DORO: 'Warrior Soul' North American Release Date Announced

Locomotive Records has set a May 23 North American release date for the new DORO album, entitled "Warrior Soul". The album was created in Switzerland, Tennessee, New York and Germany; and inspired by her first feature film role earlier this year in Luke Gasser's "Anuk - The Warrior's Way". The sound returns Doro to the ways of her first band, WARLOCK, which she fronted to forever change the face of modern metal music. It stands in perfect contrast to her last opus, 2004's "Classic Diamonds", in which she stretched out to perform decidedly non-metal ballads and mid-tempo rockers with a symphony orchestra. Here — with bassist Nick Douglas, guitarist Joe Taylor, keyboardist Oliver Palotai and drummer Johnny DeeDoro is back to major league metal form, hard-charging through 12 tracks in a beefy 54:10.

Doro, thoughout her life, has always been a warrior, a fighter, from the time she was a kid growing up in Dusseldorf, Germany, battling pulmonary tuberculosis, to the time she first started writing and performing, bucking the odds as a woman in a man's world of metal. That world has now drastically changed, and a generation of gutsy independent female metalfolk have her to thank. "Warrior Soul" continues the evolution of not only this particular artist, but state-of-the-art 2006 heavy metal.

"Warrior Soul" track listing

01. You're My Family
02. Haunted Heart
03. Strangers Yesterday
04. Thunderspell
05. Warrior Soul
06. Heaven I See
07. Creep Into My Brain
08. Above The Ashes
09. My Majesty
10. In Liebe Und Freundschaft
11. Ungebrochen
12. Shine On

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