Styx's addition of hard-rocking everyman Tommy Shaw before 1976’s 'Crystal Ball' forever shifted the band’s dynamic toward founding guitarist James "J.Y." Young’s clear penchant for straight-ahead rock.
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Former Eagles guitarist Don Felder recently released a solo album titled 'Road to Forever,' and on Monday (March 18) he released the second single from the project, a mid-tempo electric-acoustic hybrid titled 'Wash Away.' And while it might not be the second coming of 'Hotel California,' the track is a deserving effort with many strong elements, and more than worthy of a listen for any fan of his prior work.
For over three decades, Tommy Shaw has been a singer-guitarist for classic rock titans Styx. For all he's accomplished over those years, in our exclusive interview below, he showed absolutely zero interest in resting on his laurels. Over the years, he's constantly looked forward, both within his main band's work and with solo albums and side projects such as Damn Yankees and Shaw-Blades.