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.
35 Years Ago: ‘Jack and Diane’ Hits No. 1, but Does John Mellencamp Even Like the Song?
It was the “little ditty” that became a big hit, and caused some huge headaches for John Mellencamp along the way.
Bands That Reunited Without Their Lead Singer
“Let’s get the band back together” is a rock ’n’ roll cliché, yet it has remained a difficult task for some of the world’s most legendary groups.
Moon the Loon: Keith Moon’s 25 Craziest Antics
Keith Moon took rock ’n’ roll excess and made it into something approaching performance art. We’re taking a look at the late Who drummer’s craziest stunts.
How ‘Eclipse’ Provided an Epic Finale for Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’
Pink Floyd were onto something, as sessions continued for 1973's 'The Dark Side of the Moon.' They just didn't have an ending.
Paul McCartney Disguises the Beatles as ‘Lonely Hearts Club Band’: The Story Behind Every …
By 1966, the four Beatles had more than their fill of Beatlemania.
Paul McCartney Waxes Nostalgic, Gets Kaleidoscopic on ‘Penny Lane’: The Story Behind Every…
“Penny Lane” is most commonly associated with Paul McCartney – and rightfully so.
35 Years Ago: Rod Stewart’s Porsche Stolen at Gunpoint
Rod Stewart was doing some shopping on Hollywood’s famed Sunset Boulevard when he found himself in a dangerous situation.
35 Years Ago: Billy Joel Injures Both Hands in Motorcycle Accident
When his bike collided with a car that ran a red light in April 1982, the "Piano Man" ended up with serious damage to each of his hands.
Rock’s Most Notorious Motorcycle Crashes
These musicians ended up entangled in some horrific wrecks – and only some of them lived to tell the tale.
35 Years Ago: John Mellencamp Releases His Only No. 1 Album, ‘American Fool’
By the time John Mellencamp had the No. 1 song and the No. 1 album in the country, it had been a long road to get there.