After a few failed albums, Journey hired the vocally talented Steve Perry to be their lead singer and altered their sound to produce radio friendly hits. The move proved fruitful immediately as Journey would go on to sell millions of records with each album generating a hit. They would sell out arenas full of fans eager to listen to their power ballads. While the style of music they championed may be detested by some, it has spawned many an imitator and maybe this is why they have a more timeless quality than any other of their generation. Induction however would have to come from the many critics who have always despised them.