Monday, March 10, 2014

Steve Perry comments on Journey reunion rumors

Steve Perry commented on recent rumors regarding a possible Journey reunion while in Hollywood last week for the premiere of the new film, “Need For Speed.”

“Absolutely a false rumor,” Perry tells Mingle Media. “You’re hearing it from me: Nope. That’s a rumor.”

Ironically, the Journey reunion rumors restarted recently after comments made by Perry, who was asked about it during a rare public appearance at the Guitar Center Drum-Off Finals in Los Angeles in January.

“I haven’t worked with [Journey guitarist] Neal [Schon], no,” said Perry at the event. “We’re trying…it’s tough. I’m doing my best in that area and I can only do so much.”

The band’s management were quick to shoot down possible reunion rumors with Perry, saying, "No reunion plans...all is well in the Journey camp.”

The speculation was so great that Schon and current Journey singer Arnel Pineda both issued statements denying any changes to the band’s lineup.

Perry left Journey in 1998 after being pressured by the group to tour following an injury that required hip replacement surgery when the singer was diagnosed with a degenerative bone condition.

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