Collaborations: Beast (1981); Die Krupps (1997); Powergod (2001); Mägo de
Oz (2001, 2006); Motörhead (2001, 2011); U.D.O. (2002, 2012); Killer (2003); Destruction
(2005); Dezperadoz (2006); Twister Sister (2006); After Forever (2007); Saxon
(2007); Tarja (2008); Axxis (2009); Dio Disciples (2011); Girlschool (2011);
Grave Digger (2011); Krypteria (2011); Sister Sin (2011); Tankard (2012); Liv
Kristine (2014); Angra (2015); Amon Amarth (2016)
Curiosities: ♦ Doro started her career in garage bands in native Düsseldorf underground
scene and achieved media visibility and some commercial success with Warlock in
♦ In the 1980s the presence of women in rock, and in particular in heavy
metal bands, was usually considered by press and fans more for glamour and
sexual exploitation than for the musicianship showed. Doro Pesch was one of the
few exceptions; her qualities as vocalist and songwriter in Warlock, her
commitment in promoting their music and her avoidance of posturing as a sex
symbol won the respect of a solid fan base in the expanding European metal
scene of that period.
♦ Both fans, press and internet community often referred to Doro with the
moniker Metal Queen, to show their respect and deference for the uninterrupted
career of the German singer on the heavy metal scene.
♦ Her career and commitment are held in high esteem by the new generation
of female heavy metal singers.
♦ Doro is also known for her duets performed both live and in studio with
other singers and musicians of the metal scene, whom she has befriended in her
Personal life: ♦ Doro Pesch has always been very reserved and careful in protecting her privacy
off-stage. She consciously renounced a family and children in order to dedicate
all of her time to her musical career and her fans.
♦ Doro is vegan. Her stage clothes are handmade,
following models she designs and using synthetic materials which imitate
leather after the singer’s adhesion to PETA. She also supports the no-profit
organization Terre des Femmes, which helps women and girls in need all over the
world. Doro has been a trained Thai boxer, a sport that she started practicing
in 1995. She still enjoys graphic arts and painting in her limited free time.
edit I really appreciate all your support online, and would super appreciate it if you could support the book with your money as well, if you can! I’ve unfortunately been catching posts here and there about people planning to scan and download illegally. This directly affects what I earn on the back end, and I’ve been working my butt off, so it just makes me super sad, knowing that I can’t stop it. But if you can afford to buy it and preorder, please do! <3
I really couldn’t wait till’ morning to draw Danny in the AU (which honestly needs a name but I’m sure it’ll come to me eventually) bc I wanted to share something other then shitty photo’s of sketches taken by my phone so this happened.
A few reasons why he looks the way he does under the cut: