Styx /stɪks/ is an American rock band from Chicago that formed in 1972 and became famous for its albums released in the late 1970s and early 1980s. They are best known for melding hard rock guitar balanced with acoustic guitar, synthesizers mixed with acoustic piano, upbeat tracks with power ballads, and incorporating elements of international musical theatre.[5] The band established itself with a progressive rock sound in the 1970s, and began to incorporate pop rock and soft rock elements in the 1980s.

Styx is best known for the hit songs "Lady", "Come Sail Away", "Babe", "The Best of Times", "Too Much Time on My Hands" and "Mr. Roboto". Other major hits include "Show Me the Way", "Don't Let It End", and "Renegade". Styx has had 4 consecutive albums certified multi-platinum by the RIAA[6] as well as 16 top 40 singles in the US, 8 of which hit the top 10.



Live In The Studio - Mantra Recording Studios 1977
Live In The Studio - Mantra Recording Studios 1977 is an album by musical group Styx, released on November 9, 2017.
The Mission
The Mission is the sixteenth studio album by the band Styx, released on June 16, 2017.
Hundred Million Miles From Home
Hundred Million Miles From Home is a song by musical group Styx, released on June 9, 2017.
Radio Silence
Radio Silence is a song by musical group Styx, released on May 19, 2017.

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Album Appearances & References7

Popular Songs33

Popular Live Albums7

Live Album Appearances & References1

Song Appearances & References2

Minor Film Appearances & References2

TV Shows1

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Other Music-Related Relationships12

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Spotify - Albums & Singles86


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Spotify - Top Tracks10


Upcoming Concerts31

Key West Amphitheater at Truman Waterfront
Key West, United States
May 17, 2018
IP Casino Resort and Spa
Biloxi, United States
May 19, 2018
FivePoint Amphitheatre
Irvine, United States
May 30, 2018
Concord Pavilion
Concord, United States
June 1, 2018
Toyota Amphitheatre
Wheatland, United States
June 2, 2018
USANA Amphitheatre
West Valley City, United States
June 4, 2018
Fiddlers Green Amphitheatre
Englewood, United States
June 5, 2018
Chesapeake Energy Arena
Oklahoma City, United States
June 7, 2018
The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman
Woodlands, United States
June 9, 2018
The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Irving, United States
June 10, 2018
Ascend Amphitheater part of the Journeys Concert Series
Nashville, United States
June 12, 2018
PNC Music Pavilion
Charlotte, United States
June 13, 2018
Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
Raleigh, United States
June 14, 2018
Verizon Amphitheatre
Alpharetta, United States
June 16, 2018
MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre at the FL State Fairgrounds
Tampa, United States
June 17, 2018
Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Boston, United States
June 27, 2018
Lakeview Amphitheater
Syracuse, United States
June 28, 2018
Northwell Health At Jones Beach Theater
Wantagh, United States
June 29, 2018
GIANT Center
Hershey, United States
June 30, 2018
Place Bell
Laval, Canada
July 3, 2018
Budweiser Stage
Toronto, Canada
July 4, 2018
DTE Energy Music Theatre
Village Of Clarkston, United States
July 6, 2018
Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Chicago, United States
July 7, 2018
Maryland Heights, United States
July 8, 2018
Starlight Theatre
Kansas City, United States
July 10, 2018
Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
Noblesville, United States
July 11, 2018
Jiffy Lube Live
Bristow, United States
July 13, 2018
Burgettstown, United States
July 14, 2018
Holmdel, United States
July 15, 2018
Centennial Terrace
Toledo, United States
August 2, 2018
Celeste Center
Columbus, United States
August 4, 2018

News Articles5

DeYoung serves up 'The Grand Illusion' in a night of Styx memories
  –  January 23, 2018
Released on July 7, 1977, "The Grand Illusion" was the Styx concept disc that "really catapulted us to a whole 'nother level," DeYoung said in a phone interview in late 2017. The progressive-rock album spawned one of Styx's most defining songs ...
  –  February 13, 2018
Check out this video to learn more about the STYX/JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS/TESLA tour ... the iconic Sacramento melodic hard rock quintet—Frank Hannon (guitar), Brian Wheat (bass), Jeff Keith (lead vocals), Troy Luccketta (drums), and Dave Rude ...
  –  February 13, 2018
Check out this video to learn more about the STYX/JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS/TESLA tour ... bassist Chuck Panozzo—would eventually transform into the virtual arena rock prototype by the late '70s and early '80s, due to a fondness for big rockers ...
REO Speedwagon, Styx, Don Felder to perform Friday at Show Me Center
  –  March 20, 2018
"Even if you weren't born in 1981 when Styx, REO Speedwagon and Eagles all had No. 1 records, [Friday night will be] a celebration of incredible classic rock music. Don Felder is one of the nicest guys I've met in show business, and they do a great job ...
Joan Jett to embark on co-headlining summer tour with Styx
  –  February 14, 2018
Jett and Styx will be joined by the heavy metal band Tesla. Their U.S. tour kicks off on May 20 at the FivePoint Amphitheatre in Irvine, California. Throughout her decorated career in the rock music industry, she has had eight platinum and gold albums ...

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