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Styx And Foreigner Donate To Philadelphia Fire Department

4th July 2014

Rock bands Styx and Foreigner are planning to make large donations to the Philadelphia Fire Department after emergency crews were called in to battle a blaze on their tour buses.The coaches of both veteran acts...

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Two Foreigner And Styx Tour Buses Destroyed In Fire

2nd July 2014

Two tour buses transporting rockers Foreigner and Styx's crew have gone up in flames in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.The two crew vehicles, which were not occupied at the time of the incident, caught fire on Wednesday afternoon...

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Styx Create New Jewellery Line With Designer

11th June 2014

Rockers Styx have partnered with designer Diana Warner to create a line of jewellery for charity.The collection will benefit the Rock To The Rescue charity, which the bandmates set up with REO Speedwagon to help...

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James Taylor Set For High Seas Show On Transatlantic Crossing

12th February 2014

Singer/songwriter James Taylor is set to hit the high seas for a gig in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean in August (14).The You've Got a Friend star will perform two shows onboard the Queen...

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Styx & Reo Speedwagon Team Up For Storms Fundraiser

22nd November 2013

Classic rockers Styx and Reo Speedwagon are teaming up to raise funds for the victims of the storms that have ripped through Midwest America this autumn (13).The groups will co-headline a concert in Illinois on...

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Styx And Ted Nugent Donate $108,000 To Boston Marathon Victims

11th July 2013

Rockers Styx, Ted Nugent and Reo Speedwagon have helped raise $108,000 (Gbp69,677) for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings after donating a portion of the proceeds from their joint tour to charity.Three people were...

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Styx Suing Over Unpaid Royalties

27th February 2013

Rockers Styx are taking legal action over allegations their record company bosses cheated them out of royalty payments.The Come Sail Away hitmakers filed the complaint against executives at A&M Records in Los Angeles County Superior...

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Styx Co-founder Chuck Panozzo Continues Touring Despite Aids

17th October 2012

Styx co-founder Chuck Panozzo has refused to give up his touring duties as he battles Aids, insisting performing with his pals has helped his recovery.The bassist was declared HIV-positive in 1991, but he claims he...

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Movie Reviews Rock Of Ages

15th June 2012

Over rock and roll's "ages" since the 1950s -- and especially since the 1980s -- pop music lovers have split into separate in-groups, each one becoming a veritable religion unto itself, each one scorning the...

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Styx, Speedwagon & Nugent To Tour U.s. Together

27th February 2012

Styx, Reo Speedwagon and Ted Nugent are teaming up to tour North America together this summer (12).The three acts will hit the road on the Midwest Rock 'n' Roll Express in Hidalgo, Texas on 1...

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Styx Launch Jewellery Collection

16th November 2011

Classic rockers Styx have developed a new gem line with jewellery designer Diana Warner.Tommy Shaw's Come Sail Away hitmakers have created the Diana Warner for Styx collection, which has gone on sale via the band's...

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Yes & Styx Team Up For Progressive Rock Super-tour

7th April 2011

Prog-rock supergroups Yes and Styx are teaming up for a month-long summer (11) tour in North America.The two bands will co-headline 22 dates on the Progressive U.S. Tour, which will begin on Independence Day (04Jul11)...

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Tom Cruise Will Be A 'Rock God'

21st February 2011

Tom Cruise is going to be a "rock 'n' roll god" in new movie 'Rock of Ages'.The 48-year-old actor has signed up to play ageing musician Stacee Jaxx in the big screen adaption of the...

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Russell Brand For Rock Musical

21st January 2011

Russell Brand is set to star in 'Rock of Ages'.The British comedian is in talks to appear in the film, which will be adapted from the '80s hair rock-fuelled musical, to take on the role...

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Tom Cruise Set For Rock Of Ages?

28th October 2010

Tom Cruise is being lined up for a part in 'Rock of Ages'.The Hollywood superstar has been offered a supporting role in the movie version of the hit Broadway musical, although he is yet to...

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Jenna Jameson Wants Broadway Role

21st October 2010

Jenna Jameson is "praying" she can land a role in a Broadway musical. The former porn actress believes she is "perfect" to play strip club owner Justice in US stage show 'Rock of Ages', and...

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Elliott Illness Forces Def Leppard To Scrap More Dates

18th April 2008

LATEST: DEF LEPPARD have been forced to scrap more dates on their North American tour because singer JOE ELLIOTT's throat infection isn't healing. The British rockers were hoping to resume their tour with REO Speedwagon...

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Styx Star Goes Green For Winter Tour

27th November 2007

STYX rocker TOMMY SHAW is going green for his upcoming SHAW/BLADES North American tour - it will be powered by biodiesel. The environmentally aware star will hit the road with eco-friendly solutions provider BidForGreen, who...

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Thunderstorms Prompt Def Leppard Show Cancellation

22nd August 2007

DEF LEPPARD, STYX and FOREIGNER's Tuesday night (21Aug07) show in Raleigh, North Carolina was called off after storms sent eight people to hospital. Severe thunderstorms produced high winds and sent debris flying, injuring eight Walnut...

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Panozzo Reveals Secret Gay Life

21st May 2007

Former STYX bassist CHUCK PANOZZO has written a new autobiography, describing how he kept his homosexuality and AIDS status a secret. The star, who was diagnosed HIV positive in 1981 and contracted full-blown Aids in...

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Fascinating Fact 3132

18th April 2007

DEF LEPPARD, STYX and FOREIGNER are to tour North America together this summer (07) as part of a 50-show trek....

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Styx Rocker Turns Santa For Homeless Kids

22nd December 2006

STYX rocker TOMMY SHAW turns from SCROOGE to good guy every Christmas as he helps deliver toys to children of abused women. The COME SAIL AWAY star admits he's a cynic but his annual trip...

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Rockers Team Up For Pink Floyd Tribute Album

11th August 2005

A host of rockers have teamed up to record a tribute to PINK FLOYD's classic 1979 album THE WALL. BACK AGAINST THE WALL, which is due to be released on 27 September (05), will...

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Styx Return With The Beatles' Walrus

17th November 2004

American prog rockers STYX are launching a pop chart comeback with a little help from the BEATLES. The group performed the Fab Four's I AM THE WALRUS at a recent festival appearance in September...

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Sars Forces Styx To Scrap Toronto Show

28th April 2003

Classic rockers STYX have become the latest group to scrap concert plans in Canada due to the menacing SARS virus. The LADY hitmakers have cancelled a 29 April (03) show at Toronto's HARD...

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