Livia Zita

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Livia Zita
Birth name Lívia Zita Lókay
Also known as Livia Zita-Bendix, Livia Zita
Born (1984-12-21) 21 December 1984 (age 33)
Budapest, Hungary
Genres Heavy metal
Occupation(s) Musician, artist, graphic designer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2003–present
Labels Roadrunner, Metal Blade
Associated acts King Diamond, Mercyful Fate

Livia Zita (born Lívia Zita Lókay[1] on 21 December 1984 in Budapest, Hungary[2]) is a Hungarian graphic designer and rock singer, best known for her work with the Danish heavy metal band King Diamond, to which she belongs as a guest musician in studio and backing vocalist in live performances since 2003.

Thanks to her marriage with King Diamond (Kim Bendix Petersen), Zita has also contributed to Diamond's band Mercyful Fate. She regularly lives with her husband in Dallas, Texas, USA, and she's an American citizen, under her married name Livia Zita-Bendix.

She's also his business partner, and is working with him to compile old footage for two planned DVD releases of King Diamond and Mercyful Fate live performances. She also helped him make remastered editions of the King Diamond albums The Spider's Lullabye, The Graveyard, Voodoo and House of God.[3]

Among her personal projects are the design of 3D art and artistic photographs, as well as working with clay, resin, cooked goods, and many more mediums.[citation needed]

She is also very health conscious, practicing yoga and contortion.[citation needed]


With King Diamond[edit]

With Mercyful Fate[edit]

  • Evil (Single) - (2009)


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