Rock and metal cruises are coming back post-lockdown. Monsters Of Rock Cruise 2022 will set sail February 9-14 Miami, Florida aboard Royal Caribbean’s Freedom Of The Seas ship, visiting Cococay, Bahamas, and Lababdee Island. The all-star lineup features Alice Cooper and over 35 Artists including Queensrÿche, Cinderella’s Tom Keifer, Skid Row, Lit, L.A. Guns, Kix, Winger, Michael Monroe, Great White, H.E.A.T, Loudness, Pat Travers, Y&T, and many more. Hosted by Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson, Jim Florentine, Keith Roth, Lüc Carl, Nikki Blakk, Izzy and Brian, Metal Dj Will, and Ginger Fish. The public on-sale begins today, at the link below.
The Monsters of Rock Cruisewill be setting sail for the Bahamas this April 18-22 2015 aboard the MSC Divina, the four-day-and-night cruise celebrating the original legendary Castle Donington music festival held in England in 1980, will showcase Heavy Metal and Hard Rock music icons, including artists on the original festival bill.
This year’s cruise itinerary is kicked off by a two-night pre-party event at Miami’s Magic City Casino on April 15, featuring performances by Queensryche and Lillian Axe, and April 17, featuring performances by Stryper, Tyketto, Gabbie Rae and a special surprise guest artist.
Tesla Europe Night Ranger Tom Keifer of Cinderella Extreme KIX Queensryche Krokus The Winery Dogs Stryper Lita Ford Black Star Riders Y&T Zebra Black ’N Blue Faster Pussycat Honeymoon Suite Tyketto Keel John Corabi Kip Winger Michael Sweet Richie Kotzen Mike Tramp Joel Hoekstra Derek St. Holmes Ron Keel Leatherwolf Babylon AD Bang Tango Heavens Edge Frank Hannon Band Lillian Axe Rhino Bucket Pamela Moore Gabbie Rae Atomic Punks AJ’s Bravehearts
In addition, Eddie Trunk, host of VH1’s That Metal Show and “The Trunk Nation” on Sirius XM, is returning this year as Master of Ceremony. Eddie will be assisted by an all-star lineup of personalities including Luc Carl from XM’s Hair Nation, Nikki Blakk from 107.7 FM’s “The Bone,” Keith Roth, host on Sirius XM’s Hair Nation/Boneyard, Don Jamieson, comedian, co-host of VH1’s That Metal Show; Craig Gass, comedian/actor from Howard Stern’s channel on Sirius XM and DJ Will, music supervisor of VH1’s “That Metal Show,” In addition, this year’s cruise will feature a “Monster” version of the world famous Cathouse nightclub, complete with original proprietorsTaime DowneofFaster PussycatandRiki Rachtmanof MTV’s Headbangers Ball.
Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett (aka Kirk Von Hammett) will be throwing the second installment of his annual Fear FestEvil horror convention at the RockBar Theater in San Jose, CA on April 11-12, 2015, with Meshuggah, Agnostic Front, Orchid, Blues Pills (North American debut), High On Fire and Asada Messiah performing.
SiriusXM’s Liquid Metal host José Mangin and Nikki Blakk of Bay Area rock station 107.7 The Bone will preside over the musical mayhem at the RockBar, where another exhibit of some of the finest pieces in any modern collection of horror memorabilia will be on display.
“It has always been my intention that Fear FestEvil events carry both the weird and the loud,” states Kirk Hammett, “and what better way to achieve another extension of what we want to do than eat dinner in a haunted house while solving criminal acts before a weekend of super kick-ass music?!”
For details and ticket information on this unique event, visit FearFestEvil.com.