August 3 2018 at Wacken Open Air, Doro Pesch was inducted into the Hall of Heavy Metal History, watch induction Speech and Ceremony
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Doro Pesch, affectionately referred to as "The Metal Queen," by industry and fans alike, will be Inducted into The Hall of Heavy Metal History in 2018. The Ceremony will take place August 3, 2018, on-stage at Wacken Open Air, the world's largest Heavy Metal festival.
“What an honor to be inducted into the Hall of Heavy Metal History," says Doro Pesch. "I am so excited!! What makes this induction even more special, is the fact that it takes place in front of 80.000 Metal maniacs right after our 35 Year Anniversary Show at the world famous Wacken Open Air in my home country of Germany!”
"We are so proud to join with Wacken Open Air to Induct Doro Pesch into the Hall of Heavy Metal History," says Pat Gesualdo, Founder/CEO of The Hall of Heavy Metal History. "Doro has been working non-stop for decades to ensure that metal music continues to thrive for future generations."
“We are very happy to have this very special ceremony with Doro on our stage," says Thomas Jensen, one of the Wacken Open Air promoters.
About Wacken Open Air
Wacken Open Air (W:O:A), is the world's largest Heavy Metal music festival. Over 80,000 metal fans attend the Annual event. It takes place in the village of Wacken, in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. The festival was first held in 1990 as a small event for local German bands with about 800 fans. W:O:A is usually held at the beginning of August and lasts four days.
About The Hall of Heavy Metal History
The Hall of Heavy Metal History is a non-profit organization dedicated to enshrining forever, those Iconic musicians and music industry executives who are responsible for making Hard Rock and Heavy Metal music what it is today. Their contribution to the genre is invaluable, and they keep inspiring Heavy Metal fans throughout the world, from generation to generation.
The Hall of Heavy Metal History does an Annual Celebrity Benefit Gala in January, in Anaheim CA. The Hall also has does a European annual on-stage Induction Ceremony at Wacken Open Air, the world's largest heavy metal music festival. The Hall of Heavy Metal History is part of the non-profit organization D.A.D. (Drums and Disabilities).
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