Parkway Drive Announced As Co-Headliner For ShipRocked 2023


Returning to the USA for the first time since 2019, Parkway Drive has been announced as the Co-Headliner for ShipRocked 2023! They join Falling In Reverse atop a bill that includes Nothing More, Skillet, Suicidal Tendencies, Motionless In White, grandson, Ayron Jones, and over a dozen others. The January 22-28, 2023 sailing on Carnival Magic will feature Parkway Drive’s first American performance since spring of 2019.

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Avatar Postpones Remainder of Current Tour Due to COVID-19


Sad news as Swedish metallers Avatar have postponed their current North American tour and run of festival dates due frontman Johannes Eckerstrom contracting COVID-19. The band made the announcement over social media and they are planning to make up the dates in early 2022, when they are back in the states for the Shiprocked music cruise.

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ShipRocked Cruise Rescheduled For 2022


After last week’s sad news that ShipRocked 2021 had been canceled, the King of the music cruises has been rescheduled for January 22-27, 2022, on Carnival Breeze from Galveston, Texas. The trek will make stops in Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico. The cruises announced that limited staterooms are still available, for the voyage that sells out every year, five years running. Look for the 2022 ShipRocked band lineup and additional details to be announced in the coming months at the link below. Guests booked for ShipRocked 2021–previously slated to sail in May 2021–have the opportunity to transfer their reservations to 2022, and those that do so will receive a $300 per stateroom onboard credit. For those unavailable for the new itinerary, cancellation and refund information can be found here:

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PODCAST: Episode 8 – Nonpoint’s Elias Soriano Talks About “X” Album


Ghost Cult caught up with Nonpoint frontman Elias Soriano to discuss the bands’ recent album X, out now on Spinefarm Records. In addition to the new album, Elias shared details with us about lyrical themes, their prolific output as a group, the history of the band, his special relationship with the fans and much more! Catch the band on tour all through 2019. Continue reading


Megadeth Is Launching “The MegaCruise” In 2019


Megadeth is joining 70000 Tons of Metal, KISS, Shiprocked, Cruise To Edge and others with their own cruise. The band launched a mailing list signup and social media networks promoting the TheMegaCruise, sailing in the Pacific in 2019. No other information is available yet. Typically major cruise lines sail out of ports like Los Angeles, San Diego or Seattle, and travel to Mexico, South America or north to Canada or Alaska. Links to signup are below. Megadeth is celebrating 35 years as a band in 2018 and is working on a new album for release in 2019.Continue reading


Papa Roach, Bullet For My Valentine, I Prevail, Nothing More, Suicidal Tendencies, Sevendust And More Booked For ShipRocked 2019


ShipRocked is one of the great music cruise experience around, and the 2019 lineup ha just been announced. Jam-packed with talent, the lineup features Papa Roach, Bullet For My Valentine, I Prevail, Nothing More, Suicidal Tendencies, Sevendust, comedian Brian Posehn and more. Celebrating 10 Years and expanded to five days total, ShipRocked 2019 sets sail January 26-31, 2019 onboard Carnival Valor departing from Galveston, Texas, with stops in Cozumel and The Yucatan in Mexico. Staterooms for ShipRocked 2019 are sold out, but a wait list is available at the links below.Continue reading


Black Label Society – Corrosion of Conformity – EyeHateGod At House Of Blues Chicago


The brotherhood of the Almighty Black Label Society brought its POWAH and PAIN to the Chicago chapter in the Grimmest of ways on January 3rd 2018. Loud and Proud is how Zakk Wylde does it to kick off the New Year on an ice-filled, frozen city kind of evening. With Zakk embarking tours supporting Book of Shadows II (eOne), Zakk Sabbath, and of course performing with Ozzy it’s been over 2 years since BLS has taken the Blessed Hellride. The family of the House of Blues Chicago BLS DOOM crew came out in droves and packed the hall to the limit on a sub-zero night in Chicago. The house wasn’t heating up inside, it was burning up! The anticipation of the crowd was insurmountable – ready to rock with Father Zakk and the crew once again.Continue reading


ShipRocked 2018 Is Sold Out, The Stowaways All-Star Band Adds More Legends


ShipRocked, the best hard rock music cruise in the world, has announced it is totally sold out for 2018. There is a popular waiting list for the cruise, and Ghost Cult has the details below how to a sign-up. Sailing from January 21-25, 2018 onboard the Carnival Liberty from Port Canaveral, Florida to Nassau & Half Moon Cay In The Bahamas, the 2018 edition of ShipRocked features Stone Sour, Seether, In This Moment, Black Label Society and more! Continue reading


Going D.I.Y. – Jesse Hasek of 10 Years


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10 Years at ShipRocked, by Rick Triana

 

Jesse Hasek of 10 Years chats with Rick Triana of Ghost Cult Magazine on ShipRocked 2016. They discussed being ShipRocked veterans, 10 Years live performances, other bands on the cruise, Helmet, their upcoming US Tour with P.O.D., influences, and much more.

 

 

 

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Audio: Personality/Podcaster Ralph Sutton Guests On The Jasta Show Podcast


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Ralph Sutton (Tour Bus Radio) is the latest guest on The Jasta Show Podcast. Hosted by Jamey Jasta of Hatebreed, you can here the latest episode at this link or below:

https://soundcloud.com/jameyjasta/episode-160-ralph-sutton