The Scene:

The Scene features a variety of articles that explore a wide range of subjects, all of then delving into the many aspects of rock ‘n’ roll music, its artists and players, the music business and classic rock culture

The London Bar Scene of the Early Rolling Stones

If you’re visiting, you’ll want to check out where the Stones and the top British music journalists, managers, agents and publicists used to frequent

Read More

10 Classic Rock Songs for Spring

There are few things sunnier than these songs about spring from some of classic rock’s greatest acts including Led Zeppelin, the Rascals and, yup, the Beach Boys

Read More

First-Generation Rockers: Who’s Still With Us?

With Chuck Berry’s passing, we began to wonder: Which of the earliest rock ‘n’ rollers are still with us? Here are 10 who made the music what it was

Read More

A Day in the Park With Chuck Berry and Joan Jett

Music industry veteran Steve Leeds shares a story about a tour stop with Joan Jett in St. Louis and an unforgettable drive in their special guest’s Cadillac

Read More

17 Classic Chuck Berry Covers

Chuck Berry, who may have invented rock and roll, turned 90 on October 18. To celebrate, we’ve chosen 17 of his best, as covered by some of his biggest fans

Read More

10 Unusual Cover Songs

Most of us have a love/hate/oh-not-again relationship with covers. Many are just plainly overdone. Here are some that are highly worthy of your attention.

Read More

10 More Great ‘Live at the Fillmore’ Albums

A sequel to our earlier survey of LPs recorded at the iconic NYC and San Francisco venues, including Clapton, the Dead, John Mayall and even Chuck Berry!

Read More

The Beatles at The Hollywood Bowl in 1965

For anyone at the famed Fab Four appearances it was an experience to remember for the rest of their lives. We spoke to many in attendance

Read More

Fan-Tastic: Future Beat Offers VIP Concert Experiences

Why pay scalpers? Treat yourself to a great experience by attending a favorite band’s soundcheck, meet them backstage + watch them from your front row seat

Read More

10 Great ‘Live at the Fillmore’ Albums

There were roughly 200 albums recorded at the Fillmore (West and East). It wasn’t easy but we happily choose 10 that really stand out for us. Who’s #1?

Read More