This year Asia is touring the United States celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the start of the group. The band's initial self titled album has been come a classic example of the progressive-rock genre, still very popular on the radio.
Asia has been very successful in the United States. Every tour date of the groups original world tour in 1982-3 sold out throughout the country. In addition, singles dating back to Asia's self-titled debut album still receive extensive radio play in the US.