Journey's Jonathan Cain told us that he and the band's co-founding guitarist Neal Schon have buried the hatchet after a dark period in their relationship that had fans worrying about the future of Journey. The trouble came to a head back in 2017 when Schon called Cain out on social media claiming the keyboardist's devout born again Christianity was adversely affecting the band, citing Cain's minister wife Paula White-Cain delivering the invocation at Donald Trump's presidential inauguration, and Cain setting up a private tour of the White House with the band's bassist Ross Valory and frontman Arnel Pineda.

Schon's online slams continued, but an uneasy peace was reached last year when the band hit the road with Def Leppard. Journey will team up with the Pretenders for a massive 60-date spring and summer North American tour.

We caught up with Jonathan Cain and asked him if things were cool again with Neal Schon: "Yeah, we've mended our fences and moved on. Neither of us liked the way all that went and I think it was a matter of just, like, 'Wait a minute, y'know, there's a misunderstanding here.' He read it wrong and nothing was meant by what happened there. In a relationship that 40 years, you're gonna have bumps in the road. You're just gonna have that mess, y'know? There's a lot of misunderstanding, things were taken wrong. I think that it shows that our relationship is better than that. And that's brothers -- that's what brothers do."

We pressed Cain what Journey has in store for its setlists during their upcoming arena dates with the Pretenders: "We could take it to the fans -- see what they wanna hear. That's probably a wise thing to do; like, 'What song do you wanna hear that we haven't played? Give us three songs.' That kind of thing, y'know? 'Cause we're so close to it, y'know? There's so much music that we've come out with -- then don't play." SOUNDCUE

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