Singer Steve Perry attends the screening of "Five" at Skylight SOHO on September 26, 2011 in New York City. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images) A 1987 photo of the rock group Journey. From left, are: Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon. (AP Photo) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Steve Perry works the crowd during the San Francisco Giants World Series victory parade through downtown San Francisco, Calif., on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. Musician Steve Perry attends the City Of Hope Spirit Of Life Gala Honoring Rob Light on September 19, 2013 in Playa Vista, California. (Michael Kovac/Getty Images for City of Hope) Steve Perry, the former lead vocalist of the rock band Journey, leads the crowd in the song "Lights" between innings during Game 4 of the San Francisco Giants National League baseball championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group) (L-R) … [Read more...] about Will Steve Perry reunite with Journey? Here’s Perry’s answer
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Former Journey lead singer Steve Perry says he left the band because he fell out of love with music and wanted to move forward, he tells Tracy Smith in an interview for "CBS Sunday Morning" to be broadcast October 7. Perry, who was the voice on some of Journey's biggest hits, including "Don't Stop Believin'," has been elusive on why he left, and says he stepped away in the late '90s because his heart wasn't in it. He tells Smith he was weary of the grind and nursing a bad hip. His bandmates were urging him to get it fixed so they could keep going. "It was really your heart, not your hip," Smith asked? "It was really my heart," Perry replied. He said he returned home to Hanford, California, went to the local fair, hung out on the beach, and gave up music. "I stopped singing," Perry told Smith. "Completely, Tracy, I swear." He says he just wanted to move forward. He then fell in love with psychologist Kellie Nash, whom he saw in a made-for-TV movie. They connected through … [Read more...] about Preview: Why Journey frontman Steve Perry fell out of love with music
Former Journey lead singer Steve Perry is on a roll these days. Just weeks after announcing his first solo album in decades, Perry released the second single – do we still call them that? – to YouTube overnight. Listen to it here.The song is called No More Cryin' – which follows the launch of No Erasin'. It all raises the question: No more "g's" in song titles anymore either?No More Cryin' has a bit of a late-'70s Journey "Lovin' Touchin' Squeezin' quality to it – again with the missing "g's" so maybe it's always been a Perry thing.Look for Perry's new album Traces on Oct. 5. … [Read more...] about Steve Perry releases 2nd song from comeback album
CultureWe haven’t heard much from former Journey lead singer Steve Perry in more than two decades. But now he’s back, releasing a new single that’s part of an upcoming album.The Internet has given a warm welcome to Perry’s new song, “No Erasin,” making the former rock star a trending topic once again. Perry’s new album, “Traces,” will be released October 5, 2018, but he has stirred buzz with the single release.You can listen to the song at the bottom of this story. The single is now available on iTunes and the album is available for preorder.In 2014 Perry returned to the stage for the first time in two decades, performing with a California alternative rock band. Perry left Journey, the successful America rock band known for hits like “Don’t Stop Believin’” in 1998, saying he got “burned out.” Journey was inducted into the Rock-N-Roll Hall of Fame and Perry participated in acceptance speeches … [Read more...] about Listen to Steve Perry’s New Song ‘No Erasin’: When Did Steve Perry Retire From Journey?
26Journey guitarist Neal Schon doesn’t care how many people he’s playing for, although it’s a kick to be back in stadiums. “There could be 50 people out there and I’ll play just as hard,” said Schon during a phone interview from a tour stop in Kansas. “But it’s a rush to look out at stadium crowd. We played many, many stadiums back in the ’80s. And now we’re back in stadiums again. Our audience has grown once again.” The classic rock band is spending the summer on a joint headlining tour with Def Leppard that lands at Minneapolis’ Target Field on Friday. It’s the second time the two groups have hit the road together. “We loved playing with them last time,” Schon said. “I think we’re musically very compatible, yet different from each other, and the audiences are as well. We’re getting along really great and they put on a great show. It makes for a better tour.” Journey … [Read more...] about Journey’s Neal Schon talks about touring, possible collaboration with Steve Perry