Anthrax’s Joey Belladonna Performs First Show with Journey Tribute Band: Watch

Journey Beyond make their debut with an 18-song set in Hopewell, Virginia

Joey Belladonna Performs with Journey Beyond
Joey Belladonna in Journey Beyond, via YouTube

    Anthrax singer Joey Belladonna performed his first show with his new Journey tribute band on Friday, playing an 18-song set at the Beacon Theatre in Hopewell, Virginia. The gig came a few days after the metal vocalist announced the formation of the outfit, which is dubbed Journey Beyond.

    Kicking off with “Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)”, Belladonna showcased his impressive range throughout the show, which also featured other Journey classics like “Wheel in the Sky”, “Any Way You Want It”, “Don’t Stop Believin'” and the set-closer “Faithfully”.

    Journey Beyond also consists of guitarist Matt Basford, bassist Paul Arntz, drummer Justin Ward, and keyboardist Doug Carter. Fan filmed video of the entire Virginia show, as well as the setlist, can be seen below.


    Prior to forming Journey Beyond, Belladonna performed classic-rock cover songs with his band Chief Big Way, playing small clubs and bars while in between Anthrax tours.

    As for Anthrax, the legendary thrash metal band is working on its follow-up to 2016’s For All Kings. The LP is tentatively due this year, although no details have been revealed yet.

    Intro/Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
    I’ll Be Alright Without You
    Girl Can’t Help It
    Who’s Crying Now
    Wheel In The Sky
    Open Arms
    Only The Young
    Ask The Lonely
    Any Way You Want It
    Send Her My Love
    Still They Ride
    Be Good To Yourself
    Lovin’, Touchin’, Squeezin’
    Oh Sherrie
    Don’t Stop Believin’
    Stone In Love