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The KISS Kruise WILL Sail Again In 2018!

With these Rock specialty themed cruises becoming more and more prevalent, I’ll be sharing the latest scoop on them as I am made aware and this little bit of news just recently came in about “The KISS Kruise”. Check it out below the striking logo and I’ll return at the close.

The Press Release:
KISS Announces The KISS KRUISE VIII Live From Stage On The Final Night Of The Sold-Out KISS Kruise VII – KISSWORLD at Sea

Atlanta, GA – America’s #1 Gold Record Award winning group of all time and iconic Rock and Roll Hall Of Famers, KISS have once again partnered up with the industry leaders in music festivals at sea, Sixthman to announce the upcoming voyage of The KISS Kruise VIII. The cruise is set to sail on Halloween October 31st 2018 on Norwegian Jade leaving out of Miami, FL.. For more information and to register for the pre-sale visit TheKissKruise.com (linked below).

The announcement comes on the heels of the recent return of the sold-out KISS Kruise VII. The KISS Kruise VII left from New Orleans, LA on Norwegian Pearl visiting Cozumel and Costa Maya, Mexico. Along the way, the KISS Navy was treated to a first-ever KISS storytellers sail away set as well as 2 full-scale KISS masked concerts in the ship’s indoor Stardust Theater. Joining the musical legends on board were Bruce and Bob Kulick, Extreme, Steel Panther, Derek St. Homes, Big Rock Show, BITERS, Led Zepagain, Hard Day’s Night, Sophie Simmons, The Dives, Jake J and the Killjoys, and Ki.

Beyond the music, 2,300 KISS fans were treated to a wide array of activities led by the band, including: “Kruise Kitchen with Paul Stanley,” “Are You Smarter Than A Rock God with Gene Simmons,” “Name That Solo with Tommy Thayer” and “Drum Off with Eric Singer.” KISS Kruisers were also able to get one to one with rock-n-roll history in the exclusive KISSWORLD Konfidential panel that featured Bruce Kulick, Bob Kulick, Big John Harte, Michael James Jackson and Lydia Criss. Throughout the sailing, the ship fully embodied KISSWORLD with historical costume displays, face painting, a full service tattoo parlor, photo opportunities with KISS memorabilia, once-in-a-lifetime chances to mingle with their favorite artists, culminating with each guest receiving a signed commemorative poster and photo with KISS.
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Alert: Public Sales Date Announced For “70000TONS OF METAL” 2018

So a couple of months ago I shared the first news about the 2018 “70000Tons Of Metal” Cruise and as I said then, it was my goal to help share the skinny on these events since so many people I know head out on them. I’m back now to share the information about the public sale of the tickets and a whole crop of additional bands who shall be joining into the high seas Metal fray. Read on.

The Press Release:
70000TONS OF METAL, The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise, has announced the Public Sales date for the February 1-5, 2018 voyage which sails from Miami / Fort Lauderdale to Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands and back.

Public Sales will begin Thursday September 21, 2017 at 12:00 PM EDT (9:00 AM PDT, and respectively 6:00 PM CEST). Only 3,000 tickets will be sold, with prices starting at USD 766.00 plus Taxes and Fees per person and includes on board accommodation, access to all shows, meals, room service, port and service charges. Sales for 70000TONS OF METAL Survivors (festival goers who have attended the event before) started on July 7, 2017 so limited tickets remain. Visit the website below before they are gone!!!


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Metal Festival At Sea! “70000TONS OF METAL”: Sales Dates & First 16 Bands

As you readers know, in addition to all of the UPCOMING TOURS that we post about in that Category, there are also a whole lot of Music Cruises to choose from and its high time to start posting the alerts and updates about the ones we find most interesting. We’ve never been on one of these but love hearing the scoop from our friends that take them so here is the first update about next years “70000Tons Of Metal”.

The Press Release:
70000TONS OF METAL, The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise, has announced ticket sales dates for Survivors and the first 16 of 60 bands to perform on board. The much-anticipated 8th edition sails from Miami/Fort Lauderdale, FL to Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands and back on February 1-5, 2018.

