Updates

April
26
2017

Watch Steve Vai and Generation Axe Congratulate Neal Schon on Rock Hall Induction

On April 7, Journey were among the honorees at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 32nd annual induction ceremony at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

The event brought Journey—including longtime guitarist Neal Schon—together with their former singer, Steve Perry, who hasn't been a Journey man since 1998.

"There were so many emotions, and I was first to speak, so It was actually a bit surreal for me," Schon told Guitar Player about his induction speech.

"I choked up seeing everyone. I had seen Steve backstage, and I got a great feeling from him that our friendship, respect and love was still there. So when we walked up to be inducted, he came up to me and we exchanged a hug. Then I was trying to get my composure back, and I decided I couldn't read my speech—even though I did like what I had written."

READ MORE AT www.guitarplayer.com

April
12
2017

Journey's Neal Schon on 'Emotional' Steve Perry Reunion, Rock Hall Induction

It was a vision that Journey fans have been fantasizing about for years: Steve Perry and Neal Schon standing side-by-side on an arena stage holding their hands up high in the air together and hugging like old friends. It took the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to make this happen, but even that wasn't enough to get Perry to actually sing with Journey again. Still, Schon says the important thing was getting the friendship back on track. We spoke to the guitarist about the big night, what happened with Steve Perry backstage and where this could all go in the future.

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March
10
2017

JOURNEY BRINGS HITS AND MORE TO THE BLAISDELL OPENER

When you go to see a band that’s been around as long as Journey has, a band from your youth, it’s easy to get caught up in the past, to get lost in the memories.

For example, take the first three songs from Thursday night’s sold-out show at the Blaisdell Arena. After an extended jam session, Journey tore into “Separate Ways (Worlds Apart),” which had one of the ‘80s’ signature, so-cheesy-it’s-great music videos.

Next was “Be Good to Yourself,” which reminds me of my friend Milton, who died last month. Milton lent me the cassette it came from, 1986’s “Raised on Radio,” giving me my first LP-length exposure to the band.

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December
29
2015

Watch Now: Holiday Highlights Then, Now and Forever

June
02
2015

Wife surprises Neal Schon with 'Journey' of a lifetime

(ABC 4 Utah) A legend from the race track gave a legendary rocker the 'Journey' of a lifetime at the Indy 500 this year.

It wasn't easy, but Real Housewives star Michaele Schon pulled off the ultimate birthday surprise for her husband, legendary guitarist, Neal Schon of Journey.

Neal's a big fan of racing, so Michaele arranged for him to meet one of his all-time idols, champion driver Mario Andretti - at last month's Indy 500.

The two legends exchanged gifts. Neal is now the proud owner of an authentic Andretti racing suit, while Andretti now has his own custom made PRS NS-14 guitar.

The icing on this birthday surprise was a chance for Schon to ride-along with Andretti in his Honda "fastest seat in sports" racer.

Neal says it's a rush similar to playing on stage in front of 15 million fans.

Schon took a birthday break from working on his new solo album "Vortex," a two-disc instrumental set dedicated to his wife. The album drops on June 23. He's also spending a lot of time with another legend, recording with Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer Carlos Santana....

READ MORE AT www.good4utah.com.

June
14
2014

“SERENITY” Is Top 5 at Classic Rock Radio

(New York, NY) – Guitar legend Neal Schön is enjoying great success at Classic Rock radio with his track "Serenity." "Serenity" is comfortably seated in the Top 5 and has risen as high as #2, alongside such mainstays as Led Zeppelin and Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers; the song has been on the charts for 8 weeks. Check out the lyric video here. "Serenity" is taken from Neal Schön's latest album SO U, a jazz and blues-inspired hard rock studio album featuring Schön, bassist Marco Mendoza (Black Star Riders, Ted Nugent, Whitesnake, Thin Lizzy) and drummer Deen Castronovo (Journey, Ozzy Osbourne, Steve Vai, Hardline). The three musicians split vocal and writing duties, with many of the tracks also co-written by Night Ranger/Damn Yankee’s songwriter, singer and bassist Jack Blades. The album is available now via iTunes, Amazon and via the Journey online store.

