A New Journey


1998
January 13The original members of Santana including Gregg Rolie are officially inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
February 13Don't Stop Believin, performed by a stringed quartet, is included in the movie The Wedding Singer. Although the song was not included in the soundtrack
February 24Jonathan Cain releases a wedding style CD, For A Lifetime.
March 24Journey releases their second live album, Greatest Hits Live 1982-83. The album is released in Japan on April 8th and in Canada on April 28
March 24The Storm finally releases their second album, Eye of the Storm, in North America.
April 18?The album Greatest Hits Live enters the Billboard Top 200 at #79 (its peak).
April ?After eleven years of not being on the road Journey announces that they will perform live in concert in Japan.
May 3Steve Perry records two songs, "I Stand Alone" and "United We Stand" for the Quest for Camelot soundtrack.
May 7After months of speculation Steve Perry finally makes the announcement that he and Steve Smith are no longer with the band and that Journey has hired new lead singer Steve Augeri and drummer Deen Castronovo.
May 15The movie Quest for Camelot is released.
June 9The new Journey line-up (including vocalist Steve Augeri and drummer Deen Castronovo) played a private rehearsal in San Rafael, California.
June 20Journey played the first of four concerts in Japan.
June 23The soundtrack for the movie Armageddon is released, which includes Journey's song "Remember Me."
July 1The movie Armageddon is released to theatres, which becomes the biggest grossing movie of the year (so far).
July 11The Armageddon Soundtrack debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200.
July 16Journey fans gathered in San Francisco for the first Journey convention: CAPTURED '98 - A Faithful Ones Convention.
July 18The Armageddon Soundtrack hits #1 on the Billboard 200 (number of weeks unknown).
July 20Neal Schon and Jan Hammer released a CD collection "No More Lies: The Best of."
August 4Vital Information released their eighth album, Where We Come From.
July ??The Armageddon is certified single and double platinum by the RIAA.
Sept 26The band opens their own official Internet web page at http://www.JourneyTheBand.com/.
October 10Journey plays the first concert of their Vacation's Over Tour.
November 12The Armageddon movie is quickly released to video and DVD.
December 15Steve Perry's Greatest Hits CD + Five Unreleased" is released in North America.
December 31Journey plays their last concert of the Vacation's Over Tour.


Last updated: January 9, 1999
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