'Journey's' 2009 Asian tour to kick off in RP

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Dec 06 2008 06:15 PM | Updated as of Dec 09 2008 02:20 AM

'Journey's' 2009 Asian tour to kick off in RP 1American rock band “Journey” will kick off its Asian tour in the Philippines next year, its Filipino lead singer Arnel Pineda bared Saturday.

“I’m staying until middle of March or first week of April. Dito mag-start ang leg ng Asian tour namin so nood kayo lahat. See you next year,” Pineda told show business talk show “Entertainment Live.”

Pineda did not disclose the exact date of Journey’s concert in the country.

The singer, who was discovered through video-sharing website YouTube, got back in the country late this year after touring around the world with other members of the group and performing 69 concerts.

Pineda is currently busy planning for his wedding.

The singer is set to tie the knot with his long-time partner also next year. He said his decision to settle down will not affect his blossoming international career.

As for criticisms that he had become stuck-up following his success, he said: “’Yan ang hinding-hindi mangyayari. Galing ako sa mahirap at marunong akong tumingin sa aking pinanggalingan.”