You can't have a top ten box set of any year without one of the staples of classic rock meaning 'The Beatles' and 'The Rolling Stones', then throw in 'ZZ Top', 'Judas Priest', 'Heart',  'Tommy Bolin' and you're pretty well set.

One nice thing about box sets is that they include booklets of the band, photos, unreleased material, posters etc...they are also great collectors items or maybe a great gift for the music lover in your family.

Hopefully you find the box sets released in 2012 right up your alley. The following six box set posts were considered the best classic rock band sets for the year.

Simply click on the tabs to review each or click on the links at the beginning of the story to easily skip through to your favorite.

Click on the tab for a more in-depth look at the Beatles Box Set.