Anthrax frontman Joey Belladonna starts Journey tribute band called ‘Journey Beyond’Hipworth
Anthrax’s singer Joey Belladonna has formed a new band that’s a tribute to the band ‘Journey’ called ‘Journey Beyond.
Belladonna announced the group in a post on social media saying ”
“I am happy to announce the debut of JOURNEY BEYOND, a tribute to the legendary band JOURNEY. It is my pleasure to welcome my new band out of Nashville and we are very excited to hit the stage together.”
“Our first show is coming up this Friday, March 6 in Hopeville [sic], VA at The Beacon Theatre. We are excited to be performing a night of JOURNEY‘s timeless hits and we look forward to seeing some new fans in the crowd!”
Other members of the band are keyboardist Doug Carter, bassist Pul Arntz, guitarist Matt Basford and drummer Justin Ward.
Belladonna recalls his audition for Anthrax “I hit the mic and belted out some Journey,” he said. “I think it was ‘Lights.’ I didn’t know what the hell I was getting into in the first place. I just wanted to lay some vocals or something. Just to kinda give an idea and that’s what happened. It wasn’t really anything more than that. I just kinda belched it out.”
Anthrax’s 2013 EP entitled ‘Anthems’ EP included a cover of Journey’s “Keep on Runnin” the EP also had great covers of Rush, tore-australia”>AC/DC, Boston and Cheap Trick.
Check out Joey Belladonna belt out some Journey in this clip below: