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On June 18, 2021.

On June 18, 2021, “Universal Music Enterprises” label released “Crash of the Crown”, the seventeenth Styx studio album. It was recorded 2021 – 2021, at “The Shop” “Studio Amontillado”, “Blackbird Studios”, “Blue Sound and Music”, “Todd’s Studio”, and was produced by Will Evankovich.

Personnel:

  • Tommy Shaw – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, mandolin, banjo
  • James Young – vocals, electric guitars
  • Lawrence Gowan – vocals, piano, B3 organ, synthesizers, mellotron
  • Ricky Phillips – bass guitar
  • Chuck Panozzo – bass guitar
  • Todd Sucherman – drums, percussion
  • Will Evankovich – acoustic and electric guitars, mandolin, synthesizers, soundscapes, percussion, backing vocals, engineer, mixing
  • Michael Bahan – tablas
  • Steve Patrick – piccolo trumpet
  • Alan Hertz – engineer, mixing
  • JR Taylor, Scott Rottler, Russ Mackay, Sean Badum, Devan Skaggs – engineer
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Todd Gallopo – art direction, design, illustration
  • Mike Mettler – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. The Fight of Our Lives – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich
  2. A Monster – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich, Lawrence Gowan
  3. Reveries – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich
  4. Hold Back the Darkness – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich
  5. Save Us from Ourself – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich, Lawrence Gowan
  6. Crash of the Crown – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich, Lawrence Gowan
  7. Our Wonderful Lives – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich
  8. Common Ground – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich, Lawrence Gowan
  9. Sound the Alarm – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich
  10. Long Live the King – Will Evankovich
  11. Lost at Sea – Lawrence Gowan
  12. Coming Out the Other Side – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich, Ricky Phillips
  13. To Those – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich
  14. Another Farewell – Will Evankovich
  15. Stream – Tommy Shaw

On February 18, 2003.

On February 18, 2003, “Sanctuary” and “CMC International” labels released “Cyclorama”, the fourteenth Styx studio album. It was recorded in 2002, and was produced by Tommy Shaw, James “JY” Young and Gary Loizzo.

Personnel:

  • Lawrence Gowan – vocals, keyboards
  • Tommy Shaw – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
  • James “JY” Young – vocals, electric guitars
  • Glen Burtnik – vocals, bass
  • Chuck Panozzo – bass, backing vocals
  • Todd Sucherman – drums
  • Brian Wilson – vocal
  • Jude Cole – vocal
  • Gary Loizzo – vocal, guitar
  • Tenacious D (Jack Black and Kyle Gass) – vocal
  • Billy Bob Thornton – vocal, drums
  • John Waite – vocal, guitar
  • Gary Loizzo, Charlie Pakaari, Craig Williams, Mark Linnett, Plinky Giglio, Dave Yackoboskie, Jimmy Hoyson, Jim Mitchell, Bruce Monical – engineer
  • Lawrence Gowan, Todd Sucherman, Glen Burtnik – associate producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Glen Burtnik, Lawrence Gowan, Tommy Shaw, Todd Sucherman, and James “JY” Young, except where noted.

  1. Do Things My Way
  2. Waiting for Our Time
  3. Fields of the Brave
  4. Bourgeois Pig
  5. Kiss Your Ass Goodbye
  6. These Are the Times
  7. Yes I Can – Tommy Shaw, Jack Blades, Lawrence Gowan, Glen Burtnik, James Young, Todd Sucherman
  8. More Love for the Money
  9. Together
  10. Fooling Yourself (Palm of Your Hands) – Tommy Shaw
  11. Captain America
  12. Killing the Thing That You Love – Glen Burtnik, Tommy Shaw, Lawrence Gowan, James Young, Todd Sucherman, Bob Burger
  13. One with Everything
  14. Genki Desu Ka (with hidden Tenacious D skit and track The Chosen One)

On June 29, 1999.

On June 29, 1999, “CMC International” label released “Brave New World”, the thirteenth Styx studio album. It was recorded in 1998, at “Pumpkin Studios” and “The White Room” in Chicago, “The S.H.O.P.” in Hollywood, and was produced by Dennis DeYoung, Tommy Shaw and James Young.

