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.
When Sid Vicious Replaced Glen Matlock in the Sex Pistols
As the Sex Pistols' founding bassist Glen Matlock was becoming unhappy with hysteria around the band, Johnny Rotten was encouraging his pal Sid Vicious to join.
Lovers Rock: 40 Alternative and Indie Bands Featuring Romantic Couples
It’s tough enough keeping a band together, but these 40 groups were able to incorporate a relationship (to differing levels of success) into the mix.
20 Years Ago: Sonic Youth Adds Angst to Richard Linklater’s ‘subUrbia’
Director Richard Linklater commissioned Sonic Youth to create original music for his fifth movie, the cult flick 'subUrbia,' released in February 1997.
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.
25 Years Ago: ‘Hormoaning’ EP Displays Another Side of Nirvana
As a "souvenir" to fans in Australia and Japan, Nirvana released the 'Hormoaning' EP with b-sides and cover songs in February 1992.
15 Years Ago: Sunn O))) Reinterprets Metallica’s ‘For Whom the Bell Tolls’
It’s not quite a cover or a new song. Sunn O))) remodeled Metallica’s “For Whom the Bells Tolls” when the drone metal band released "F.W.T.B.T" in 2002.
That Time Chuck Berry Kicked Keith Richards Off His Stage
If you think Keith Richards' relationship with Mick Jagger is contentious, consider his friendship 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.
Flaming Lips Lineup Changes: A Complete History
This gallery includes every single incarnation of the Flaming Lips– including studio and touring members – since the fearless band first freaked out Oklahoma.
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.