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: Chuck Berry Kicks Keith Richards Off His Stage
Chuck Berry booted Keith Richards off his stage during a 1972 show in which the Rolling Stones guitarist was serving as a member of his backing band.
30 Years Ago: Beastie Boys Become the First Censored Act on ‘American Bandstand’
The Beastie Boys became the first act to be censored on 'American Bandstand' on Jan. 16, 1987, reportedly earning the ire of host Dick Clark.
40 Years Ago: George Harrison Tries to Collect from Lorne Michaels
George Harrison appeared on 'Saturday Night Live' in 1976 with Paul Simon. In a sketch, he tried to collect the $3,000 Lorne Michaels had offered the Beatles.
30 Years Ago: Beastie Boys Rhyme and Steal Led Zeppelin Samples on ‘Licensed to Ill’
Beastie Boys became unlikely trailblazers in 1986.
When John Belushi and Fear Scared NBC on Halloween
Comedy legend and punk rock fan John Belushi helped get Fear booked on 'Saturday Night Live' on Halloween night in 1981. It resulted in a wild performance.
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.
50 Tribute Songs for Dead Musicians
What better way to immortalize your heroes than in a song?
50 Years Ago: The Beatles Shoot the ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Cover Photo
At the time, it was one of the most expensive album covers ever created. And in the end, it would become one of the most iconic images in rock 'n' roll history.
The Day the Rolling Stones Got a New Bass Player
After almost 30 years as a Rolling Stone, Bill Wyman was done.
Top 10 Rock Songs About Ireland
Over the years, classic rockers have sung about everything from Ireland's natural beauty and wonderful cities to Irish folk heroes and the struggles for a united country.