Of SO U, Ultimate Classic Rock raved, "SO U stands tall as one of the finest albums that Neal Schön has released to date. The combination of Schön with Deen Castronovo and Marco Mendoza is a potent triple threat which delivers on every level. With nine tracks spread over 51 minutes, SO U never overstays its welcome and the typically diverse blend of material will strongly resonate with fans of Schön‘s previous work, most notably Santana and Journey. I’ll be standing by and waiting for a sequel."

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May
20
2014

"SO U" Available Now!

The album can be ordered now via iTunes, Amazon and via the Journey online store; those who purchase SO U now via iTunes will receive “Love Finds A Way,” “Exotica” and “Serenity” as instant grat tracks!

May
13
2014

Premiere: Neal Schon video, ‘Love Finds a Way’

Neal Schon has been working nonstop since he formed Journey in 1973 and shows no signs of slowing down.

Together with bassist Marco Mendoza (Thin Lizzy, Ted Nugent) and drummer Deen Castronovo (Journey, Ozzy Osbourne), the guitar legend put together a new album album, So U (out May 20), fusing jazz and blues together with hard rock.

They premiere their music video, Love Finds a Way, exclusively with USA TODAY.

WATCH 'LOVE FINDS A WAY' AT USATODAY.COM

April
17
2014

GUITAR LEGEND NEAL SCHON‘S VIDEO “WHAT YOU WANT” FROM FORTHCOMING STUDIO ALBUM WITH MARCO MENDOZA AND DEEN CASTRONOVO HAS EXCLUSIVE WORLDWIDE PREMIERE ON ULTIMATE CLASSIC ROCK TODAY

"SO U" DUE OUT MAY 19TH VIA FRONTIERS RECORDS

(New York, NY) - Neal Schön fans can click here to check out the exclusive worldwide premiere of the video for "What You Want" on Ultimate Classic Rock. The smoking new track/video is taken from the forthcoming jazz and blues-inspired hard rock studio album, SO U, and includes vocals by bassist Marco Mendoza and Schön, as well as drummer Deen Castronovo. SO U features Schön along with Mendoza (Black Star Riders, Ted Nugent, Whitesnake, Thin Lizzy) and Castronovo (Journey, Ozzy Osbourne, Steve Vai, Hardline) splitting vocal and writing duties, with many of the tracks also co-written by Night Ranger/Damn Yankee's songwriter, singer and bassist Jack Blades.

Of the new album, Ultimate Classic Rock raved, ""SO U stands tall as one of the finest albums that Neal Schön has released to date. The combination of Schön with Deen Castronovo and Marco Mendoza is a potent triple threat which delivers on every level. With nine tracks spread over 51 minutes, SO U never overstays its welcome and the typically diverse blend of material will strongly resonate with fans of Schön's previous work, most notably Santana and Journey. I'll be standing by and waiting for a sequel." SO U will be available on May 19th in North America via Frontiers Records. The album can be pre-ordered now via iTunes, Amazon and via the Journey online store; those who purchase SO U now via iTunes will receive "Exotica" as an instant gratification track.

April
08
2014

GUITAR LEGEND NEAL SCHON‘S VIDEO “EXOTICA” FROM FORTHCOMING STUDIO ALBUM WITH MARCO MENDOZA AND DEEN CASTRONOVO HAS EXCLUSIVE WORLDWIDE PREMIERE ON VINTAGE GUITAR TODAY

"SO U" DUE OUT MAY 19TH VIA FRONTIERS RECORDS
(New York, NY) – Neal Schön fans can click here to check out the exclusive worldwide premiere of the video for “Exotica” on Vintage Guitar. The psychedelic video, which includes commentary from Schön, Mendoza and Castronovo, is the first from the forthcoming jazz and blues-inspired hard rock studio album, SO U, and is one of two instrumental tracks from the effort. SO U features Schön along with bassist Marco Mendoza (Black Star Riders, Ted Nugent, Whitesnake, Thin Lizzy) and drummer Deen Castronovo (Journey, Ozzy Osbourne, Steve Vai, Hardline) splitting vocal and writing duties, with many of the tracks also co-written by Night Ranger/Damn Yankee’s songwriter, singer and bassist Jack Blades. SO U will be available on May 19th in North America via Frontiers Records. The album can be pre-ordered now via iTunes, Amazon and via the Journey online store; those who purchase SO U now via iTunes will receive "Exotica" as an instant gratification track.

