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

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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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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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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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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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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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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