Doro Pesch was the charismatic frontwoman of the '80s German metal band Warlock. With power and confidence that were rare at the time, Pesch, the first woman to front a band at the 1986 Monsters of Rock festival, possessed a stirring, sometimes animalistic wail. Warlock split in 1987, two years after releasing its final, and perhaps best, album, Triumph and Agony. Since then, Pesch has embarked on a successful career making music with a band called, naturally, Doro, beginning with the 1989 release Force Majeure. Last year, Pesch and company put out Raise Your Fist. With the recent return of classic metal as a touchstone for modern bands, Doro Pesch is finally starting to get her proper due as one of the singular voices of heavy metal.
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