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

Scott Weiland Remembered by Stone Temple Pilots

The former frontman for STP and Velvet Revolver was on tour with his new band, The Wildabouts, when he accidentally overdosed on alcohol and drugs on December 3, 2015

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10 Essential Rolling Stones Blues Songs

With the release of the Rolling Stones’ ‘Blue & Lonesome,’ we take a look back at highlights of their blues-drenched catalog.

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15 Years Ago: George Harrison Passes

Many of Harrison’s former bandmates and great friends including Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and Eric Clapton played a concert on the first anniversary of his passing

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10 Private Concerts by Top Recording Artists

It’s one of the hush hush topics amongst music stars: performances by major stars at private events, often by billionaires throwing parties for themselves

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Exclusive: Meat Loaf Video for ‘Going All the Way’

Best Classic Bands is pleased to present the premiere of the first single from Meat Loaf’s new collaboration with Jim Steinman!

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Record Store Day Black Friday 2016 Preview

Some of the best indie record store owners tell us what they and their customers are looking forward to on RSD’s Black Friday celebration. Happy shopping!

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The Cars ‘Just What I Needed’ at Live Aid

When they first emerged in 1978, some critics were perplexed but rock fans loved this Boston quintet. Here they are at Live Aid, singing their first hit.

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Jimmy Webb Interview, Part 2: Hits & Misses

In part two of our chat with the legendary songwriter, we discuss the unpredictability of writing a hit song and how the art of songwriting has changed.

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10 Songs That Defined New Wave Music

New wave music wasn’t easily defined, but most fans knew it when they heard it. We chose 10 songs that, to us, were the best of the genre.

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Exclusive: Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott Meets Ian Hunter on Speakeasy

The second season of public TV’s Speakeasy has begun and we have an exclusive sneak peak featuring two classic rock icons in conversation.

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