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.
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.
40 Years Ago: The Clash Unleash a Punk Classic With Their Self-Titled Debut
The Clash wanted a riot of their own. And so they created one in the grooves of their self-titled debut album in April 1977.
50 Years Ago: The Who Play Their First U.S. Show
In March 1967, the Who made their live U.S. debut by taking part in a musical revue hosted by Murray the K. The legends played five times a day for nine days.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles Debut New Image With ‘Strawberry Fields Forever,’ ‘Penny Lane’ V…
The Beatles' influential promotional films for "Strawberry Fields Forever" and "Penny Lane" made their U.S. debuts in March 1967.
That Time Pat Benatar Married Neil Giraldo in a Secret Ceremony
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo have been bandmates since 1979, lovers since a little while after that and husband-and-wife since 1982.
40 Years Ago: Cheap Trick Goes From Bowling Alleys to the Big Leagues on Their Debut
After paying plenty of dues in Midwestern venues, Cheap Trick made its Epic Records debut in February 1977.
45 Years Ago: Pink Floyd Flub Live Debut of ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’
Pink Floyd were about to play the entirety of The Dark Side of the Moon before an audience for the first time.
50 Years Ago: Tragic News Inspires the Beatles’ ‘A Day in the Life’
Decades before Law & Order was “ripped from the headlines,” the Beatles did the same thing for “A Day in the Life.”
25 Years Ago: Lou Reed Mourns Friends on ‘Magic and Loss’
Lou Reed explored his friends' cancer struggles and deaths on his 1992 album 'Magic and Loss,' one of the rocker's most commercially successful releases.
When Bob Dylan Joined the Band for New Year’s Eve Show
Bob Dylan took part in an improvised four-song encore during the Band's New Year's Eve show in 1971.