Asia featuring John Payne - John Payne became the frontman of the supergroup ASIA in 1992 at the invitation of keyboardist Geoff Downes, replacing vocalist/bassist John Wetton. ASIA extensively toured the world for the next 14 years performing new classics and old favorites. With John Payne fronting the band, ASIA released 8 stunning studio albums and several live recordings. In 2006, Geoff Downes left the band to reform the 1982 line up for their 25th anniversary. On the 9th of May 2006, John Payne, Geoff Downes, John Wetton, Carl Palmer and Steve Howe contractually agreed that John Payne would continue his 14 year legacy with ASIA as "ASIA Featuring John Payne". Asia forged a unique blend of instrumental bombast and irresistible hooks, utilizing guitars, synthesizers and flourishing melodies. Asia featuring John Payne plays the hits of the 80s’ iconic rock band to perfection. “Heat Of The Moment,” “Here Comes The Feeling,” “Only Time Will Tell,” “Sole Survivor,” “Don’t Cry,” and more. ASIA Featuring John Payne have been touring and entertaining audiences in North America since 2008.