Legendary metal maven DORO PESCH will kick off her long-awaited North American tour tonight in Tampa, Florida following an explosive performance at this year’s edition of the 70,000 Tons Of Metal cruise. This headlining run is in support of Raise Your Fist, her latest full-length album which features guest appearances by Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister and Ozzy/Firewind guitarist Gus G. Watch to a personal invitation from the Metal Queen herself to come out for the tour here: http://youtu.be/Rb7LeFjOzf4 Raise Your Fist debuted at #65 on the American Billboard Heatseekers chart the week following its October 2012 release and received an 8/10 rating in Outburn Magazine for delivering “50 minutes of expertly crafted Teutonic metal.” Advance ticket links for all dates listed below are available on DORO’s Official Facebook Page. 2/01/2013 Brass Mug – Tampa, FL 2/02/2013 The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA 2/03/2013 Empire – West Springfield, VA 2/04/2013 B.B. Kings Blues Club – New York, NY 2/05/2013 Soundstage – Baltimore, MD 2/07/2013 Mod Club – Toronto, ON 2/08/2013 Montage Music Hall – Rochester, NY 2/09/2013 Ace Of Cups – Columbus, OH 2/10/2013 Peabody’s – Cleveland, OH 2/12/2013 Token Lounge – Detroit, MI 2/13/2013 Mojoe’s – Joliet, IL 2/14/2013 Station 4 – St. Paul, MN 2/15/2013 Spicoli’s Grill And The Reverb – Waterloo, IA 2/17/2013 Moe’s – Englewood, CO 2/19/2013 El Corazon – Seattle, WA 2/20/2013 Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR 2/21/2013 Thee Parkside – San Francisco, CA 2/22/2013 House Of Blues – West Hollywood, CA 2/23/2013 Rocky Point Cantina – Tempe, AZ What the press is saying: “On her 12th solo album, German metal maiden DORO PESCH sounds more assured than ever, particularly as a songwriter on these 13 taut, Teutonic tunes.” – Revolver “…probably the classiest lady in metal.” – Outburn “Raise Your Fist is a solid outing for DORO PESCH and at this stage in the game, would expect nothing less from her. She still manages to savor that hard rock image and make it work for her and I hope she never stops doing this. I say raise your fist in the air babe, and never let it go.” – Blistering “Raise Your Fist will put a smile on all of DORO's fans faces, many years after she first appeared Heavy Metal still has plenty to give thanks to those like DORO.” – Sea Of Tranquility “There is no doubt in my mind that DORO is a pioneer in her field of music, one that does what she loves best, and gives her fans all. That’s what I call dedication. Do I recommend “Raise Your Fist”, most definitely.” – Metal Titans “Raise Your Fist is a confident, well crafted, classic metal album, which offers a slab of horn-throwing anthems, with just the right amount of sentiment. DORO heads into a new decade with another load of rock and roll ammunition in her arsenal.” – The Examiner “For a quarter century, DORO has been defying stereotypes and putting out old-school metal that never fails to recall the days when the star of heavy metal burned brightest. Time may not have been the kindest to the style of music DORO has always stood for, but it has been kind to her. The accomplishment of staying relevant in the scene for so long is not something to be taken for granted, and it's something indeed to be proud of.” – Bloody Good Horror