Bio: John Payne became the frontman of the supergroup Asia in 1992 at the invitation of keyboardist Geoff Downs, replacing vocalist/bassist John Wetton. With John Payne fronting the band, Asia went on to release 8 stunning studio albums, and toured the world extensively for 14 years. John continues his 14 year legacy with Asia with the addition of Moni Scaria, Jay Schellen, Erik Norlander, and Jeff Kollman to the lineup. The bands latest album “Americana” is set to debut this winter.
John is also a founding member of the progressive rock band GPS, alongside legendary guitarist Guthrie Govan, and veteran drummer Jay Schellen.