RE: Asia and Magnum
Posted by: Eric Abrahamsen ()
Date: January 07, 2001 12:09AM

Payne is a terrible vocalist and Asia's material has been sub par for years. Paynes addition to the group has not helped matters, and I have not missed the band. Wetton on the other hand has talent to do wonderful things and I thought he was getting close with the reformation of UK an couple years ago, but that fell apart. "Battle Lines" just sounded to much like Asia. A guy with credentials like King Crimson, Uriah Heep, and UK can do better. Has anyone heard the work he did prior to Asia as vocalist for the French Prog group- Atoll?? Amazing stuff.

"Kingdom Of Madness" is one of the best UK AOR/Prog albums of any decade, and again I agree, after "The Eleventh Hour" things got a bit strange for Magnum. The early albums though are gems, and Magnum- IMHO ranks right up there with Kansas and Styx, and should have had equal sucsess.

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BOB CATLEY OR JOHN PAYNE ( who's in your heart ) ? 251 Melodic Lover ( SPAIN) 01/06/2001 12:51PM
RE: BOB CATLEY OR JOHN PAYNE ( who's in your heart 140 Mister Pomp 01/06/2001 06:58PM
RE: Asia and Magnum136 Eric Abrahamsen 01/07/2001 12:09AM
RE: Asia and Magnum 142 Mister Pomp 01/07/2001 12:59AM
Hey! John Payne's an amazing singer! 161 koogles 01/07/2001 01:13AM
RE: Hey! John Payne's an amazing singer! 162 Mister Pomp 01/07/2001 05:05AM
RE: Hey! John Payne's an amazing singer! 133 Eric Abrahamsen 01/07/2001 05:37AM
RE: Hey! John Payne's an amazing singer! 141 koogles 01/07/2001 05:58AM
RE: Hey! John Payne's an amazing singer! 152 Eric Abrahamsen 01/07/2001 06:43AM
If it's any consolation... 143 koogles 01/07/2001 08:55AM
I can now go public about the new Asia album... 141 Mister Pomp 01/07/2001 07:17PM
Bands whose album titles grow tiresome 176 koogles 01/08/2001 12:38AM
RE: Bands whose album titles grow tiresome 155 Mister Pomp 01/08/2001 01:18AM
hahaha , nice try Mister Pomp , PATHETICAL !!! 175 Melodic Lover ( SPAIN) 01/08/2001 03:54AM
RE: hahaha , nice try Mister Pomp , PATHETICAL !!! 157 Mister Pomp 01/08/2001 06:58AM
RE: Go on with your life ... MR pomp !!! 166 Melodic Lover ( SPAIN) 01/08/2001 08:07AM
RE: Go on with your life ... MR pomp !!! 158Alex01/08/2001 10:00AM
RE: Come back to school , it/s getting late ALEX ! 135 Melodic Lover ( SPAIN) 01/08/2001 10:47AM
RE: Come back to school , it/s getting late ALEX ! 146Alex01/09/2001 03:03AM
RE: Wellcome to hell , MR English mann !!!!!!! 173 Melodic Lover ( SPAIN) 01/09/2001 07:42AM
Behave yourself! 139 Mister Pomp 01/07/2001 07:22PM
RE: Hey! John Payne's an amazing singer! 160 Ron (Holland) 01/08/2001 02:30AM
RE: BOB CATLEY OR JOHN PAYNE ( who's in your heart 151 Francesco 01/06/2001 07:54PM
RE:Sorry folks , you/re the ones out of tune !!!!! 144 Melodic Lover ( SPAIN) 01/07/2001 02:33AM
Fave singers... 161 Mister Pomp 01/07/2001 05:13AM
bollocks 146 Mister Pomp 01/07/2001 05:16AM
RE: Fave singers... 121 koogles 01/07/2001 05:32AM
RE: COOL Koogs , that/s a man with good taste !! 151 Melodic Lover ( SPAIN) 01/07/2001 06:09AM
Now you're joking? 129 Mister Pomp 01/07/2001 07:23PM
RE: Fave singers... 155 Lil Al 01/07/2001 09:01AM
No Mark free???? 123 chris 01/07/2001 12:02PM
Probably 160 Mister Pomp 01/07/2001 07:12PM
I'm lost for words 152Chris01/08/2001 12:06PM
Hmm 141 Chris 01/08/2001 12:07PM
RE: Fave singers... 135 Ron (Holland) 01/08/2001 02:51AM
RE: Fave singers... 138 Mister Pomp 01/08/2001 04:17AM
RE: Fave singers... 128 Ron (Holland) 01/08/2001 04:40AM
RE: Fave singers... 183 Mister Pomp 01/08/2001 06:48AM
RE: Fave singers... 148 Chris 01/08/2001 12:12PM
Vanity,??? 162 Ron (Holland) 01/09/2001 05:59AM
John Payne 128 RAMMY 01/07/2001 09:45PM
John Payne appears to be... 138 koogles 01/08/2001 01:15AM
He's no worse than, say, Robert Tepper 164 koogles 01/08/2001 01:19AM
Oh that's nasty ... 164 Mister Pomp 01/08/2001 07:01AM
John Payne has an coarse operatic style... 160 koogles 01/08/2001 11:07AM
RE: John Payne has an coarse operatic style... 153 Mister Pomp 01/08/2001 05:33PM
RE: Thanks RAMMY , you/ve surprised me !! 157 Melodic Lover ( SPAIN) 01/08/2001 04:52AM


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