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Styx formed in Chicago at the top of the ’70s, but it took a few years for them to hit their stride. They scored a Top 10 hit with ‘Lady’ in 1974, but it would be another few years before they finally broke the Top 10 on the album chart with 1977′s ‘The Grand Illusion.’ After that, they racked up four consecutive hit records, including 1981′s No. 1 outing ‘Paradise Theater.’ After 1983′s conceptual misfire ‘Kilroy Was Here,’ singer-keyboardist Dennis DeYoung and singer-guitarist Tommy Shaw left for solo careers and Styx broke up. They reunited in 1990 without Shaw (who returned to the lineup later). By the end of the decade, DeYoung was gone. The current band includes original members Shaw, guitarist James Young and bassist Chuck Panozzo.

Terry Wyatt, Getty Images
Terry Wyatt, Getty Images

Tommy Shaw’s Backstage Pass at the Styx Tour: Exclusive Video

Tommy Shaw gives us an exclusive peek behind-the-scenes during their recent tour stop.

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Terry Wyatt, Getty Images

Tommy Shaw Talks About Styx Touring With Def Leppard, Writing New Music + More: Exclusive Interview

The two bands sealed a bond when they previously toured together in 2007 and, as Tommy Shaw tells Ultimate Classic Rock during a rare interview, he can’t wait to do it again.

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A&M
A&M

31 Years Ago: Styx Come to a Screeching Halt With Release of Live Album, ‘Caught in the Act’

Styx were on top of the world during the early '80s, with a string of multi-platinum albums and a growing collection of hit singles to their credit.

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Universal
Universal

Styx Announces Massive Vinyl Box Set

Styx's best-known albums will be reissued in an eight-disc vinyl box set that recasts their A&M Records releases together on 180-gram heavyweight vinyl.

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Rick Diamond / Eagle Rock Entertainment

Watch Styx Perform ‘Renegade’ in an Exclusive Sneak Peek From Their New Live TV Special

Styx fans have a new concert special to look forward to on March 15 — but you don't have to wait until Live at the Orleans Arena Las Vegas premieres on AXS-TV to get an exclusive glimpse of the show.

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32 Years Ago: Styx Come Apart with ‘Kilroy Was Here’

Styx's 'Kilroy Was Here' concept album was released on Feb. 28, 1983.

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Styx Concert to Be Shown on AXS-TV

AXS-TV will premiere a 2014 concert by Styx next month.

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Ben Hoskins, Getty Images

Joe Elliott Says Def Leppard Won’t Be Jamming on Tour with Styx and Tesla

Fans who turn out to see Def Leppard with Styx and Tesla this summer shouldn't expect to see any big set-closing jams.

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Def Leppard Announce 2015 North American Tour with Styx and Tesla

The two bands will hit the shed circuit this summer with Tesla as the opener.

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Styx to Launch 2015 U.S. Tour Next Month

Don't expect Styx to take an extended break for the holidays.

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