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.
45 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Collect Their Past on ‘Hot Rocks’
Hot Rocks 1964-1971 is the Rolling Stones’ most successful release, and they had nothing to do with it.
50 Years Ago: Dark, Mysterious ‘Hey Joe’ Introduces the World to Jimi Hendrix
The Jimi Hendrix Experience debuted on Dec. 16, 1966, with "Hey Joe," a folk song of uncertain origin.
25 Years Ago: George Harrison Tours for the Last Time
George Harrison wasn’t fond of touring, and he had little reason to be enamored with it.
How Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr Survived the ‘80s
By the time the ’80s arrived, the Beatles had been broken up for a decade.
How Alice Cooper Kept Rolling With ‘Killer’
Alice Cooper's 'Killer' contained songs that matched irresistible pop melodies with punchy hard rock, landing two singles on the 'Billboard' chart.
How Yes Found Their Classic Lineup on ‘Fragile’
'Fragile' also marked the first time Yes worked with cover artist Roger Dean.
50 Years Ago: John Lennon Meets Yoko Ono
There are few figures more controversial in rock history than Yoko Ono.
5 Reasons Steppenwolf Should Be in the Hall of Fame
Despite decades of inductions, it’s not getting any easier to get into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
15 Years Ago: Aerosmith Rock United We Stand Benefit
A slew of charity concerts were organized following the events of Sept. 11, 2001, each of them with their own identity.
25 Years Ago: The Beatles’ Apple Corps Reaches a New Settlement with Apple Computer
A decades-long series of lawsuits between the Beatles and Steve Jobs over the Apple brand took another turn in October 1991.