Beyond Buffalo Springfield: A History Of Short-Lived ReunionsNot all band reunions last – Here's a look at some that seemed to be over before they began
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Journey with Steve Perry
Break-Up: The group dissolved after their tour in support of 1986's Raised On Radio. Frontman Steve Perry was exhausted and wanted to take a long break.
Reunion: They played a couple of songs in 1991 at a Bill Graham memorial show, but Perry shocked the band in 1996 when he agreed to reform the group. They recorded the new album Trial By Fire and a reunion tour was in the works. Their single "When You Love A Woman" even became a big hit.
Duration: One album. Perry injured his hip while hiking in Hawaii and required hip replacement surgery. He refused to set a date for the procedure, delaying any shows. This caused tremendous tension within the band, and in 1998 they hit the road with a replacement singer. Perry hasn't sung a note in public with Journey in over twenty years.