Journey frontman Arnel Pineda is talking about the band's new album and reveals he likes to tease his bandmates Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain about inviting former frontman Steve Perry to return.
In an interview with Rolling Stone, while on lockdown in Manila, Arnel spoke about Journey's new album which might be released later this year. Pineda told Rolling Stone that it would be a "dream" to see Perry back on stage with Journey. "I'm delivering on the legacy that 'the voice' has left behind," he said. "Especially now that he formally passed the torch to me in 2017... he made that known and he was very gracious. It was very kind of him. It was so generous of him to say that in public. It was really an honor."
Meanwhile, Journey singer Arnel Pineda knows what it's like to be the new guy in the band - and he has high praise for his two new bandmates.
Arnel says bassist Randy Jackson and drummer Narada Michael Walden are both "amazing" - especially Walden, who has been "producing my vocals and mentoring me on how to do it."
Jackson - who previously played with Journey in the 80's - and Walden joined the band last year after Ross Valory and Steve Smith were given the boot in a dispute over control of the band.
Journey is currently scheduled to return to the stage this summer, including a headlining slot at Lollapalooza in Chicago.
You can read more of Pineda's interview in Rolling Stone.
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