John Payne became the frontman of the supergroup ASIA in 1992. ASIA extensively toured the world for the next 14 years performing new classics and old favorites. ASIA released 8 stunning studio albums and several live recordings. In 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 Featuring John Payne has been touring in North America since 2008.