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Rock Scene

Rock Scene was published quarterly from Bethany, Connecticut between 1973 and 1982.

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Al Green: Sweet Soul: Al Green

Interview by Vicki Wickham, Rock Scene, September 1973

NEW YORK — AL Green is the man who has put the word "sweet" back into soul music. He's the singer who in the space ...

Iggy Pop, The Stooges: Open Up and Bleed: Stooges in New York

Report by Lenny Kaye, Rock Scene, March 1974

IGGY IS hurt, he's down there on the floor, he's picking up these pieces of broken glass and tossing them down again, pissed at the ...

The Chambers Brothers, Raspberries: Superstar Producer Jimmy Ienner

Interview by Lenny Kaye, Rock Scene, June 1974

IT'S ALL in the moves. Willie, Joe and Pops of the Chambers Brothers are grouped around a microphone in the duskily-lit interior of Venture Sound, ...

Led Zeppelin: Zeppelin Robbery

Memoir by Danny Goldberg, Rock Scene, August 1974


Marc Bolan, T. Rex: Marc Bolan: Past, Present, and Future

Interview by Alan Betrock, Rock Scene, March 1975

IT'S A WEEKDAY night in New Jersey and there's another school day to face tomorrow. Yet the Joint in the Woods is packed to the ...

Queen... we won't hold back

Interview by Lenny Kaye, Rock Scene, July 1975

AFTER SIX concerts in four days, Freddie Mercury is immobile in the sack. Each time he's been awakened, he's successfully managed to roll over (Beethoven) ...

KISS Without Tears

Special Feature by Robert Duncan, Rock Scene, September 1978

So the dream is over. Again. ...

Generation X: Generation X (Chrysalis)

Review by Stephen Demorest, Rock Scene, October 1978

ALL THE girls love blond Billy Idol (he pouts like Brando), and Generation X seem to have the right attitude. "No Session Musicians" it says ...

Kraftwerk: The Man Machine (Capitol)

Review by Stephen Demorest, Rock Scene, October 1978

MORE UNIVAC rock from the Berlin brainiacs. These geeks (you want a definition of 'geek', just look at this cover) nicknamed themselves "the man machine" ...

801, Phil Manzanera: Phil Manzanera/801: Listen Now (Polydor)

Review by Stephen Demorest, Rock Scene, October 1978

PHIL MANZANERA is one of those talented guitarists who speak much more eloquently with their hands than with their mouths. His "message" lyrics bemoaning the ...

Blondie: Parallel Lines (Chrysalis)

Review by Stephen Demorest, Rock Scene, February 1979

ABOUT HALFWAY through this fine album, I began to feel disappointed. Blondie is so widely recommended I'd hoped to at last muster some real enthusiasm ...

X: The Misunderstood X

Profile and Interview by Mark Dery, Rock Scene, September 1986

"It's like if you're an artist and they say, 'I'm sorry but you can't have your paintings displayed in public anymore.' The radio's really awful, ...

Cheap & Nasty: Exclusive: Beyond Hanoi Rocks! Cheap & Nasty (Suicide)

Interview by Christine Natanael, Rock Scene, 6 December 1989

EVER THE one to keep my ear to the ground in search of the new and hot happening thing, I was more than fucking happy ...

Mr. Big (US): Mr. Big: The Name Says It All

Interview by Christine Natanael, Rock Scene, January 1990

MR. BIG... What's in a name, huh? Well, if you've got some of the best name in the biz, then plenty. ...

Princess Pang: Beauty Meets The Beast, Rock & Roll And Conquers!

Profile and Interview by Christine Natanael, Rock Scene, 1 January 1990

I GUESS THAT this is what you would call a true story of friendship and ambition. The scenario is a group of kids in their ...

Billy Squier: Discussing Hear & Now with Billy Squier

Interview by Christine Natanael, Rock Scene, March 1990

RUSHING INTO the Capitol record offices in New York, I was more than a little nervous about doing this interview. That is making a major ...

Yngwie Malmsteen: Madness, Mishaps, Music, Miami, And Malmsteen

Interview by Christine Natanael, Rock Scene, 3 April 1990

THERE HAVE been many things written about the Swedish wunderkind guitarist since he burst upon the heavy rock scene in the early '80s. ...

Mother Love Bone's Andrew Wood

Report by Christine Natanael, Rock Scene, May 1990

THIS COLUMN is begun in an extremely serious and somber mood, as the wings of the great black naughty nightbird death have come beating and ...

Dan Reed Network and The Theory Of The World

Interview by Christine Natanael, Rock Scene, 4 May 1990

MY FIRST exposure to the Dan Reed Network was a memorable one. Although I had heard the debut record and thought it a good shot ...

Diving For Pearls: Treading Water With Diving For Pearls

Interview by Christine Natanael, Rock Scene, June 1990

STRAIGHT-FORWARD pop rock – the stuff of summer fun, driving with the top down, and hot sticky summer nights when you're in a strange town ...

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