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Styx
Formed: 1970 in Chicago, IL
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Glen Burtnik, Dennis DeYoung, Tommy Shaw, James Young, John Curulewski, Larry Gowan, Chuck Panozzo, John Panozzo, Ricky Phillips, Todd Sucherman
Biography: Although they began as an artsy prog rock band, Styx would eventually transform into the virtual arena rock prototype by the late '70s and early '80s, due to a fondness for bombastic rockers and soaring power ballads. The seeds for the band were planted in another Chicago band during the late '60s, the ...Read full biography
Paradise Theater
Released: 1981
Label: Strategic Marketing
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After successfully establishing themselves as one of America's best commercial progressive rock bands of the late '70s with albums like The Grand Illusion and Pieces of Eight, Chicago's Styx had taken ...Read full review
Return To Paradise
Released: 1997
Label: Sanctuary
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Styx was one of the all-time favorite targets of many rock critics, but the mixture of bleeding-heart ballads, catchy arena rock, and ambitious art rock appealed to millions in the late '70s and early ...Read full review
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