The undisputed queen of metal DORO hosted the first metal drive-in show last week! Hundreds of her fans celebrated her famous hits including ‘Für Immer’, ‘Love Me In Black’ and ‘All For Metal’. During the ‘All We Are’ encore, she climbed down from the stage and sang for fans at their cars whilst they flashed their lights and honked their horns.
DORO comments: “Over the last few weeks I’ve really missed my fans and also my band. The drive-in show has been a real unique experience and career highlight for me. It feels great to rock out together again. Hopefully, we can soon enjoy normal shows again as well.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PpHjFzx8-I&w=560&h=315]
One and a half years after the release of her extremely successful double album Forever Warriors, Forever United, DORO has already started working on material for a new album.
Since February, I’ve been back in the studio in the USA. There are some pretty awesome things happening in these writing sessions”, DORO reveals. But fans will be pleased to hear that they don’t have to wait for the album release to hear some of the new music DORO has been working on as she plans to release her new single, Brickwall’ digitally on June 26th 2020 and on vinyl on July 31st 2020.
“Brickwall is a harbinger for the upcoming album that will be released in 2021”, DORO explains. “I want to give my fans a taste of what it’s going to be like – and the song also fits quite well with these dark times.
The lyrics are about unbreakable, unconditional love for a person in deep trouble. Even though it isn’t always easy to deal with that person, you still do everything to support them and get through the dark times side by side – even if you literally have to tear down walls.”
Brickwall’ was recorded in Hamburg with Andreas Bruhn (Ex-The Sisters Of Mercy) and will also be available on gold and silver 7″ vinyl, limited to 300 copies each.
“The b-side will feature a great live version of ‘Soldier Of Metal'”, DORO promises. “The song was recorded during our recent Forever Warriors tour in winter, where the song was celebrated by the fans every single evening. It’s supposed to help fans remember the feeling of a live show and raise anticipation for the next tour, that can hopefully start this autumn.”