  • Watch: Serenity

  • Neal Schon on Discovering Arnel Pineda

  • Watch: What You Want

  • Watch: Exotica

  • Watch: Love Finds a Way

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  • May
    03
    2017
    Las Vegas NV
    Journey

    The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
    Escape with Runaway Tours trip to see us on opening night of our residency at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel And Casino in Las Vegas performing our classic albums Escape and Frontiers! www.RunawayTours.com/
  • May
    05
    2017
    Las Vegas NV
    Journey

    The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
  • May
    06
    2017
    Las Vegas NV
    Journey

    The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
  • May
    10
    2017
    Las Vegas NV
    Journey

    The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
    Frontiers and Escape performance
  • May
    12
    2017
    Las Vegas NV
    Journey

    The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
  • May
    13
    2017
    Las Vegas NV
    Journey

    The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
  • May
    17
    2017
    Las Vegas NV
    Journey

    The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
    Frontiers and Escape performance
  • May
    19
    2017
    Las Vegas NV
    Journey

    The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
  • May
    20
    2017
    Las Vegas NV
    Journey

    The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
  • June
    02
    2017
    Durant OK
    Journey

    Choctaw Grand Theatre
  • June
    03
    2017
    Durant OK
    Journey

    Choctaw Grand Theatre
  • June
    05
    2017
    Tulsa OK
    Journey

    BOK Center
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • June
    07
    2017
    Tupelo MS
    Journey

    BancorpSouth Arena
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • June
    09
    2017
    New Orleans LA
    Journey

    Smoothie King Center
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • June
    11
    2017
    Greenville SC
    Journey

    Bon Secours Arena
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • June
    12
    2017
    Greensboro NC
    Journey

    Coliseum Complex
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • June
    14
    2017
    Baltimore MD
    Journey

    Royal Farms Arena
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • June
    16
    2017
    Uncasville CT
    Journey

    Mohegan Sun Arena
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • June
    17
    2017
    Atlantic City NJ
    Journey

    Borgata Event Center
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • June
    19
    2017
    Worcester MA
    Journey

    DCU Center
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • June
    21
    2017
    Rochester NY
    Journey

    Blue Cross Arena
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • June
    22
    2017
    Windsor Ontario
    Journey

    Colosseum at Caesars Windsor
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • June
    24
    2017
    Mt Pleasant MI
    Journey

    Soaring Eagle Casino Amphitheatre
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • June
    25
    2017
    Toledo OH
    Journey

    Huntington Center
  • June
    27
    2017
    Huntington WV
    Journey

    Big Sandy Superstore Arena
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • June
    28
    2017
    Louisville KY
    Journey

    KFC Yumi Center
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • June
    30
    2017
    Sioux City IA
    Journey

    Hard Rock Sioux City
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • July
    01
    2017
    Welch MN
    Journey

    Treasure Island Resort & Casino
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • July
    03
    2017
    Springfield MO
    Journey

    JQH Arena
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • July
    05
    2017
    Southaven MS
    Journey

    Bank Plus Amphitheatre at Snowden Grove
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • July
    06
    2017
    Orange Beach AL
    Journey

    The Wharf
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • July
    08
    2017
    Pelham AL
    Journey

    Old Mountain Amphitheatre
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • July
    09
    2017
    Bossier City LA
    Journey

    CenturyLink Center
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • July
    12
    2017
    Sugar Land TX
    Journey

    Smart Financial Centre
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • July
    13
    2017
    Laredo TX
    Journey

    Laredo Energy Center
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • July
    16
    2017
    Los Angeles CA
    JOURNEY

    Dodgers Stadium
  • July
    18
    2017
    Tuscon AZ
    JOURNEY

    Anselmo Valencia Amphitheatre
  • July
    19
    2017
    El Paso TX
    Journey

    UTEP Don Haskins Center
    W/ Special Guest, Asia
  • July
    22
    2017
    Kansas City MO
    Journey

    Kansas City Starlight Theatre
  • July
    23
    2017
    Noblesville IN
    Journey

    Klipsch Music Center
    W/ Special Guest Asia
  • July
    25
    2017
    Raleigh NC
    Journey

    Coastal Credit Union Music Park @ Walnut Creek
  • July
    26
    2017
    Jacksonville FL
    Journey

    Dailys Place Amphitheater
  • July
    28
    2017
    Washington DC
    Journey

    The Theater @ MGM National Harbor
  • July
    30
    2017
    New York NY
    Journey

    Citi Field

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