Category: DENNIS DeYOUNG

STYX – Son Of Edge [Unreleased Album 1991-1992] *0dayrox EXCLUSIVE*

Named by fans “SON OF EDGE”, this is the unreleased collection of nine STYX songs from 1991-92 or so when the band consisted of Dennis DeYoung, James Young, Chuck and John Panozzo & Glen Burtnik.
After the band’s 1990 ”Edge Of The Century” album, Styx were preparing for a follow up record and sent this, the “SON OF EDGE” tape to their label, A&M Records, who the band had been signed to at the time, although their contract was up and it was time to renegotiate terms. This negotiation was handled by a big shot show business lawyer who apparently asked for more than A&M was interested in giving, so the album was never to be, and remains unreleased.
Today 0dayrox brings to you in exclusive, Styx’s unreleased 1991-1992 album “SON OF EDGE”.
There were less than 10 CDs burned, only to be sent to A&M Records executives. And not only the sound quality is excellent, it contains some of the best two Dennis DeYoung songs we’ve ever heard. It’s great to hear where Styx would have been headed if able to do this follow-up to ”Edge Of The Century” album.
A collectors item, Only at 0dayrox

STYX – Edge Of The Century [Japanese SHM-CD Limited Edition]

Some years ago appeared a great Japanese nine-album cardboard sleeve (mini LP) reissue series of STYX on high quality SHM-CD, a Limited Edition turned out of print soon.
Here’s the very good “Edge Of The Century“, the twelfth studio album by Styx, released in 1990. It was the first (and only) Styx album featuring Glen Burtnik, replacing Tommy Shaw, at that time busy with Damn Yankees. It was also the last album to feature John Panozzo on drums (he would die six years later of gastrointestinal hemorrhaging).
Seven years after breaking up, Styx were back in business, testing the commercial climate for richly arranged harmonies and Melodic Hard Rock tunes.
Indeed, “Edge Of The Century” hasn’t that classic Styx sound, but it’s a superb Melodic Hard Rock / AOR album with the awesome, glossy, polished production of the genre around 1989/91.
Burtnik contributed half of the songs…

DENNIS DeYOUNG – 26 East, Vol. 1 [Japanese Edition +1] (2020)

Former Styx frontman DENNIS DeYOUNG just released ’26 East, Volume 2′, the second part of last year’s Frontiers Music album ’26 East’. As requested, here’s “26 East, Vol. 1” in its Japanese Edition including an exclusive bonus track.
The title “26 East” refers to 26 E. 101st Place, the Chicago address where DeYoung grew up and from where Styx was formed. The record – where Jim Peterik is involved both in songwriting and playing – was originally planned as DeYoung’s final album, but the singer later decided to split it into two separate volumes.
There are no weak tracks and nothing to skip here. Dennis and co-writer Jim Peterik have really put together an incredible album worthy of its place in the catalog.
One of the best albums of 2020 in any genre.

DENNIS DeYOUNG – 26 East Volume 2 (2021)

Former Styx frontman DENNIS DeYOUNG is back with the second volume of his fond farewell to recorded music, “26 East, Vol. 2” As with the preceding volume, “26 East, Vol. 2” once again hints strongly at DeYoung’s rock roots with Styx.
The production and musicianship are epic, and those timeless vocal arrangements get delivered in spades. A fitting goodbye and a final signature on an outstanding body of work which will stand the test of time.
DeYoung has previously stated that “26 East” will mark his retirement from the world of recorded music. Thanks to the abundance of material, Dennis agreed to split the album in two parts. This second half starts where the previous one left off and sees DeYoung collaborate again with the awesome Jim Peterik, a fellow Chicagoan and nearby neighbor, for the songwriting on select tracks.
Peterik also play guitar, bass, does backing vocals, and there’s many others musicians collaborating here…

DENNIS DeYOUNG (ex Styx) – 26 East, Vol. 1 (2020)

Former Styx frontman DENNIS DeYOUNG will release his new album, ’26 East, Volume 1′ via Frontiers Music. Ten songs will comprise the album, DeYoung’s seventh solo studio effort and first in over a decade.
The title “26 East” refers to 26 E. 101st Place, the Chicago address where DeYoung grew up and from where Styx was formed. The record – where Jim Peterik is involved both in songwriting and playing – was originally planned as DeYoung’s final album, but the singer later decided to split it into two separate volumes.

