Joey Vera

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Joey Vera
Joey Vera (Fates Warning)3.jpg
Background information
Born (1963-04-24) April 24, 1963 (age 54)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres Heavy metal, progressive metal, power metal, thrash metal
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Bass, guitar, keyboards, vocals
Years active 1982-present
Associated acts Armored Saint, Fates Warning, Anthrax, Engine, Tribe After Tribe, Seven Witches

Joseph "Joey" Vera (born April 24, 1963) is an American heavy metal bassist who is known as a member of the heavy metal band Armored Saint and the progressive metal band Fates Warning. In 2004-2005 he replaced Frank Bello in Anthrax as the band's bassist, but did not record with them.[1] He was also a member of Engine, recorded with Tribe After Tribe, and appears on the OSI album Free. His first solo album, A Thousand Faces, was released in 1994. His current solo project, A Chinese Firedrill, released an album titled Circles in 2007.[2]


With Armored Saint[edit]

as Joey Vera[edit]

With Fates Warning[edit]

With Tribe After Tribe[edit]

  • Pearls Before Swine (1997)
  • Enchanted Entrance (2002)

With Chroma Key[edit]

With Engine[edit]

With John Arch[edit]

With Seven Witches[edit]

With OSI[edit]

as A Chinese Firedrill[edit]

  • Circles (2007)

With Arch/Matheos[edit]

With Motor Sister[edit]


  1. ^ Metal Storm
  2. ^ Vera, Joey. "A CHINESE FIREDRILL". Archived from the original on 2009-05-01. Retrieved 2010-04-11. 

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