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.
How Against Me! Began by ‘Reinventing Axl Rose’
After three EPs, Florida punk band Against Me! released its debut album, 'Reinventing Axl Rose,' in March 2002.
U2 Honors the ‘Mothers of the Disappeared’: The Songs Behind Every ‘Joshua Tree’ Song
After hearing the plight of the Mothers of the Disappeared (those who lost children to brutal regimes), Bono began to write the final song on 'The Joshua Tree.'
When Kurt Cobain Married Courtney Love
After beginning their relationship the previous fall, Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love got married in Hawaii on Feb. 24, 1992.
Richard Linklater Movies: 30 Best Musical Moments
We're counting down the best uses of pop and rock songs in the career of film director Richard Linklater ('Dazed and Confused,' 'Boyhood').
Wayne Coyne on the Flaming Lips’ Turning Point, Sad Songs and the Importance of Being Char…
The Flaming Lips frontman sat down to chat with Diffuser about the band's new album and the long road that led the "Fearless Freaks" to this point.
Japandroids, ‘Near to the Wild Heart of Life’: Album Review
Japandroids' 'Near to the Wild Heart of Life' isn’t as wild as it is huge – big choruses, grand stories and giant sounds about running away from home.
10 Years Ago: Damon Albarn Supergroup the Good, the Bad & the Queen Releases Its Debut
Damon Albarn's supergroup with Simon Tong (the Verve), Tony Allen (Fela Kuti) and Paul Simonon (the Clash) released its debut on Jan. 22, 2007.
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.
Flaming Lips, ‘Oczy Mlody’: Album Review
On their new album, the Flaming Lips scale some heavy subjects (mortality, relationships, suicide) via a childlike fantasy world rife with unicorns and wizards.
2017’s Most Anticipated Albums
With the curtain dropping on 2016, we look forward to the music we expect to hear in the new year. These are the 30 Most-Anticipated Albums Coming in 2017.