Top 11 Arena Rock Songs

Top 11 Arena Rock Songs

“In the ’70s … that’s the era when that was kind of perfected, the whole idea of Arena Rock. In the arena back then you were a little, tiny thing on stage making a great big noise. What really mattered was that sound you were making.” – Lawrence Gowan of Styx “Too Much Time on […]

New from Styx: Hear ‘Gone Gone Gone’; New Album ‘The Mission’ Out June 16 (First LP in 14 Years!)

New from Styx: Hear ‘Gone Gone Gone’; New Album ‘The Mission’ Out June 16 (First LP in 14 Years!)

Styx already have a big summer planned, as they’ll embark on a big tour alongside REO Speedwagon and Don Felder in late June — but they’ll be doing so after the release of a new studio album! Billed as ‘a true hi-fidelity analog recording,’ The Mission will be released on June 16. The band’s 16th studio album […]

‘Styx Live at the Orleans Arena Las Vegas’ Coming in May (Video)

‘Styx Live at the Orleans Arena Las Vegas’ Coming in May (Video)

On May 26, Eagle Rock Entertainment will release Styx: Live at the Orleans Arena Las Vegas, a DVD/Blu-ray/CD/digital concert film recorded at the classic rock band’s show on July 25, 2014. It was that date that the band – Tommy Shaw (guitar/vocals), James ‘JY’ Young (vocals, guitar, keys), Todd Sucherman (drums), Lawrence Gowan (vocals, keys), Ricky […]

Solo Survivor: Dennis DeYoung Talks Styx, Songwriting

Solo Survivor: Dennis DeYoung Talks Styx, Songwriting

Knocking on the door on the door of success for years, Styx embodied the never say die, never surrender ethos of their blue-collar Midwestern roots. Signed to Wooden Nickel Records, Styx’s self-titled debut was released in 1972 to little fanfare. A quick succession of studio albums followed in its wake (Styx II, The Serpent is […]