Perry was diagnosed with a degenerative bone condition and a hip replacement was required, and as he was reluctant to rush into the surgery, Perry wanted to postpone the tour. The remaining members waited until 1998, nearly 17 months after Perry’s injury, before making a decision on Journey’s future.
When did Journey change their lead singer?
Since December 2007, its frontman has been Arnel Pineda, a former cover-band vocalist from Manila, Philippines, who Mr. Schon discovered via YouTube. When Journey was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame last April, Mr.
How many times has Steve Perry been married?
Quite how things started to change, leading Perry to record his first album since Journey’s Trial By Fire in 1996, is one of the oddest, saddest stories you will hear a rock star tell. Perry had never married.
Why is Don’t Stop Believing popular?
“Don’t Stop Believin'” has been heard on Scrubs, South Park and Family Guy. A string ensemble played it in the Adam Sandler comedy The Wedding Singer. It was the rally song for the Chicago White Sox in the team’s 2005 World Series run, and it was the climax of the hit Broadway jukebox musical Rock of Ages.
Did Journey replace lead singer?
How did Arnel Pineda join Journey?
Schon had seen videos of Pineda performing on YouTube and asked him to come to San Francisco and audition to become the band’s new lead singer. From Journey fan to Journey member, because of YouTube. That’s the hook of Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey, which opened Silverdocs on Monday night.
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