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Try to find something with a bigger woofer , 10 - 12 inches , depending on the size of your room .
With only 70w you will also need a high impedance and db rating so as to be able to move the woofer . The higher impedance should also help with the attack or transients which may provide some of that bite .
I don't think that you would want to have a none smooth tweeter , especially with the quality of classic rock recordings .
Maybe some vintage JBL's or Klipsch .
Good luck .
Look into some PSB image towers, depending on what you can afford, either the T45 or T55.
Check out this and this.
I'm not endorsing this vendor, but just pointing it out, because the T55s are $1K/pair at Audio Advisor, and this would put the T55s into your financial reach. The Image series have a frequency linearity you don't usually get at this price range. Energy speakers across the board have transparent, unboxy, realistic sounding vocals, and these towers have low bass. They are also efficient, so you'll get the maximum jump and volume out of your 70wpc amp.
I have an 80 wpc amp driving a pair of 91db efficient speakers made by the same parent company, and it is *plenty* to drive them, even in my open-architecture living area.
Those T55s should nail it for you on blues, classic rock, jazz, big band, orchestral ...