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.
That Time Chuck Berry Kicked Keith Richards Off His Stage
If you think Keith Richards' relationship with Mick Jagger is contentious, consider the friendship he had with Chuck Berry.
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.
When Beastie Boys Stole Led Zeppelin Samples for ‘Licensed to Ill’
The hard-rock band’s back catalog would became a treasure trove for hip-hop artists, from Puff Daddy to Ice-T.
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?
The Day the Beatles Shot 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.
When the Rolling Stones Got a New Bass Player
After almost 30 years as a member of the band, Bill Wyman was done.
Top 10 Rock Songs About Ireland
These tracks delve into everything from the country's natural beauty and folk heroes, to the struggle for a united country.