Joe Mizzi is a rock singer hailing from the mediterranean island of Malta. After playing guitar and singing in various maltese bands, in 1987 he moved to Germany to team up with long time friend Gino Micallef (...of Characters fame, one of the most popular bands of all time in Malta) to join High'n'Dry, based in Cologne. The band released an album "Hands off my Toy" in 1988 and opened up for the likes of Iron Maiden, The Cross, Samson and also made an appearance at the Loreley rock festival opening for bands like Magnum, Marillion and Meatloaf. The band France and England with good response. In 1990, he formed Jay with ex-colleague Torsten Weber (guitarrist of the Berlin-based Doors of Perception, professional studio musician). The band quickly became popular regionally. In the mid-90s, back in Malta, he released his first solo CD titled "Radioedâ쳌, produced by long-time friend and producer Robert Longo (currently guitarrist of maltese band Fire) with Torsten doing the arrangements and all the guitar parts, and Gino Micallef on bass. The album was a mix of hard rock and mainstream, winning critical acclaim. Back in Germany, he recorded his first CD titled "Unrest", a return to his hard'n'heavy roots, followed by "the Zero chain" in his home studio. His third CD âœAge of Decayâ쳌 is the culmination of a yearâs work with tracks recorded in 2008/2009. The songs are performed and recorded by Joe with guest guitarists Torsten Weber, Chris Frehse and Bob (Whitestrat) Brown.
not at the moment. Used to love it, now I love to record.
Jimi Hendrix, Black Sabbath, Creed, Alter Bridge, Audioslave, Stone Sour, Slipknot, Metallica, Alice in Chains, DIO, Stone Temple Pilots...and plenty more
EPI Les Paul Studio, EPI Les Paul Standard, ESP vintage Strat, Cort 5-String bass, Vantage and Ibanez acoustics, SM57, SM58, SPB1, Vox AD30, Behringher Xenix, Tannoy, Alesis, Samplitude, Sansamp Bass Driver DI, Edirol UA5, and some more software......