Zippo - Maktub is the third studio album by the Italian stoner rock band Zippo. It was released on April 1, 2011 by Subsound Records. The album is a concept album based on the novel The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho.
The album's title track, "Maktub", is an Arabic word that means "it is written". This concept is central to the novel The Alchemist, which tells the story of a young shepherd named Santiago who sets out on a journey to find his Personal Legend, or destiny.
The album's music is a mix of stoner rock, psychedelic rock, and progressive rock. It is characterized by its heavy guitars, driving rhythms, and atmospheric soundscapes. The album's lyrics are often cryptic and symbolic, reflecting the themes of the novel The Alchemist.
|Sub-Genre: Doom / Post-metal / Progressive.|
|Catalog No: SSR019.|