Joey Vera is an American heavy metal bassist for heavy metal band Armored Saint. He is also a member of the progressive metal band Fates Warning. In 2004-05 he replaced Frank Bello in Anthrax as the band's touring bassist. He appears as part of the project Engine, as well as on the O.S.I. album Free. His first solo album A Thousand Faces, was released in 1994. He currently has a new solo project called A Chinese Firedrill and has released a new album titled Circles.