It's looking as though Steve Perry is about to make some type of major announcement. Best Classic Bands posted: "Perry created a website -- StevePerry.com, naturally -- and established a Facebook page and Twitter account. Each featured the handwritten words 'I know it’s Been a long Time Comin'. . .' He also established accounts on Instagram and YouTube. His Facebook account has the verified blue check." Perry's first album since 1994's For The Love of Strange Medicine is expected to drop some time this fall, but fans have gotten used to waiting when it comes to the former-Journey frontman delivering new music.
Last month, '90s pop rockers Toad The Wet Sprocket posted a video on Facebook of Perry harmonizing with them in rehearsal, with the band writing, "What do you say when Steve Perry crashes your tour rehearsal and wants to sing??? YES!" In addition to that, the "Steve Perry (Journey)" Facebook page posted that on October 7th, Perry will be interviewed on CBS Sunday Morning.
Steve Perry told us that the passage of time only further solidifies his opinion of how incredible Journey was during its heyday: "What a great band we once were. What a great band. I think the older get the more I'm able to look back at the forest now, 'cause I certainly walked out of the trees. I think everybody was just following their heart and their nose and following that lead. Just doing what we do. We're a band. We record, we rock, we instinctually reach for what we believe's a good idea -- and argue about stuff, agree, disagree and move forward. And we were just crankin'."
Earlier this year we saw Steve in the "American Idol" audience giving kudos to Gabby Barrett doing a Journey classic for her finale: