The Band


Neal Schon

all guitars, backing vocals
Neal Schon was born on an Air Force Base near Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. His family soon after moved to Trenton, New Jersey. Neal picked up his first instrument around the age of five. He was constantly surrounded by jazz and blues due to his parents' musical talents.

Neal practiced the Oboe, Keys, and of course guitar. When he was still young, his family moved to San Francisco, where Neal has lived for most of his life.

At the age of 15 Neal was asked to join the world famous band Santana and remained as a guitarist in the band for two years. Soon after, he formed Journey. Neal has earned the reputation of being one of the world's greatest guitarists of his time.



Jonathan Cain

keyboards, backing vocals
After performing, writing and recording with some of the best known bands of the eighties, keyboardist and longtime member Jonathan Cain can look back and reflect on a successful career. With the Journey, the song "When You Love A Woman" was nominated for a Grammy. He has received two of the most prestigious BMI Most Performed Song of the Year songwriter awards for over two million or more radio plays of "Open Arms and "Who's Crying Now".

For more info visit Jonathan Cain´s site at: http://www.jonathancain.com

Ross Valory

bass, backing vocals
Ross Valory was born February 2nd in San Francisco, CA. Ross has had an illustrious and respected musical career. Prior to Journey, one of the first bands Ross performed in was the "great lost psychedelic band" Frumious Bandersnatch. Soon after, Ross played with the legendary Steve Miller Blues Band. And then, he joined Neal Schon in the formation of Journey.


For more info visit Ross Valory´s site at: http://www.rossvalory.com

Deen Castronovo

drums, percussion, backing vocals
Deen Castronovo was born in Westminster, California. Deen discovered the drums at age five and played his way through a long list of highly acclaimed bands. At 13, he had learned every song on Journey's album Infinity. Deen cites Steve Smith, Neil Peart and Terry Bozzio as his greatest influences. He has released an instructional video entitled "High Performance Drumming". Deen's vocals are as impressive as his accomplished drum skills.

Deen's discography includes albums with Bad English, Hardline, Ozzy Osborne, Steve Vai, Wild Dogs, Paul Rodgers and many more.

Deen has been touring around the world and recording with Journey for over 10 years.


Arnel Pineda

lead vocals
Arnel Pineda, born in Sampaloc, Manila, in the Philippines, began singing at age 5. His parents encouraged him to enter singing contests, and from a young age on, he has been recognized for his outstanding vocal abilities.

On December 5, 2007, Pineda was announced as the new lead singer of Journey.

He mentions that joining the legendary band was a dream come true for him. He states, "It's so exciting to sing with one of the best bands in the world." Arnel's grace and spirit along with his amazing talent are now being shared worldwide. It's well deserved for this humble and extremely talented man.

Arnel now resides in Quezon City in the Philippines.

For more info visit Arnel Pineda´s site at: http://arnelpinedarocks.com