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         James "J.Y." Young, Chuck Panozzo, Tommy Shaw,
         Todd Sucherman, Lawrence Gowan, Ricky Phillips
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Timeline for STYX:

2005 - "Big Bang Theory," a reinterpretation of the "Great Rock Songbook," is released on May 10th, 2005 on New Door/UMe.

2005 - Brad Pitt's Heineken commercial airs only once in the U.S. during the Super Bowl and features "Renegade."  It is the most talked about ad of the entire game.

2004 - Styx has a radio hit with "I Am the Walrus," which rapidly ascended the charts to #2 across the nation at Classic Rock Radio.

2004 - Greg Solk at WLUP radio in Chicago asks for a copy of "I Am the Walrus" to play on the air. Jim Ladd was next to play it on KLOS in Los Angeles.

2004 - Styx is invited to perform at Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival in Dallas in June. Since they had just played there three weeks previously, they decide to perform their version of the Beatles classic "I Am the Walrus," which keyboardist Lawrence Gowan had only performed in sound checks.

2004 - Styx records at Chess Records' legendary 2120 studios in South Chicago after James Young drives by and is inspired to stop in. The home base of blues great Willie Dixon is also the home of the Willie Dixon Blues Heaven Foundation, for which Styx decides to perform a new version of "Blue Collar Man" and donated the proceeds to Willie Dixon's Blues Heaven Foundation.  The event evolves into a bigger experience with the addition of blues greats Koko Taylor and Johnnie Johnson. 

2003 - Styx performs at the Super Bowl XXXVII pre-game show at Qualcomm Stadium.

2003 - Ricky Phillips of Bad English and Babys fame joins the band. Bass player Emeritus Chuck Panozzo also plays with the band for select tour dates.

2003 - "Waiting for Our Time" from "Cyclorama" punches into Mainstream Rock Top 40.

2003 - "Cyclorama" is released, which included guest appearances by Billy Bob Thornton, Brian Wilson, John Waite, Jude Cole and Tenacious D.

2001 – Styx performs at the Super Bowl XXXV pre-game show at Raymond James Stadium.

1999 - Keyboardist and third vocalist Lawrence Gowan joins the band.

1999 – Volkswagon launches major television ad campaign featuring "Mr. Roboto."

1998 - Styx issued its first studio album in nearly a decade with "Brave New World."

1996 - Styx reunites for a tour with new drummer Todd Sucherman (John Panozzo passed away in July) commemorated by live gold "Return to Paradise" released the following year.

1995 - "Greatest Hits" released; certified platinum.

1990 - The band reunites for the gold "Edge of the Century."  Its "Show Me the Way," a Gulf War anthem, rose to #3 Pop, and "Love is the Ritual" to the Mainstream Rock Top 40.

1984 - "Caught in the Act," a live album, cracked the Top 40.

1983 - "Kilroy Was Here" scored platinum status, charted at #3 and featured the gold "Mr. Roboto" and Top 10 "Don't Let it End."

1981 - The concept album masterpiece "Paradise Theatre" arrived with Top 10's "Too Much Time on My Hands" and "The Best of Times."  "Too Much Time on My Hands" was also featured in the first hour of MTV's initial broadcast. "Paradise Theatre," who's "Snowblind" hit the Mainstream Rock Top 30, shot to #1.

1979's "Cornerstone" reached #2 and double platinum. In 1980, Styx was voted the most popular band in America, according to a Gallup poll.

1978 - "Pieces of Eight" went triple platinum and Top 10 spawning Top 20 "Renegade" and Top 30 "Blue Collar Man (Long Nights)."

1977 - "Grand Illusion" sent Styx into the stratosphere reaching triple platinum and featuring Top 10 "Come Sail Away" and Top 40 "Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man)."

1976 - "Mademoiselle" from the gold "Crystal Ball" went Top 40.

1975 - Alabama singer-guitarist Tommy Shaw replaces outgoing member John Curulewski.

1975 - Styx's first album for A&M Records, "Equinox," earned gold and yielded the Top 40 hit "Lorelei."

1974 - "Man of Miracles" is released. "Lady," the first of Styx's 16 Top 40 songs shoots up the charts.  This record is the last of the recordings for RCA's Wooden Nickel label.

1973 - "The Serpent is Rising" is released.

1973 - "Styx II" is released, containing the band's breakthrough, the epic ballad "Lady."

1972 - Styx debuts with their self-titled first album.

1970 - In November, James "JY" Young joined Chuck and John Panozzo, Dennis De Young and John Curulewski to create what would be the line-up that, in 1972, would release its first album and become known as Styx.

Hit songs by Styx include --

  • Babe
  • Too Much Time On My Hands
  • Mr. Roboto
  • Show Me The Way
  • The Best of Times
  • Don't Let It End
  • Lady
  • Come Sail Away
  • Rockin' The Paradise
  • Love Is The Ritual
  • Renegade
  • Blue Collar Man (Long Nights)
  • Snowblind
  • Love at First Sight
  • Why Me
  • Lorelei
  • Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man)
  • Mademoiselle
  • Waiting for Our Time
  • Music Time

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Genre: Rock 1
  Styles
   .Classic Rock. / ClassicRock
   .Hard Rock. / HardRock
   .Pop/Rock. / PopRock
   .Contemporary Pop/Rock. / ContemporaryPopRock
   .Prog-Rock. / ProgRock
   .Arena Rock. / ArenaRock
   .Album Rock. / AlbumRock

Years active
   x70s, x80s, x90s, x00s, x10s

Formed: ..in Illinois / formed nIllinois
Formed: ..in Chicago / formed ChicagoIL
Formed:   in 1970

Based: ..in US
Based: ..in Illinois / based nIllinois
Based: ..in Chicago / based ChicagoIL

 

 

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