Much to the chagrin of many Journey fans, former singer Steve Perry said there are no plans for him to rejoin the band.
Perry recently returned to the stage for the first time in years, singing with the Eels (see video below). Fan videos of the performance went viral and raised hopes among fans that Perry was "warming up" for a reunion with Journey.
Journey's current singer Arnel Pineda addressed Perry's reemergence, tweeting that he hoped Perry would rejoin Journey.
@TessSuarez he can take over too.its his righteous place anyway..wanna see them happy together— Arnel Pineda (@arnelpineda) May 26, 2014
Perry responded to Pineda's comments with a denial.
"I don't know who or what would make Arnel want to say such a thing," Perry said. "He's their lead singer, and I wish him all the best."
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