Personnel:

  • Dennis DeYoung– vocals, keyboards
  • Tommy Shaw– vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards
  • James Young– vocals, electric guitar
  • Chuck Panozzo– bass
  • Todd Sucherman– drums
  • David Campbell– string arrangements, conductor
  • Jerry Goodman – violin
  • Ed Tossing – string arrangements, conductor
  • J. Vanston– horn arrangements, conductor
  • Rodney Amos, Craig Bauer, Andy Haller, John Hendrickson, Steve Johnson, Gary Loizzo, Keith Marks, Tommy Shaw, C.J. Vanston, Craig Williams
  • Craig Bauer, Dennis DeYoung, Gary Loizzo, Ron Nevison – mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Tommy Shaw – sequencing, programming
  • Patrick Thrasher – Pro – Tools
  • Alan Chappell, Ioannis – art direction
  • Alan Chappell, Ioannis – design
  • Ioannis – artwork

Track listing:

  1. I Will Be Your Witness – Jack Blades, Tommy Shaw
  2. Brave New World – Tommy Shaw, James Young
  3. While There’s Still Time – Dennis DeYoung
  4. Number One -Tommy Shaw
  5. Best New Face – Jack Blades, Tommy Shaw
  6. What Have They Done to You – Tommy Shaw, James Young
  7. Fallen Angel – Dennis DeYoung
  8. Everything Is Cool – Tommy Shaw
  9. Great Expectations – Dennis DeYoung
  10. Heavy Water – Tommy Shaw, James Young
  11. High Crimes & Misdemeanors (Hip Hop-Cracy) – Dennis DeYoung
  12. Just Fell In – Tommy Shaw, James Young
  13. Goodbye Roseland – Dennis DeYoung
  14. Brave New World (Reprise) – Tommy Shaw, James Young

On June 16, 2017.

On June 16, 2017, “UMe” label released “The Mission”, the sixteenth Styx studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2017, at “Blackbird Studios”, “The Shop”, “6 Studio Amontillado” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Will Evankovich.

Personnel:

  • Tommy Shaw– vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, mandolin
  • James Young– vocals, electric guitars
  • Chuck Panozzo– bass guitar
  • Todd Sucherman– drums, percussion, waterphone
  • Lawrence Gowan– vocals, piano, Hammond B3 organ, synthesizers
  • Ricky Phillips– bass guitar
  • Will Evankovich– additional synthesizers, guitars, sound effects
  • Will Evankovich, Alan Hertz, Sean Badum – engineering
  • JR Taylor – additional engineering
  • Jim Scott – mixing
  • Kevin Dean – assistant mixing engineer
  • Derek Sharp – additional editing
  • Richard Dudd – mastering
  • Todd Gallopo – cover illustration, art direction, design
  • Jason Powell – band photography

Track listing:

  1. Overture – Tommy Shaw
  2. Gone Gone Gone – Will Evankovich, Tommy Shaw, James Young
  3. Hundred Million Miles from Home – Will Evankovich, Tommy Shaw
  4. Trouble at the Big Show – Will Evankovich, Tommy Shaw, James Young
  5. Locomotive – Will Evankovich, Tommy Shaw
  6. Radio Silence – Will Evankovich, Lawrence Gowan, Tommy Shaw
  7. The Greater Good – Will Evankovich, Lawrence Gowan, Tommy Shaw
  8. Time May Bend – Will Evankovich, Tommy Shaw
  9. Ten Thousand Ways – Lawrence Gowan, Tommy Shaw
  10. Red Storm – Will Evankovich, Tommy Shaw
  11. All Systems Stable – Will Evankovich, Lawrence Gowan, Tommy Shaw, Todd Sucherman
  12. Khedive – Lawrence Gowan, Tommy Shaw
  13. The Outpost – Will Evankovich, Lawrence Gowan, Tommy Shaw
  14. Mission to Mars – Tommy Shaw

On April 27, 1993.

On April 27, 1993, “Warner Bros” label released “Exposed”, the debut Vince Neil solo album. It was recorded in 1992, at “Record Plant” in Hollywood, “Rumbo Recorders” in Canoga Park, California, and was produced by Ron Nevison.

Personnel:

  • Vince Neil– lead and backing vocals
  • Dave Marshall– rhythm guitar
  • Robbie Buchanan– keyboards
  • Steve Stevens– guitars, bass guitar
  • Vik Foxx – drums, percussion
  • Robbie Crane– bass guitar
  • Tommy Funderburk, Timothy B. Schmit, Donna McDaniel, Christina Nichols – backing vocals
  • Ron Nevison– engineer
  • Craig Brock, Andy Udoff, Ben Wallach – assistant engineer
  • Chris Lord-Alge- mixing

Track listing:

  1. Look in Her Eyes – Vince Neil, Steve Stevens, Phil Soussan
  2. Sister of Pain – Vince Neil, Jack Blades, Tommy Shaw
  3. Can’t Have Your Cake – Vince Neil, Steve Stevens
  4. Fine, Fine Wine – Vince Neil, Phil Soussan
  5. The Edge – Vince Neil, Steve Stevens, Phil Soussan
  6. Can’t Change Me – Jack Blades, Tommy Shaw
  7. Set Me Free – Andrew Scott
  8. Living Is a Luxury – Vince Neil, Steve Stevens
  9. You’re Invited (But Your Friend Can’t Come) – Vince Neil, Jack Blades, Tommy Shaw
  10. Gettin’ Hard – Vince Neil, Steve Stevens, Phil Soussan
  11. Forever – Vince Neil, Steve Stevens, Phil Soussan

On July 7, 1977.

Styx-The Grand Illusion

On July 7, 1977, “A&M” released “The Grand Illusion”, the seventh Styx studio album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Paragon Recording Studios” in Chicago, and was produced by Styx. The album cover was an homage to a painting by René Magritte “Le Blanc-Seing”, and was designed by Alton Kelley and Stanley Mouse. The album was certified 3 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Dennis DeYoung– keyboards, synthesizers, vocals
  • James Young– guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Barry Mraz -production assistance, engineer
  • Chuck Panozzo– bass guitar
  • John Panozzo– drums
  • Tommy Shaw– acoustic and electric guitars, vocals
  • Rob Kingsland – engineer
  • Masteredby Mike Reese
  • Roland Young -art direction
  • Jim McCrary- photography
  • Chuck Beeson -album design

Track listing:

  1. The Grand Illusion – Dennis DeYoung
  2. Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man) – Tommy Shaw
  3. Superstars – James Young, Dennis DeYoung, Tommy Shaw
  4. Come Sail Away – Dennis DeYoung
  5. Miss America – James Young
  6. Man in the Wilderness – Tommy Shaw
  7. Castle Walls – Dennis DeYoung
  8. The Grand Finale – Dennis DeYoung, James Young, Tommy Shaw

January 19, 1981.

Styx_-_Paradise_Theater

On January 19, 1981, “A&M” label released “Paradise Theatre”, the tenth Styx album.  It was recorded in 1980 at “Pumpkin Studios” in Oak Lawn, Illinois, and was produced by Dennis Young, Chuck Panozzo, John Panozzo, Tommy Shaw and James Young. The album is the only Styx US #1 album, band’s fourth triple-platinum album and the last multi-platinum album.

Personnel:

  • Dennis DeYoung– vocals, keyboards
  • Tommy Shaw– vocals, guitars, vocoder
  • James Young– vocals, guitar
  • Chuck Panozzo– bass
  • John Panozzo– drums, percussion
  • Steve Eisen -saxophone
  • Dan Barber – horn
  • Mike Halpin – horn
  • John Haynor – horn
  • Mark Ohlson – horn
  • Billy Simpson – horn

Track listing:

  1. D. 1928 – Dennis DeYoung
  2. Rockin’ the Paradise – Dennis DeYoung,James Young, Tommy Shaw
  3. Too Much Time on My Hands – Tommy Shaw
  4. Nothing Ever Goes as Planned – Dennis DeYoung
  5. The Best of Times – Dennis DeYoung
  6. Lonely People – Dennis DeYoung
  7. She Cares – Tommy Shaw
  8. Snowblind – James Young, Dennis DeYoung
  9. Half-Penny, Two-Penny – James Young, Ray Brandle
  10. D. 1958 – Dennis DeYoung
  11. State Street Sadie – Dennis DeYoung