It's a night of 80's metal this Thursday (May 9) with Metal Church and Doro at The Chance in Poughkeepsie . Doors at 6pm.
Thrash metal legends Metal Church formed out of San Francisco, California in 1980 and relocated to Aberdeen, Washington. Their debut album was released in 1984. In 2015, Metal Church announced on their official facebook page that they would be reuniting with singer Mike Howe (Howe played with the band on the successful 1989 release Blessing in Disguise featuring the single "Badlands"). The band released the album XI in 2016 via Rat Pak Records. Guitarist and founding Metal Church member Kurt Vanderhoof said, "Sometimes I still can't believe it myself, No one would have ever thought Mike would return after his departure almost 2 decades ago." A new albumDamned If You Dowas released last year. “The Queen of Metal” Doro Pesch will be performing with her band Doro. Doro Pesch is from Germany and the former singer of the band Warlock. The band achieved success in the 80’s with the 1987 album Triumph and Agony and the song “All We Are” which was played on radio and also featured on MTV’s Headbanger’s Ball.
Tickets for Metal Church and Doro with special guests: Images of Eden and Dark After Dawn are on sale and available through ticketweb.com and the Chance box office at 845-471-1977.
Photo credit: Nuclear Blast Records