As the summer draws ever closer to its end, it only makes sense for the 2019 concert cruises to start getting announced. A popular event is the “ShipRocked Cruise” and the press release in full is just below for you to enjoy. Check it out.
The Press Release:
A spectacular music lineup has been announced for ShipRocked 2019, celebrating a decade of rock ‘n’ roll on the high seas January 26-31, 2019 onboard Carnival Valor for the first time. The greatest vacation ever will feature performances from Papa Roach, Bullet For My Valentine, I Prevail, Nothing More, Suicidal Tendencies, Sevendust, Motionless In White, and more, expanding to five days and nights, departing from Galveston, TX, with stops in Cozumel and the Yucatán in Mexico. Staterooms for ShipRocked 2019 are sold out, but a wait list is available at the link at the close.
Jacoby Shaddix of Papa Roach said, “We are so excited to join the 10th Anniversary cruise…It’s our third time on the bill and our first time headlining! You can expect a few surprises and a real rock show on the open sea – we can’t wait to see everyone taking part next year!!!”
Lajon Witherspoon from ShipRocked veterans Sevendust said, “I am so excited and so looking forward to taking part in the 10th anniversary of ShipRocked. We have met so many incredible people throughout the years that have become part of the Sevendust family. I always look forward to celebrating music and life with them at sea as well as on land. ShipRockers rule. God Bless Everyone and see you soon.”
The current music, comedy and special guest lineup for ShipRocked 2019 is as follows: Papa Roach, Bullet For My Valentine, I Prevail, Nothing More, Suicidal Tendencies, Sevendust, Motionless In White, Atreyu, 10 Years, Tremonti, Nonpoint, Monster Truck, Skindred, Wilson,’68, RavenEye, Hyro The Hero, Badflower, Them Evils, Islander, as well as a very special appearance to be announced soon.
In addition, ShipRocked’s own featured all-star band The Stowaways will include: Adrian Patrick & Ryan Patrick (Otherwise), Brian “Head” Welch (Korn), Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal, Chris Warner (former Butcher Babies), CJ Pierce (Drowning Pool), Dameon Aranda & Gabe Aranda (Aranda), Davey Suicide, David Ellefson (Megadeth), Doc Coyle (Bad Wolves), Geoff Tate, James Decker & Mixi Demner (Stitched Up Heart), Jerry Gaskill (King’s X), Joey Duenas & Jorge Duenas (Unloco), John Deservio (Black Label Society), John Tempesta (The Cult), Norwegian YouTube sensation Leo Moracchioli, Phil Buckman (Fuel), Schuylar Croom (He Is Legend), Traa & Wuv (P.O.D.), and more, plus various special guests from ShipRocked bands.
ShipRocked 2019 also welcomes comedian Brian Posehn and guest hosts Kayla Riley, Big Jay Oakerson and Ralph Sutton.
ShipRocked guests will be treated to a special advance screening of Brian “Head” Welch’s new documentary film Loud Krazy Love. View a teaser trailer for the film here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJMWeVUHSaw.
Head explains, “I am so excited to be back on ShipRocked for the 10 year anniversary and to host a special screening of my new film Loud Krazy Love. Watching the movie together with my friends in other bands and ShipRockers is going to be amazing, as they will all relate to the wild rollercoaster ride of life in the rock ’n roll world.”
ShipRocked creator and producer Alan Koenig of ASK4 Entertainment says, “Apart from being one of the most epic vacation experiences, ShipRocked is a celebration of the best live bands in rock music, regardless of generation or sub-genre. Over the last nine years we’ve been fortunate enough to have an incredibly diverse group of hard rock, alternative rock, punk and metal artists grace our stages, and our 10th anniversary sailing will be no different. We are immensely proud of the 2019 lineup and our exclusive all-star band, The Stowaways. We can’t wait for our guests to rock hard and vacation harder in January and look forward to continuing in the same tradition for another 10 years.”
Produced by ASK4 Entertainment, ShipRocked is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that provides guests with the opportunity to vacation with their favorite bands, meet new friends, and reunite with old ones year after year. In addition to unique performances and musical collaborations, ShipRocked onboard and beach activities include photo meet and greets with band members, artist hosted events and activities, crazy theme nights, after hours parties and more. Loudwire called ShipRocked “…a staple of the hard rock and metal event calendar [March 1, 2017].”
ShipRocked guests will enjoy luxury accommodations onboard the Carnival Valor throughout the vacation. Carnival Valor features multiple gourmet dining options, including Guy Fieri’s Guy’s Burger Joint, BlueIguana Cantina, Mongolian Wok, Ol’ Fashioned BBQ, and more. With 22 bars and lounges, well appointed sleeper accommodations, a tranquil spa, casino, fitness center, mini-golf, wet and wild waterslide, and multiple pools and hot-tubs, guests will have a frontier of options to choose from.
For more information on ShipRocked 2019’s Wild West 10th anniversary excursion “SRX: The Good, The Bad and The Skully,” visit the links below.
Rock Hard. Vacation Harder.
About ShipRocked: Produced by ASK4 Entertainment–a premier rock music theme cruise and destination event producer–ShipRocked is the ultimate rock music cruise vacation with unique performances and musical collaborations, providing guests with the opportunity to vacation with their favorite bands, meet new friends, and reunite with old ones year after year. The full-ship charter provides a one-of-a-kind experience for guests to have the time of their lives with thousands of like-minded friends. ShipRocked activities include photo meet and greets with band members, poolside games, artist Q&A sessions, trivia challenges, game shows, parties, contests and more. The ShipRocked Cancer Sucks! onboard charity auction has raised over $500,000 to date for innovative medical research and finding a cure for cancer.
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PiercingMetal Thoughts: Truth be told I’ve never signed onto one of these Metal and Rock themed cruises despite being very interested in a few of them. Though they might be competing adventures, I am absolutely dying to go on a “KISS Cruise” (or is it KRUIZE) and the 70,000 Tons Of Metal” since so many of those acts are right up my alley. That being said there are a number of groups performing on the upcoming 2019 ShipRocked jaunt and while I could sure use a “proper” vacation from all this Metal Media Mayhem, I don’t see it actually happening. What about you readers? Have you gone on any of the ShipRocked Cruises yet? What do you think about them and what does this announced lineup make you feel like? Please chime in down in the comments because I’d love to hear from you. Thanks as always and see you again real soon with more stuff.