Tag Archives: Journey

Shocker: Rock Hall inducts terrible bands

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its 2017 class and–as usual–it’s disappointing. In a year when musical revolutionaries such as Bad Brains, Kraftwerk, Jane’s Addiction, and the MC5 were nominated, we somehow ended up with guilty pleasures Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, and Yes. “Besides demonstrating unquestionable musical excellence and talent, inductees will … Continue reading Shocker: Rock Hall inducts terrible bands

Steve Perry Really Loves Journey Fans

GQ‘s Alex Pappademas offers highlights of his two-hour, 11,000 word interview with the former lead singer of Journey. Foolish, Foolish Throat: A Q&A with Steve Perry: I live just above San Diego, in Del Mar. And occasionally when I get up to Los Angeles, sometimes I’ll go out on the weekend, and some of these … Continue reading Steve Perry Really Loves Journey Fans

Journey vs. Irony, Nostalgia

In the flesh – Even without with Steve Perry, Johnny Loftus finds something inspirational in a recent Journey show: “It wasn’t nostalgia or worse, irony, that brought a sold-out crowd to its feet for the ballad ‘Open Arms.’ … It was as if the switch everyone has nowadays, that switch that turns off empathy, community, … Continue reading Journey vs. Irony, Nostalgia