Happy Birthday today (Nov. 4) to Jeff Scott Soto. The singer best known for his work with Yngwie Malmsteen and as a one time frontman for Journey is 53. Also celebrating is Evanescence guitarist Troy McLawhorn (50).
Jeff Scott Soto was lead vocalist for Yngwie Malmsteen on his first two albums. He has sang background vocals on several albums from many hard rock/metal artists like Lita Ford, Steelheart, House of Lords, Stryper, Saigon Kick and others. He’s also released several solo albums. Soto also sang for the fictional band Steel Dragon in the movie Rock Star. Steel Dragon also featured Zakk Wylde, Jeff Pilson, and Jason Bonham on the Rock Star movie soundtrack along with Michael Matijevic of Steelheart. He sang lead vocals for Journey on their 2006-2007 tours. He currently has his own band Soto. Cheers to Jeff Scott Soto on his birthday today! Photo credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images
For more on Jeff Scott Soto, check out his official website here.