Journey (Rock): Neal Schon (vocals, guitar); Jonathan Cain (vocals, keyboards); Ross Valory (vocals, electric bass); Deen Castronovo (vocals, drums); Steve Augeri (vocals).
From their fledgling fusion records to blockbuster stadium AOR, Journey has weathered musical trends as well as the scorn of fickle music critics. It is apropos that in 2005, GENERATIONS marks the band's 30th year. Since joining in 1998, lead vocalist Steve Augeri has risen to the challenge of filling Steve Perry's shoes. The Brooklyn native puts his own unique stamp on the group's sound while still honoring the Journey tradition, best evidenced on "Faith In The Heartland" and "The Place In Your Heart."
GENERATIONS presents songs sung by each member, with keyboardist Jonathan Cain tackling the title track. Bassist Ross Valory sneers through the blazing Texas boogie of "Gone Crazy," while Neal Schon offers up "In Self-Defense." Most surprising is drummer Deen Castronovo, whose voice on "A Better Life" and "Never Too Late" is a near dead-ringer for a young Steve Perry.