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Rock to the Rescue - Atlanta Pet Life Magazine


Atlanta Pet Life magazine is proud to announce that Tommy Shaw will be featured on the Spring, 2018 issue, along with his dog, Peanut. Tommy's dedication to the pet community nationwide though his organization, Rock to the Rescue, was the driving force behind this decision.


"Rock To The Rescue has been working with animal shelters all across the country since it was founded in 2001, when REO...

Sense of Belonging: A conversation with Styx’s Lawrence Gowan


By: Brent Thompson - BirminghamStages.net

“Right down the barrel! The double barrel – the double-decade barrel,” Lawrence Gowan says with a laugh when I mention that he is approaching his 20th anniversary as a member of the legendary band Styx. Already a bonafide solo artist in his own right when he joined the group, the keyboardist/vocalist replaced Dennis DeYoung in 1999. Known for radio...

TO OUR ATLANTA RENEGADES...

In Milton, GA on April 28th, from 12-6pm, Rock for Rescues will be combining a love of music and animals into a showcase of Atlanta's local music community. Come check the scene... meet some sweet fur babies... and hear some great music!

More info:  https://www.rockforrescues.org/about

 

Live Review: Styx & Reo Speedwagon in Springfield, MO

By Clint Switzer - Music Mania

Two undisputed champions of 70's arena rock joined forces on Saturday night in bombastic celebration inside Springfield's near-capacity JQH Arena. The show was part of a min-tour before each band goes their separate ways for  respective summer ventures and even though these two rock heavyweights have shared stages many times in the past, this felt like a...

The Great Divide Turns 7!

Tommy Shaw’s heartfelt solo bluegrass album was released 7 years ago today on March 22, 2011. 

by Mike Mettler

The Great Divide, Tommy Shaw’s fifth solo studio album and his first foray into bluegrass, was released on CD and LP by Pazzo Music/Fontana 7 years ago today on March 22, 2011.

Co-produced by Shaw, Brad Davis, and Will Evankovich and recorded at Sound Emporium in Nashville...

5 Reasons to See Styx Live


Post and Photos By Mary Andrews - AXS.com

The legendary progressive-rock band, Styx, is on tour again this spring. The band is well known for their four consecutive certified multi-platinum albums starting in 1977 with The Grand Illusion. The band has changed members over the years, but Tommy Shaw, James “J.Y.” Young, and Chuck Panozzo are considered the core musicians. Drummer Todd Sucherman,...

Cyclorama Turns 15!

Celebrating the resonance of Styx’s last full-length studio album prior to The Mission, which was released on February 18, 2003.

by Mike Mettler

Cyclorama, Styx’s last full-length studio album of all-original material prior to the June 2017 release of The Mission, was released 15 years ago today on February 18, 2003 by Sanctuary/CMC International. The album was produced by Tommy Shaw,...

STYX, JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS TO CO-HEADLINE U.S. SUMMER TOUR


Legendary rockers STYX and JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS are teaming up with TESLA for a summer U.S. tour that kicks off May 30 in Irvine, CA at the FivePoint Amphitheatre.

Tickets for various cities of the tour, produced by Live Nation, will go on sale starting Friday, February 16 at 10am local time at Livenation.com. STYX and TESLA will be offering VIP packages via their own exclusive...

Renegades in the Fast Lane 2 Makes a Triumphant Roar in Las Vegas

Styx and Don Felder up the ante on fun during their second annual residency at the Venetian in Las Vegas.

text & photo by Mike Mettler

“To be able to go out there and have fun like that is such a gift.” —Tommy Shaw

Sequels can be dicey propositions. For every rare, picture-perfect Godfather Part II, the follow-up highway is littered with scores of failed attempts at recapturing the...

Paradise​Theater Turns 37!

Today’s the day Paradise Theater made history when it was released 37 years ago on January 19, 1981. 

by Mike Mettler

Is it any wonder that Paradise Theater made such a lasting impression when it was released 37 years ago today on January 19, 1981? Paradise Theater (or Theatre, depending on which part of the album sleeve you’re viewing) was Styx’s first album to reach #1, which it did...