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Meet the New Boss: Ten Bands That Tried to Make It With a New Singer

Judge how well the new guys fit in Journey, Yes, Iron Maiden and other groups that lost their frontmen

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Journey

Steve Perry didn't make life easy for the guys in Journey. At the height of their fame in the early 1980s, he insisted on taking a long break. He released solo songs, and when he came back in 1986 he fired two key members of the band. Then he quit completely, only to reform the band in 1995 – and then cancel a tour after hip problems. The guys got sick of waiting, so they hired Steven Augeri, but when he had some vocal issues in 2006 they brought in Jeff Scott Soto. That lasted about a year. (Got all that?) All seemed lost, until they discovered Arnel Pineda on YouTube. He doesn't look much like Steve Perry, but the guy can sing his ass off. Check them out doing (what else?) "Don't Stop Believing."

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