Unlikely Journey

Ever since lead singer Steve Perry was invalided out of the band with an injured hip in 1996, legendary rock group Journey hasn't been the same. Singers Steve Augeri and Jeff Scott Soto tried filling Perry's big shoes (and tight jeans), but the band — whose success had, in any case, been on a downward slide since its '80s heyday — seemed mortally wounded, relegated to the ignominious status of a nostalgia act.

Thirty-three years after its birth, however, Journey is getting a second lease on life — and from a most unexpected quarter....

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