The first 16 bands announced are: AETERNAM, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DARK TRANQUILLITY, ENSLAVED, GOATWHORE, IN EXTREMO, INSOMNIUM, KORPIKLAANI, MESHUGGAH, NECROPHOBIC, OBSCURA, OCTOBER TIDE, RHAPSODY, SEPTICFLESH, SEPULTURA and SONATA ARCTICA.

70000TONS OF METAL GOLD Survivors (festival goers who have attended three or more times) will be able to purchase tickets starting Friday July 7, 2017 at 12PM EDT (9AM PDT, 18:00 CEST and respectively 17:00 GMT+1). SILVER Survivors (festival goers who have attended one or two times) will be able to purchase tickets starting Monday July 17, 2017 at 12PM EDT (9AM PDT, 18:00 CEST and respectively 17:00 GMT+1). The Public Sales date will be announced in the coming weeks across all @70000tons social media pages and on the official 70000TONS OF METAL website.

Ticket prices for the 2018 cruise start at USD 766.00 plus Taxes and Fees per person and include on board accommodation, access to all shows, meals, room service as well as port and service charges.


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Announcing The Craft Beer & Music Cruise aka “The Lebrewski Cruise” For 2016

Dear readers it’s time for you to insert your best Homer Simpson “mmmmmm beer” here at the revelation about the Craft Beer and Music Cruise which is also being referred to as The Lebrewski Cruise. Check out the Official Press Release about this inaugural voyage and then we can discuss a little deeper together.

Photo - Lebrewski Cruise - 2016

CRAFT BEER & MUSIC CRUISE A.K.A. THE LEBREWSKI CRUISE – THE INAUGURAL FOUR-NIGHT VOYAGE OUT OF MIAMI
MARCH 1-5, 2016 ABOARD NORWEGIAN PEARL–FEATURING COMPLIMENTARY CRAFT BEER TASTINGS, PLUS CELEBRITY BREWERS PARTICIPATING IN Q&As, MEET & GREETS AND EVENTS

The Press Release:
ON THE BLUE–a leader in music cruise charter innovation–has officially announced their new craft beer and music cruise, titled THE LEBREWSKI CRUISE, the first cruise to marry craft beers and music from around the country, sailing out of Miami aboard the Norwegian Pearl from March 1-5, 2016. Early booking discount pricing is available now to passengers that book before September 30, 2015; they will pay $499 USD per person for double-occupancy cabins (government fees, taxes, and gratuities not included). For booking and more information, visit: LebrewskiCruise.com.
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Get Ready To String Em Up With Guitar Greats On The “Axes To Anchors” Cruise In 2016

I’ve been doing these “Upcoming Tour” posts on PiercingMetal for a few years now and with so many changes to our presentations thanks to the WordPress initiative in 2014, its time to expand that section a little bit and add the occasional rocking cruise that we learn about. With that said, check out this press release about a lead guitar focused few days on the high seas. It’s the first-ever cruise that is dedicated to the guitar players so the seaworthy will be trailblazers in a sense. My fellow drummers should please find something shiny to look at for a few minutes and then I will return with some added thoughts about this excursion. Let’s go.

Tour - Axes and Anchors - 2016

The Press Release:
BREAKING BENJAMIN TO MAKE THEIR NAUTICAL DEBUT ABOARD THE AXES & ANCHORS MUSIC CRUISE SAILING FROM MIAMI ON FEBRUARY 20th – Inaugural Cruise Also Features Performances And Clinics From Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Michael Schenker, Motionless In White, Flyleaf, Thousand Foot Krutch, Alex Skolnick and Adelitas Way Among Others

(New York, NY – July 6th, 2015) – Coming off of their recent No. 1 album on the Billboard Top 200 Chart in the US with Dark Before Dawn last week, Breaking Benjamin have been confirmed to headline the inaugural Axes & Anchors music cruise. The guitar-dominated cruise departs February 20th, 2016 from Miami, Fl and sails to Key West and Nassau, Bahamas before returning on February 24th, 2016. The annoucnement marks the first time that Breaking Benjamin will perform on a music cruise. The band will be playing two live sets, host a Q&A session for fans, and hold a meet & greet for passengers along with other acitivities on the ship. Cabins (tickets) are available from the Axes & Anchors website at AxesAndAnchors.com or by calling (775) 600-2937.
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