Tag: Heat of the Moment

  • John Payne – Asia Frontman Takes the Stage at Club Madrid!

    John Payne – Asia Frontman Takes the Stage at Club Madrid!

    Asia was a fantastic supergroup that combined the best of progressive and pop-rock sounds in their 1980s heyday. An unexpected arrival in the group in the 1990s was new vocalist/bassist John Payne, who helped to take the group in a new direction, even in a time when their style of music was being overlooked and […]

  • Asia – John Payne Revisits Classic British Prog Rock!

    Asia – John Payne Revisits Classic British Prog Rock!

        Asia scored some major pop hits in the 1980s, beautifully merging the worlds of pop and prog rock. Following the departure of original bassist/vocalist John Wetton, John Payne filled the vacancy and took the band into a whole new era of musical excellence. Following Wetton’s reunion with the classic band, Payne continued to […]

  • Asia Live XXX – Superb Live Concert from Asia’s Classic Lineup!

        In the early 1980s, Asia proved to be the perfect balance of pop and prog. The supergroup combined the talents of John Wetton (King Crimson, UK), Geoffrey Downes (Yes, Buggles), Steve Howe (Yes), and Carl Palmer (Emerson Lake and Palmer, Arthur Brown), and they recorded some of the most iconic music of the […]