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Joey Vera

Joey Vera
Background information
Born (1963-04-24) April 24, 1963
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

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]


  • Discography 1
    • With Armored Saint 1.1
    • as Joey Vera 1.2
    • With Fates Warning 1.3
    • With Tribe After Tribe 1.4
    • With Chroma Key 1.5
    • With Engine 1.6
    • With John Arch 1.7
    • With Seven Witches 1.8
    • With OSI 1.9
    • as A Chinese Firedrill 1.10
    • With Arch/Matheos 1.11
    • With Motor Sister 1.12
  • References 2
  • External links 3


With Armored Saint

as Joey Vera

With Fates Warning

With Tribe After Tribe

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

With Chroma Key

With Engine

With John Arch

With Seven Witches

With OSI

as A Chinese Firedrill

  • Circles (2007)

With Arch/Matheos

With Motor Sister

  • Ride (2015)


  1. ^ Metal Storm
  2. ^ Vera, Joey. "A CHINESE FIREDRILL". Retrieved 2010-04-11. 

External links

  • Official website
  • interview with Joey Vera
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