‘Who Do We Think We Are’
Deep Purple, Mark II, is generally agreed to be the ultimate version of the hard rockers.