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.
10 Years Ago: MGMT Go From College Goofs to Rock Stars on ‘Oracular Spectacular’
MGMT weren't even a band anymore when the duo were offered a record deal. Less than two years later, they were being celebrated as pop hitmakers.
15 Years Ago: The Postal Service’s Debut Single Pushes Them to ‘Such Great Heights’
Before it became an indie favorite, was woven into 'Garden State,' and soundtracked so many commercials, 'Such Great Heights' introduced the Postal Service.
25 Years Ago: Stone Temple Pilots Battle Copy-Cat Claims on ‘Core’
As STP released their debut album in September 1992, the California band encountered monster success, along with perceptions that they were grunge poseurs.
25 Years Ago: Frances Bean Cobain Born to Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love
Amidst uncertainty about her parents drug habits, Frances Bean Cobain was born to Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love on Aug. 18, 1992.
R.E.M.’s Biggest Influences
We're looking at the musicians that helped make R.E.M. one of the most important bands of the '80s and beyond.
Top 10 Songs About War
Honoring those who have served with a list of classic rock's best songs about war.
When CBGB Opened in New York City
It wasn’t supposed to be a punk club. You could tell that from the name of the place.