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Tickets for STYX at Hard Rock Live on sale Friday

October 13 show to highlight new album

Information provided by Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana

GARY, Ind. (March 22, 2023) – Legendary rockers STYX are coming to Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana’s Hard Rock Live venue on Friday, October 13. Doors open at 7 p.m. Ticket sales begin this Friday, March 24, at 10 a.m. Central Time.

Crash of the Crown, STYX’s new studio album, was written pre-pandemic and recorded during the trying times of the pandemic, and is said to have started a new era of hope, survival, and prosperity. The legendary and multi-Platinum rockers — James “JY” Young (lead vocals, guitars), Tommy Shaw (lead vocals, guitars), Chuck Panozzo (bass, vocals), Todd Sucherman (drums, percussion), Lawrence Gowan (lead vocals, keyboards), and Ricky Phillips (bass, guitar, vocals) — will release their 17th album June 18 on the band’s label, Alpha Dog 2T/UMe, which will be sold as clear vinyl, black vinyl, CD, and on digital platforms. Fans can pre-order it at The title track to Crash of the Crown is now available to stream and download with pre-orders on digital platforms. Fans can listen to the new song on YouTube.

STYX’s accomplished members are all from the Chicago area.

The mission behind STYX’s Crash of the Crown was crystal-clear to its co-creator from the get-go.

“Absolutely no obstacles were going to get in the way of how we approached creating this album,” singer/guitarist Tommy Shaw said. “And everything came out exactly the way we wanted to hear it.”

Crash of the Crown is the follow-up to STYX’s 16th studio album, The Mission (their first in 14 years at the time, which critics called “a masterpiece”) which was released June 16, 2017 on the band’s label, Alpha Dog 2T/UMe. It originally debuted on various Billboard charts, including: #6 Top Rock Albums, #11 Physical Albums, #11 Vinyl Albums, #13 Current Albums, #14 Billboard Top Albums, #16 Retail, #17 Mass Merch/Non-Traditional, #29 Digital Albums, and #45 Billboard 200 (includes catalog and streaming).


Tickets for STYX go on sale on Friday, March 24, at 10 a.m. Central Time. Tickets start at $69.50. This show is all reserved seating. Ages 21 and up. The Hard Rock Live box office is open every Friday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on show days starting at 12 p.m. Visit Hard Rock Live’s ticketmaster webpage for tickets.

Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana is located at 5400 West 29th Avenue in Gary, IN, directly adjacent to the I80/94 Burr Street Interchange. For more information, call 219-228-2383 or visit

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Hard Rock Casino provides information about the variety of entertainment scheduled on their three stages. The Hard Rock Live venue seats 2,700 and hosts performances from big names in the industry. Free live performances are booked at the Hard Rock Cafe and Council Oak Bar stages on Friday and Saturday nights. Located in Gary, Indiana, Hard Rock Casino is about a six-minute drive from Lansing, Illinois.