The Planet Z China puts out powerful accents that cut through the mix with ease. The Planet Z China puts out powerful accents that are fast, bright, and trashy. Fast decay with plenty of volume to cut through the mix. A perfect addition to any drum or percussion setup. Crafted in USA of a new nickel-silver alloy, the new Planet Z is a sonically superior cymbal in its price category and is truly worthy of bearing the Zildjian name.