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 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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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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Top 10 English Pub Rock Bands

Pub rock was a 1970s English back-to-basics musical movement that got the punters quaffing pints at music pubs across London to some fine rocking bands.

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Motown: The Sound of Young America, a Must-Have

A 400-page stunner of a book depicting the definitive visual history and inside story of one of popular music’s most important record labels has been published

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The Monkees 50th Anniversary Celebration

It all started with a classified ad in the Hollywood Reporter. One year later – and 50 years ago – the group are enjoying a well-deserved victory lap

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Otis Redding Tribute at 75

When he died at age 26 the Crown Prince of Soul had already recorded close to 10 albums’ worth of original studio tracks plus a number of dynamic live performances

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