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NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 13: (L-R) Bassist Ricky Phillips, guitarist/vocalist James Young and guitarist/vocalist Tommy Shaw of Styx performs at the House of Blues on January 13, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Skip Bolen/Getty Images)

In honor of the 40th anniversary of The Grand Illusion, Styx is giving the album the vinyl reissue treatment. 

Available only at, the album is pressed on translucent green vinyl and housed in a replica art sleeve.  To sweeten the pot, included is Styx’s new album The Mission.

At under $40, this set is a steal!

…In other Styx news, the band is about to earn a very unique first.

Per the band’s website, they will partner with hearing aid maker Oticon to put on the first live concert broadcast exclusively for fans that use Oticon’s OpnTM Internet-connected hearing aid.

The special hearing aid show will take place on August 22 in Holmdel, New Jersey.


Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger. The first man she ever loved was Jack Daniel.  (True story.)

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice.