The band underwent multiple line-up changes before the original four members reunited in 2006. As a result, a band called Asia Featuring John Payne exists as a continuation of John Payne's career as Asia's frontman from 1991 until Wetton's return in 2006.
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Asia – Live Around the World. —. 2010. At High Voltage 2010. —. 2009. Spirit Of The Night: The Phoenix Tour Live In Cambridge 2009. Recorded: Haggis Farm Polo Club, Barton, Cambridge, UK – 9 August 2009.ReleasedRecordedAlbum detailsChart positions(JP)2021compilationAurora (Live)—20172013Symfonia - Live in Bulgaria 2013—20152002Live in America—20152012Axis XXX Live in San Francisco MMXII—
Aug 22, 2019 · Asia are an English progressive rock band formed in London in 1981. The most commercially successful line-up was its original, which was a supergroup of four members of different progressive rock bands of the 1970s: lead vocalist and bassist John Wetton of King Crimson and U.K., guitarist Steve Howe of Yes, keyboardist Geoff Downes of Yes and the Buggles, and drummer Carl Palmer of Emerson ...
Asia before John Payne
Asia are a supergroup formed in 1981 by John Wetton (formerly of King Crimson and U.K.), Steve Howe (formerly of Yes), Carl Palmer (formerly of Emerson, Lake & Palmer) and Geoff Downes (formerly of Yes and the Buggles). The group had a successful career with their eponymous debut album, released in March 1982, receiving considerable commercial success, spending nine weeks at number one in the U.S. album chart and selling over 4 million copies in the U.S. alone. Wetton and Downes became the co...
John Payne in Asia
In 1991, Downes invited John Payne to join a new lineup of the band, and together they enlisted new musicians. The first album with this lineup was Aqua, released in 1992. In addition to Downes and Payne, the album featured guest appearances by Palmer and a returning Howe. Palmer, committed to an ELP reunion, was able to play on just three songs and left the band before touring. The live shows also featured Howe (whose presence was heavily promoted) who took the stage after the fifth song. Ho...
In early 2006, the partnership between Downes and Payne was dissolved when Downes left for a reunion of the original band lineup under the Asia name, a breakup that Payne described as "painful". The existing lineup minus Downes, i.e. Payne, Govan and Schellen, continued working together. They recruited Ryo Okumoto on keyboards to form new band GPS, using some of the material planned for Architect of Time on their debut album, Window to the Soul(2006). On May 9, 2006, Geoff Downes, John Wetton...
Current members 1. John Payne - lead vocals, bass, additional guitar (2007–present) 2. Jeffrey Kollman - guitar, backing vocals (2012–present) 3. Moni Scaria - guitar, backing vocals (2012–present) 4. Jamie Hosmer - keyboards (2017–present) 5. Johnny Fedevich - drums, percussion (2017–present) Former members 1. Erik Norlander - keyboards, backing vocals (2007–2014) 2. Guthrie Govan - guitar, backing vocals (2007-2009) 3. Mitch Perry - guitar, backing vocals (2009-2011) 4. Bruce Bouillet - guitar (2011-2012) 5. Jay Schellen - drums, percussion (2007–2016) 6. Ryo Okumoto - keyboards (2014–2017) Timeline
Albums 1. 2014: Recollections: A Tribute to British Prog EPs & singles 1. 2009: Military Man(EP) 2. 2012: "Seasons Will Change" (digital single and video) Live albums 1. 2007: Extended Versions/Scandinavia (re-released as Risen Sunin 2012)
Asia Area 44,579,000 km 2 (17,212,000 sq mi) (1st) Population 4,560,667,108 (2018; 1st) Population density 100/km 2 (260/sq mi) GDP (PPP) $63.35 trillion (2021 est; 1st) GDP (nominal) $34.39 trillion (2021 est; 1st) GDP per capita $7,850 (2021 est; 4th) Demonym Asian Countries 49 UN members, 1 UN observer, 5 other states Dependencies List Akrotiri and Dhekelia British Indian Ocean Territory ...
List of LTE networks in Asia. This is a list of commercial Long-Term Evolution (LTE) networks in Asia, grouped by their frequency bands. Some operators use multiple bands and are therefore listed multiple times in respective sections.
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Apr 02, 2019 · The original line-up of ASIA reformed in 2006. It was the first time the four original members had worked together in 23 years. After Howe’s departure, the band regrouped in 2013, with guitarist Sam Coulson and a new studio album, Gravitas, followed. Tragedy struck in January 2017, when John Wetton lost a valiant battle against cancer, just ...
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Após o término do King Crimson em 1974, vários planos para a formação de um supergrupo envolvendo o baixista John Wetton foram cogitados, incluindo o projeto British Bulldog com Bill Bruford e Rick Wakeman em 1976. Em 1977, Bruford e Wetton reuniram-se no UK junto com o guitarrista Allan Holdsworth e o tecladista e violinista Eddie Jobson. Seu álbum homônimo de estréia foi lançado em 1978. Em 1980, após o fim do UK e a saída de Wetton do Wishbone Ash, um novo supergrupo foi sugerido envolvend...
O primeiro álbum da banda, Asia, teve sucesso comercial considerável, permanecendo por nove semanas no primeiro lugar das paradas dos Estados Unidos, impulsionado pelos singles "Only Time Will Tell" e "Heat of the Moment", ambos bastante usados em eventos esportivos naquele país. A turnê por aquele país também foi bem sucedida, com lotação em todas as datas entre 1982 e 1983, enquanto que a MTV também mostrava bastante seus videoclipes. Foi considerado pela Billboardo álbum do ano. Downes a e...
De Astra à União Soviética
O terceiro álbum, Astra (cujo título provisório era Arcadia), não foi um sucesso comercial, ao contrário dos seus dois primeiros álbuns. Com isso, não foi planejada nenhuma turnê promocional de Astra. Mandy Meyer (da banda Krokus) forneceu à banda uma abordagem mais voltada ao hard rock. O único hit deste álbum foi o modesto single "Go". A banda retornou em estúdio em 1989 com Downes, o guitarrista Steve Lukather (do Toto) e outros músicos de estúdio, e lançaram Then & Now. Pat Thrall juntou-...
Muitos músicos participaram da banda ao longo de sua existência, especialmente durante a década de 1990, quando a banda consistia essencialmente de Geoff Downes, John Paynee um conjunto rotativo de convidados.
Álbuns de estúdio e EP
1. 1982 - Asia 2. 1983 - Alpha 3. 1985 - Astra 4. 1986 - Aurora (EP) (somente para o Japão) 5. 1992 - Aqua 6. 1994 - Aria 7. 1996 - Arena 8. 1999 - Rare 9. 2001 - Aura 10. 2004 - Silent Nation 11. 2008 - Phoenix 12. 2010 - Omega 13. 2012 - XXX 14. 2016 - Gravitas
1. 1990 - Live In Moscow 2. 1998 - Acoustic Live 3. 2001 - Asia Live - Enso Kai( gravado em 1983, com Greg Lake nos vocais ) 4. 2002 - America: Live In The USA 5. 2007 - Fantasia: Live in Tokyo 6. 2007 - Extended Versions( lançado como Asia Featuring John Payne ) 7. 2008 - Live 23 March 2008 São Paulo Brazil - Official Bootleg Band Approved( na realidade o show ocorreu em 23/03/2007 no Credicard Hall )
1. 1990 - Then & Now(com quatro novas faixas) 1. participação nas novas faixas de Downes, Wetton, Lukather, Komie, Meyer, Gorham e Palmer 1. 1996 - Archiva 1 1. participação de Downes, Payne, Howe, Pitrelli, Gorham, Glynne, Dessent, Sturgis, Glockler e Nye 1. 1996 - Archiva 2 1. participação de Downes, Payne, Pitrelli, Randall, Gorham, Glynne, Dessent, Palmer, Sturgis, Glockler, Thornton, Hayman, Nye e Jardim 1. 1999 - The Very Best of Asia (1982-1997)- Conta com sucessos de toda a carreira d...
VHS e DVD
1. 1983 - Asia In Asia(VHS) 2. 1990 - Andromeda(VHS/DVD/Laser Disc) 3. 2003 - America: Live In The USA(DVD) 4. 2004 - Asia: 20th Century Masters(DVD)