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

10 Memorable Rock Concert Riots

Sometimes concerts get far wilder than planned and riots break out. Here are 10 of the more significant rock shows that spiraled into chaos.

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Expecting Rain: Meeting Place For Bob Dylan Fans

One of the great music resources on the web is devoted to The Bard and related topics, curated daily for decades by Karl Erik Andersen. “All this because of Bob Dylan.”

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Top 20 Classic Punk Rock Songs (Part 2)

Jim Sullivan continues his list of the top punk rock songs, including The Ramones, The Clash and Television, counting down from #10. What’s #1?

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Loving ‘Cheers’ to My Late Mate, Ian McLagan

Rob Patterson praises Small Faces/Faces keyboard player for being the best rock star mate a fan might ever want and a friendly, unpretentious hail-fellow-well-met to any and all of his fans.

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50 Years Ago: 1967 in Rock Music

1967—the golden anniversary of which we will be celebrating all year long—was one amazing year for rock music. Here are some of the highlights.

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10 Great Road Trip Rock Albums

Every road trip needs a good soundtrack. Here are 10 albums that have been road tested to help the miles fly by and enhance your journey

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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

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Top 20 Classic Punk Rock Songs (Part 1)

Any list of the Top 20 Songs of any genre are going to be subjective. But, says its author, these are the top punk rock songs that rank

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12 Finest Male Blue-Eyed Soul Singers

Our writer loves few things more than a great blue-eyed soul singer. Here he offers up what he believes are the dozen finest.

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The Great Lost Rock Festival of 1969

In a way better than Woodstock? Atlantic City Pop Festival – two weeks before the famed fest in Upstate NY – had a more diverse line-up, and really rocked.

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