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Featured Fan Story: Chapter 12 (1)

Congratulations, Ashley Bazer, for submitting one of two of this week's Styx Featured Fan Story (Chapter 12) in the new video series, "Something you always wanted to ask Styx!" Don't miss the other winning question as well, submitted by Scott Owen Snarr…

Weekly Fan Feature: Chapter 10

Hey, Renegades! Last Wednesday was chapter 10 of the weekly Styx Featured Fan Story series, with the topic being to share your favorite non-Styx project, noting whether there was a song or performance in particular that inspired you. We weren't necessarily looking for a winner per se, however, when we read Kristen Denmead's very inspiring story, we wanted to feature her response as an...

Crystal Ball Turns 41 Today!

by Mike Mettler

Crystal Ball, Styx’s sixth studio album and the first to feature Tommy Shaw on guitar and vocals, was released 41 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...

CHUCK PANOZZO: FREE TO FACE THE LIFE THAT’S AHEAD OF ME


A Special Message to My Friends, Family and Followers:

I am a gay man and a survivor of HIV.

I have lived with the struggle of being gay with HIV for quite some time. I was ashamed and stigmatized by my secrets.

It’s difficult enough to be different and even more challenging to live with big secrets. I have finally learned to enjoy my differences. Through the years, I struggled with my...

Styx & Don Felder: For the Second Consecutive Year Exclusively at the Venetian Las Vegas


“The jig is up, the news is out…”

STYX and DON FELDER will be burnin’ up the Las Vegas Strip with their “Styx & Don Felder: Renegades In The Fast Lane” show presented by SiriusXM with another unforgettable five-night limited engagement at The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian Las Vegas on January 26, 27, 31 and February 2, 3, 2018.

STYX’s and DON FELDER’s VIP packages and Artist...

Congrats to NASA’s Cassini Saturn on amazing science to the end!

In your final hours, congrats to @NASA’s @CassiniSaturn on amazing science to the end #CassiniInspires.

Come Sail Away With Styx, in Palm Springs

by Mike Mettler

photo by Jason Powell

Since 1999, Styx has averaged well over 100 shows a year uninterrupted, and there’s no signs of them slowing down anytime soon.

“To see a band that can do it live like Styx does — that really sets the standard for your expectations,” observes Styx keyboardist/vocalist Lawrence Gowan, who has played every single one of those aforementioned shows for the...

Weekly Fan Feature: Chapter 7


Hey, Renegades! This week's Styx Featured Fan Story asked for something you couldn't create so easily: a Styx doppelganger. There were some pretty interesting attempts to get that Tommy hairdo (you guys are nuts!) and a few of you could pass to be related from distant relatives. There was one guy in particular that looked pretty close to one of us, despite having blue/gray eyes (the...

Pieces of Eight Turns 39 Today

by Mike Mettler

Styx’s mega-triple-platinum smash success Pieces of Eight was released 39 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 became the second of four consecutive Styx albums...

Weekly Featured Fan Story: Chapter 6

Hey, Renegades! In this week's Styx Featured Fan Story, we asked you to post your best Styx-related artwork. WOW, are there some incredibly talented artists out there in Styxworld! We don't want to leave anyone out because the competition was TOUGH, so let's just say you all did an incredible job this week with your submissions and we really appreciate your passionate participation!

 You know...