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Equinox Turns 43 Today!

Join us in our celebration of Equinox, which was released 43 years ago today on December 1, 1975. 

by Mike Mettler

Sweet, sweet sounds fill the air: Please join us in our celebration of Equinox, which was released 43 years ago today on December 1, 1975. Equinox was Styx’s first album on A&M Records, after releasing their first four LPs on Wooden Nickel/RCA. Right out of the...

STYX AND LARRY THE CABLE GUY SET TO ROCK WITH SEVEN UNFORGETTABLE SHOWS


STYX AND LARRY THE CABLE GUY
SET TO ROCK AND GIT-R-DONE WITH SEVEN UNFORGETTABLE SHOWS
“LAUGH. ROCK. SERIOUSLY.”
STARTING MARCH 21 IN FARGO, ND;

STYX
MAP OUT FIRST BATCH OF HEADLINING SHOWS FOR 2019
STARTING JANUARY 11 IN PHOENIX, AZ

November 26, 2018 -- Legendary Platinum rockers STYX and comedy legend Larry the Cable Guy are joining forces for the first time ever to rock and GIT-R-DONE....

One With Everything Turns 12 Today!

by Mike Mettler

One With Everything: Styx and the Contemporary Youth Orchestra, was released by NewDoor/UMe 12 years ago today on November 14, 2006. It also shares a birthday with the Godfather of Styx, co-founding guitarist/vocalist James “JY” Young, who was born on November 14, 1949. Happy birthday, JY! 

One With Everything emerged from the magical show Styx played with the...

Cornerstone Turns 39 Today!


by Mike Mettler

Cornerstone, Styx’s ninth studio album, was released 39 years ago today by A&M Records on October 19, 1979. It was the band’s third triple-platinum-selling album in a row (cementing them as the first band ever to have achieved that vaunted sales feat, with another one to follow), and it spawned their first #1 single, “Babe.” The intimate, Dennis DeYoung-penned ballad reached...

STYX to Perform Special Two-Act Concert at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort

STYX

to Perform Special Two-Act Concert Featuring THE MISSION in its Entirety and a Set of The Classic Hits at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort

Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 at 8 p.m.

Tickets on sale – Friday, Oct. 12 at 10 a.m.

LAS VEGAS – Oct. 8, 2018 – Legendary rock band STYX—Tommy Shaw (vocals, guitars), James “JY” Young (co-founder, vocals, guitars), Lawrence Gowan (vocals, keyboards), Todd...

Crystal Ball Turns 42 Today!

by Mike Mettler

Crystal Ball, Styx’s sixth studio album and the first to feature Tommy Shaw on guitar and vocals, was released 42 years ago today on October 1, 1976. Recorded at Paragon Studios in Chicago and produced by Styx with assistance from Barry Mraz, Crystal Ball reached #66 on the Pop Albums chart, and “Mademoiselle” (with lead vocals from Shaw) reached #36 on the Pop Singles...

Tommy Shaw & Will Evankovich on Mixing Styx’s ‘The Mission’ in 5.1


By Mike Mettler

Some long-gestating sonic missions are simply worth the wait. Case in point: Styx’s June 2017 studio concept album The Mission (Alpha Dog 2T/UMe), which recently entered into the 5.1 stratosphere via the 24-bit/96kHz surround sound mix found on the just-released two-disc CD + Blu-ray Edition of the album. As good and enveloping as The Mission sounds in stereo, it sounds...

Mission Man Chuck Panozzo Receives Key to the City!

by Mike Mettler

Even though he spent much of the summer of 2018 on the road touring with Styx, co-founding bassist Chuck Panozzo always finds the time to both honor his roots and support his core activist beliefs whenever he’s back home in the Sunshine State of Florida. To that end, Chuck recently served as the Grand Marshal for the 19th Annual Stonewall Pride Parade & Festival in Wilton...

Pieces of Eight Turns 40 Today!

by Mike Mettler

Styx’s mega-triple-platinum smash success Pieces of Eight was released 40 years ago today by A&M Records on September 1, 1978. Featuring a stunning cover design by Hipgnosis — the British company known for creating album-package artwork for Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, UFO, 10cc, and scores of other bands — Pieces of Eight become the second of four consecutive Styx albums to...

Styx NFL Pool 2018

It's the 6th annual Styx NFL Pool!

Sign ups begin TODAY an end on September 6 - so be sure to sign up while you can for the chance to have some football fun and possibly win some prizes!

JOIN HERE

This Year's Prizes (the best part): 

*TOP 5 Slots will win prizes.*

1st place: 2 tickets to a STYX show of choice in 2019 (with a mutually agreed upon date) AND a signed NFL Football by STYX OR...