Journey Considered Replacing Steve Perry With Michael Bolton

09/26/2012
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(Classic Rock) Journey guitarist Neal Schon doesn't know why former singer Steve Perry won't take his calls.

And he admits the band considered hiring Michael Bolton as their new frontman after Perry's 1987 departure but didn't think about it for long.

Schon takes part in a question-answer session in Classic Rock Magazine No.176, on sale now.

He says: "The last time I spoke to Steve face-to-face was when we did the Hollywood Walk of Fame eight years ago. It was good but there were so many reporters around, it had to be. To this day I don't understand why we can't just pick up the phone and talk."

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