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

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

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Exclusive: ‘70s L.A. Singer-Songwriters Book Excerpt

The fertile L.A. music scene of the 1970s gave us the Eagles, Jackson Browne, Tom Waits and Randy Newman. Author Bruce Pollock shares their stories

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2016 in Review: Saying Farewell to So Many

We’ve lost so many giants of the music world in 2016. Here we take a look back at some of those who are now gone, but who gave us so much.

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11 ‘Weird’ Songs Heard on the Dark Side of the Moon

The Apollo 10 astronauts say they heard strange music on their mission. Our likely candidates include cuts from The Beatles, The Stones and of course Floyd

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The Rick Wakeman Interview, Part One

The prog legend will soon be inducted into the Rock Hall as a member of Yes. But he’s also got a fine new solo piano album. We spoke with him about it.

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Front and Center TV Series Offers Rock Lineup

The concert series offers a terrific lineup of classic rock acts. We got to see Cheap Trick perform for the new season. Watch “I Want You to Want Me”

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David Bowie’s Lazarus: His Co-Writer’s Story

Shortly before he died, a new musical written by Bowie opened in New York. The origin of the show goes back a decade. Read the back story here.

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Stephen Stills, Neil Young Share the Stage

The three-time bandmates shared the stage at Stills’ annual event. We’ve got great videos of many of their biggest hits including “Mr. Soul,” “Heart of Gold” + “Rockin’ In The Free World”

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Handicapping the 2017 Rock Hall Nominees

Shortly after the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its 2017 nominees, we made our predictions of who would get in. See how we did

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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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