ZIX - Tony Martin Announced As Guest In New Album2013-07-15
Lebanese female-fronted Heavy Metal band ZIX has announced Tony Martin (ex-BLACK SABBATH) as guest vocalist on the song "Metal Strike", which will be featured as a bonus track on the band's upcoming album, as yet untitled. Cisco 650-752
The song will also feature the legendary vocalists Blaze Bayley (ex-IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE, BLAZE), Ronny Munroe (METAL CHURCH) and Paul Di'Anno (ex-IRON MAIDEN, ex-PRAYING MANTIS, KILLERS), as well as the Lebanese singers Malek Bou Habib, Bassem Deaibess (BLAAKYUM, THE HOURGLASS...), Tony Ghanem (OSTURA), Walid Wolflust (KAOTEON, ORDUM) and Dany Deaibess. The band has also announced Habib Aoun as guest guitarist in the track. 220-801 exam
The band commented about the song: "All the guest vocalists [...] will be singing on the remake of the "Metal Strike" song, which will be included on the album as a Bonus track. This is a song that supports the oppressed metal heads in the Middle East and the support we are getting from the international Stars is overwhelming. We would like to thank them for their interest in this good cause and we will announce more guest and people who will collaborate on this track as well so stay tuned!" Cisco 000-017
As we previously reported, the band's new album will also feature drummer Kenny "Rhino" Earl (ex-MANOWAR, ANGELS OF BABYLON, HOLY FORCE...) and guitarists Jack Starr (ex-VIRGIN STEELE, JACK STARR'S BURNING STARR...), David Shankle (DAVID SHANKLE GROUP, ex-MANOWAR) and Ross The Boss (ex-MANOWAR, THE DICTATORS, DEATH DEALER...) as guest musicians.
ZIX first full length album will be produced by Bart Gabriel (SACRED STEEL, CRYSTAL VIPER, JACK STARR'S BURNING STARR). It will be mixed at the MP Studio in Poland by Mariusz Pietka (MORTICIAN, SABATON, LONEWOLF) and mastered by Maor Appelbaum (ROB HALFORD, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, LITA FORD).
The band's debut EP "The Warwhore", which was released on July 2012, is available for streaming at the band's BandCamp Page