DENNIS DeYOUNG – Desert Moon + Back To The World [BGO Remaster]

Founder member and one of the pillars of Styx’s fame, talented singer & keyboardist DENNIS DeYOUNG started a solo career after Styx went on hiatus in the first half of the ’80s. DeYoung’s first two solo recordings “Desert Moon” and “Back To The World” have been remastered and re-issued both on one disc by BGO Records with extensive sleeve notes...

DENNIS DeYOUNG – …And The Music Of Styx Live in Los Angeles (2014)

DENNIS DeYOUNG, the legendary front man of Styx and author of key songs that define that band’s career, returned to Los Angeles for the first time during his solo career to play a sold out show at the El Rey Theater. Recorded live for AXS-TV and captured in pristine high quality, the performance has been slated for release via Frontiers...

STYX – Paradise Theater [Japanese remaster SHM-CD Limited Edition] Out Of Print

One of you asked how it sounds the Japanese nine-album cardboard sleeve (mini LP) remastered reissue series of STYX on high quality SHM-CD. In one word; outstanding.All were released as Limited Edition and already turned out of print.Their masterpiece “Paradise Theater” was requested again on this blog, an essential STYX album in your collection. “Paradise Theater” was Styx greatest commercial...

STYX – Cornerstone [Japanese SHM-CD minLP remastered 2016]

STYX – Cornerstone [Japanese SHM-CD minLP remastered 2016]

After so many years it finally happened… someone did a proper remaster of STYX‘s “Cornerstone“. Some time ago appeared a great nine-album cardboard sleeve (mini LP) reissue series of Styx on high quality SHM-CD, all featured here on the blog. It was a Limited Edition which went out of print, so now Universal Japan decided a new edition, this time...

STYX – Caught In The Act Live [Japanese remaster SHM-CD Limited Edition]

Continuing with the Japanese nine-album cardboard sleeve (mini LP) reissue series of STYX on high quality SHM-CD, here’s the underrated “Caught In The Act“. All these were released a couple years ago, but it was a Limited Edition and already turned out of print. Styx released their first live album, the 2-disc “Caught In The Act” recorded (and filmed) in...

STYX – Kilroy Was Here [Japanese remaster SHM-CD Limited Edition]

STYX – Kilroy Was Here [Japanese remaster SHM-CD Limited Edition]

* Continuing the Japanese nine-album cardboard sleeve (mini LP) reissue series of STYX on high quality SHM-CD, here’s “Kilroy Was Here“.All these were released a couple years ago, but it was a Limited Edition and already turned out of print. Styx leader Dennis DeYoung felt the only way for the group to top the No. 1 success of previous album...

STYX – Cornerstone [Japanese SHM-CD Limited Edition]

STYX – Cornerstone [Japanese SHM-CD Limited Edition]

* One of you asked for the quality of the Japanese nine-album cardboard sleeve (mini LP) reissue series of STYX on high quality SHM-CD. In one word; outstanding.All were released a couple years ago, but it was a Limited Edition and already turned out of print.These really worth a revisit as all are essential STYX albums – Let’s continue with...

STYX – Pieces Of Eight [Japanese remaster SHM-CD Limited Edition]

STYX – Pieces Of Eight [Japanese remaster SHM-CD Limited Edition]

* One of you asked for the quality of the Japanese nine-album cardboard sleeve (mini LP) reissue series of STYX on high quality SHM-CD. In one word; outstanding.All were released a couple years ago, but it was a Limited Edition and already turned out of print.These really worth a revisit as all are essential STYX albums – Let’s go with...

STYX – The Grand Illusion [Japanese remaster SHM-CD Limited Edition]

STYX – The Grand Illusion [Japanese remaster SHM-CD Limited Edition]

* Someone asked for the quality of the Japanese nine-album cardboard sleeve (mini LP) reissue series of STYX on high quality SHM-CD. In one word; outstanding.All were released a couple years ago, but it was a Limited Edition and already turned out of print.These really worth a revisit as all are essential STYX albums – Let’s go with “The Grand...

STYX – Crystal Ball [Japanese remaster SHM-CD Limited Edition]

* Someone asked for the quality of the Japanese nine-album cardboard sleeve (mini LP) reissue series of STYX on high quality SHM-CD. In one word; outstanding.All were released a couple years ago, but it was a Limited Edition and already turned out of print.These really worth a revisit as all are essential STYX albums – Let’s go with “Crystal Ball“....