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Today is the day! Forever Warriors, Forever United, the new studio album of metal queen DORO, is being released today. This is DORO‘s 20th album – and it’s arriving just in time for her 35th live stage anniversary! And yet it’s not just these two great anniversaries that make Forever Warriors, Forever United a truly extraordinary album. It’s also not just the fact that the metal queen is releasing her very first double album.

No, Forever Warriors, Forever United is so special because DORO presents 25 brand new hot tracks that all have one thing in common; an incredible variety and stylistic range, paired with the highest quality. There is simply no weak song on this album – it‘s “all killer, no filler!”

On Forever Warriors, Forever United, DORO delivers a musical firecracker with an unbelievable amount of hits. From stadium anthems to ballads, from heavy metal to classical – the queen of rock & metal proves beyond doubt on this double album that she rules all facets within the rock genre (and far beyond)! And: Forever Warriors, Forever United is also more than just a double album – it‘s actually two new DORO albums in one!

On Forever Warriors, DORO presents herself as a wild warrior. Listen to the tracks “Bastardos,” “Blood,” “Sweat And Rock’n’Roll,” the first single “All For Metal” as well as “If I Can’t Have You, No One Will,” the duet with AMON AMARTH bellower Johan Hegg. This song contains brute force that will hit you right in the face. You have never heard DORO like this before!

Forever United captivates with the emotional side of DORO, which of course focuses on topics such as friendship, love and deep connections. Examples are the Lemmy anthem “Living Life To The Fullest,” “Heartbroken,” “Lift Me Up” and the brandnew single “It Cuts So Deep,” with which DORO has succeeded in producing even more great songs!
Watch the new video for it, below:

“We have toured very intensively over the past few years, gathering so many impressions along the way and meeting so many great people. That really inspired me,” explains DORO. “The songs and ideas literally flooded our minds and this also didn‘t stop in the studio. From over 50 song ideas we quickly had 14 songs for an album, then suddenly 20 and in the end it was 24. Then I decided to also record one more in our last studio week: ‘Caruso’.”

Consequently, DORO presents their fans with Forever Warriors, Forever United two new albums in a double package – with 19 regular tracks and six bonus songs that are full of great surprises.

The kick-off to this unique songwriting marathon was the track “Living Life To The Fullest” in January 2016. DORO“I was on the plane on my way to Lemmy’s funeral, when the melody and the lyrics came to my mind. Lemmy was always incredibly important to me. Then it just went on always with the same procedure; as soon as a song idea came to maturity, I went into the studio – between all the gigs and tours – to capture the fresh wind and live energy of the songs.”

The album includes the MOTÖRHEAD cover “Lost In The Ozone,” in honour of Lemmy, as well as ‘”on’t Break My Heart Again,” an outstanding cover version of the WHITESNAKE hit. Doro: “I have a very deep personal connection to ‘Lost in The Ozone‘ and WHITESNAKE have always been one of my absolute favorites. That’s also why my first ever band was called SNAKEBITE!

A hymn like “All We Are,” a German ballad like “Für Immer” and a former WARLOCK guitarist… with Forever Warriors, Forever United, DORO has a new mega-album under her belt which shows the rock queen in all of her countless, wonderful, varied facets. This album is another milestone in DORO‘s great career.

The album will be available in the following formats:
DIGI Slipcase (Forever Warriors + »Forever United«)
2LP (black (Forever Warriors in gatefold)
2LP (black (Forever Warriors in gatefold)
Media Markt/Saturn ONLY 2LP (red (Forever Warriors ) in gatefold)
Media Markt/Saturn ONLY 2LP (blue (Forever Warriors ) in gatefold)
NB MAILORDER ONLY 2LP+2CD (framed gold vinyl)
Retail BOX (incl. 2 Digipaks, 2x2LP (1.violet/2.green) in gatefold, 2 poster flags, pin, plectrum)
NB MAILORDER ONLY BOX (incl. 2 Digipaks, 2x2LP (silver) in gatefold, 2 poster flags, pin, plectrum + signed photo card & bag)

Track lists:
Forever Warriors

01. All For Metal
02. Bastardos
03. If I Can’t Have You – No One Will
04. Soldier Of Metal
05. Turn It Up
06. Blood, Sweat And Rock ‘n’ Roll
07. Don’t Break My Heart Again
08. Love’s Gone To Hell
09. Freunde Fürs Leben
10. Backstage To Heaven
Bonus songs:
11. Be Strong
12. Black Ballad
13. Bring My Hero Back Home Again

Forever United
01. Résistance
02. Lift Me Up
03. Heartbroken
04. It Cuts So Deep
05. Love Is A Sin
06. Living Life To The Fullest
07. 1000 Years
08. Fight Through The Fire
09. Lost In The Ozone
Bonus songs:
10. Caruso
11. Tra Como E Coriovallum (instrumental)
12. Metal Is My Alcohol

Order your copy, here: http://nblast.de/DoroForeverWarriors

DORO live:
Festival shows 2018:
17.08.              D         Dinkelsbühl – Summer Breeze
31.08.              D         Dormagen – Zons rockt
01.09.              D         Hartenholm – Werner Rennen
14. – 21.10.     E          Mallorca – Full Metal Holiday

In November, DORO announces to support SAXON as special guest on their Thunderbolt Tour Pt. 3 – 2018 at 3 shows in UK this November:
w/ WAYWARD SONS
08.11.              UK       Bath – Forum
10.11.              UK       Nottingham – Royal Concert Hall
11.11.              UK       Newcastle – City Hall

After the SAXON sspecial guest shows, DORO will head on the second part of the upcoming European tour, celebrating the band’s 35th anniversary as well as the upcoming release of the double album Forever Warriors, Forever United! DORO, who will also announce some more worldwide dates soon, will return to Germany and Austria in November 2018, followed by countless shows throughout Europe in March 2019. Check these dates:

»European Tour 2018/19«
w/ Special Guests
– presented by: Metal Hammer, Radio Bob, Slam Magazine, Musix, Metaltix, Rock Antenne
2018
16.11.              D         Bremen – Aladin
17.11.              D         Hamburg – Große Freiheit 36
18.11.              D         Berlin – Astra Kulturhaus
20.11.              D         Görlitz – Kulturbrauerei
21.11.              A         Vienna – Simm City
23.11.              D         Memmingen – Kaminwerk
24.11.              D         Stuttgart – Im Wizemann
25.11.              D         Saarbrücken – Garage
27.11.              D         Frankfurt – Batschkapp
28.11.              D         Erfurt – Stadtgarten
30.11.              D         Cologne – Live Music Hall
01.12.              D         Bochum – Zeche
2019
08.03.              B          Kortrijk – De Kreun
09.03.              F          Strasbourg – La Laiterie
10.03.              F          Vauréal – Le Forum
12.03.              UK       Manchester – Rebellion
13.03.              UK       London – Camden Underworld
15.03.              E          Pamplona – Totem
16.03.              E          Madrid – Mon
17.03.              E          Barcelona – Razzmatazz 2
20.03.              CH       Solothurn – Kulturfabrik Kofmehl
22.03.              D         Munich – Backstage
23.03.              D         Nuremberg – Löwensaal
24.03.              D         Speyer – Halle 101
More worldwide live dates to be announced soon!

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Raymond Melendez is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief for Local San Diego Metal website sdmetal.com. Besides Heavy Metal music, Raymond is also a movie buff and Craft Beer enthusiast. Which is why he is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Popular Movie Review website 'MovieFloss.com' and Co-Founder of Craft Beer website 'BeerAlien.com'.