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.
30 Years Ago: ‘The Lost Boys’ Delivers a Soundtrack for the MTV Era
The slick soundtrack album for the 1987 vampire flick features elder statesman (Roger Daltrey), up-and-comers (INXS) and plenty of saxophone solos.
R.E.M.’s Little America: Mapping Out the Real Places From Their Songs
With R.E.M.'s catalog of songs as our guide, we're taking a musical tour of the United States.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles Experience an Amazing Series of Pre-‘Sgt. Pepper’ Highs and Lows…
The Beatles didn’t record or release any music on May 19, 1967, but it became an important (and infamous) day anyway.
50 Years Ago: Paul McCartney Meets Linda Eastman
It was just another night out in London for Paul McCartney.
35 Years Ago: Thomas Dolby (Eventually) Breaks Through With “The Golden Age of Wireless’
There are, in fact, no less than six versions of Thomas Dolby's The Golden Age of Wireless.
30 Years Ago: David Bowie Gets Lost in the Sound on ‘Never Let Me Down’
The Thin White Duke planned on returning to rock on 'Never Let Me Down,' but instead created a big, glossy album in 1987.
25 Years Ago: David Bowie Marries Iman in Private Ceremony
David Bowie and Iman tied the knot in a very small ceremony in Switzerland on April 24, 1992.
One Year Later: Prince’s Shocking Death
The year after Prince's death has been marked by tributes to the late star, plans for the release of unheard music and tours of his Paisley Park mansion.
35 Years Ago: Billy Joel Injures Both Hands in Motorcycle Accident
When his bike collided with a car that ran a red light in April 1982, the "Piano Man" ended up with serious damage to each of his hands.
All 73 R.E.M. Videos Ranked in Order of Awesomeness
For 30 years, R.E.M. participated in some of the most iconic, strange, beautiful, amusing and endlessly watchable music videos in the history of the medium.