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REO Speedwagon, Styx, Ted Nugent plot "Rock N' Roll Express"

REO Speedwagon, Styx and Ted Nugent will return to the U.S. tour trail this spring for the second edition of their "Midwest Rock N' Roll Express" trek. // Tour dates at SoundSpike REO Speedwagon, Styx and Ted Nugent will return to the U.S. tour trail this spring for the second edition of their "Midwest Rock N' Roll Express" trek.

In Pictures: REO Speedwagon in The Woodlands, TX

As of last week, rock veterans REO Speedwagon -- Kevin Cronin (vocals, guitar), Dave Amato (lead guitar), Bruce Hall (bass), Neal Doughty (keyboards) and Bryan Hitt (drums) -- are on the road with the "Midwest Rock N' Roll Express" tour across parts of North America. As of last week, rock veterans REO Speedwagon -- Kevin Cronin (vocals, guitar), Dave Amato (lead guitar), Bruce Hall (bass), Neal Doughty (keyboards) and Bryan Hitt (drums) -- are on the road with the "Midwest Rock N' Roll Express" tour across parts of North America.

Styx, REO Speedwagon, Ted Nugent launch "Midwest Rock N' Roll Express" trek

Rock veterans Styx, REO Speedwagon and Ted Nugent will hit the road together for the "Midwest Rock N' Roll Express," spreading music across parts of the U.S. for nearly five weeks this spring and summer. // Tour dates at SoundSpike Rock veterans Styx, REO Speedwagon and Ted Nugent will hit the road together for the "Midwest Rock N' Roll Express," spreading music across parts of the U.S. for nearly five weeks this spring and summer.

REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar plot co-headlining summer run

Two acts that were regulars on the charts in the early '80s, REO Speedwagon and Pat Benatar, will join forces for a summer co-headlining tour dubbed "Love On The Run."

Featured Photos: REO Speedwagon in Chicago, IL - July 10, 2009

Formed in 1967, the American rock band REO Speedwagon is said to have taken its name from an old, hotrod flatbed truck/fire engine, manufactured by Oldsmobile founder Ransom Eli Olds [R.E.O.], called the REO Speed Wagon.

Styx, REO Speedwagon concert sidelined by falling stage lights

Styx and REO Speedwagon canceled their Saturday (5/23) night concert at Konocti Harbor Resort in Northern California after the overhead lighting standard began to fall down during opening act .38 Special's first song, according to a Santa Rosa Press Democrat report.

Interview: Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon

Tough times call for teamwork and positive thinking, so that's just what classic rockers REO Speedwagon and Styx plan to do this summer. The two bands have joined forces for a string of summer dates, and a new song--"Can't Stop Rockin'"--that is featured on a new package of tunes for the Rock Band game platform.
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