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

Jon Scott Breaks Down His ‘Tom Petty and Me’ Book

Little did the label promo man know when he worked an obscure band from Florida years earlier, that he would play a pivotal role in the star’s eventual rise

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The Beatles’ ‘White Album’: Giles Martin Interview

“A lot of people have said that The BEATLES is the sound of the Beatles breaking up. You can’t make an album like that if you’re not getting on.”

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Tom Petty Song Inspires ‘Vampires’ on Ventura Blvd

Inspired by the imagery from the Songwriters Hall of Fame member’s 1989 hit “Free Fallin’, fans gathered for a Tom Petty Memorial Vampire Walk

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McGuinn, Hillman Open ‘Sweetheart’ Tour With Surprises

For the first of a series of concerts revisiting the groundbreaking country-rock album, a special guest joined in to pay tribute a legendary Byrds disciple.

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The Wrecking Crew: Musicians Behind 100s of Hits

It was a labor of love for Denny Tedesco to document the LA studio musicians who played on hit singles by the Beach Boys, Sonny & Cher, Mamas & the Papas + more

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Eyewitness: The Who’s 1967 NYC Debut

Our writer was there for the band’s NYC debut at the now long gone RKO theater and the show transformed him into a Who fanatic for life

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Epic Songs of 1973: AXS TV’s The Top 10 Revealed

AXS TV’s series counts down 10 great rock songs of the year, including favorites by Steely Dan and the Allman Brothers Band

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Blacktop Mojo Cover Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’

The Southern rock band from Palestine, Tex. offers a blend of post-grunge, classic rock and metal, somewhere between Soundgarden and Lynyrd Skynyrd

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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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Prince Revealed His Genius in 1981 Interview

Our Contributor enjoyed a rare 90-minute interview with the then-young performer – face to face – as part of the budding star’s PR team

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