Dennis DeYoung hooks up with Tom Morello for The Last Guitar Hero

Dennis DeYoung by a mixing desk
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Former Styx singer Dennis DeYoung has teamed up with Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello for The Last Guitar Hero. The track is taken from DeYoung's upcoming album 26 East Vol. 2  which will be released through Frontiers Records on June 11. You can wacth a lyric video for the track below

26 East Vol. 2 is the follow-up to the well-received 26 East Vol. 1 which was released last year. It will also be DeYoung's farewell album as he calls time on his illustrious 50-year career.

"My musical goals for this album were the same as they have always been and that was to write the best songs possible and make great sounding records out of them," he says. "By now, Styx fans know pretty much what they can expect and I hope they will be pleased. I am."

DeYoung has previously released a video for Isle of Misanthrope.

Pre-order 26 East Vol. 2.

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.