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Styx- Mr Roboto- Bossier City LA 2-21-20

Styx was one of the last bands to come off the road when the COVID-19 lockdown silenced the live music industry in early 2020, and Styx was among the very first to re-emerge back in early June 2021. I simply love what the group does live these days with the AI-themed "Mr. Roboto".

Tommy Shaw- Girls With Guns- Dallas Ft. Worth 11-84

When Tommy Shaw, just recently estranged then from arena-fillers Styx, brought his Girls With Guns  solo band to a Ft. Worth nightclub in an otherwise empty strip mall on a chilly Sunday November night in 1984, what I expected to see and hear,…

Styx- Grand Illusion- Tommy Shaw, James “JY” Young, Dennis DeYoung

This classic rock interview with current Styx leaders Tommy Shaw and James "JY" Young focuses on the five consecutive studio multi-platinum releases Grand Illusion,  Pieces of Eight,  Cornerstone, Paradise Theater, and Kilroy Was Here.  For the complete story of this legendary run, former Styx member and band co-founder Dennis DeYoung adds context for those albums which include "Come Sail Away","Fooling Yourself"