Additional details have been announced for ShipRocked 2016–the Ultimate Rock ‘N’ Roll Cruise–sailing January 18-22, 2016 roundtrip from Miami , Florida to Costa Maya, Mexico onboard Norwegian Pearl. As previously announced, staterooms for the seventh ShipRocked–fueled by Monster Energy and sponsored by Budweiser–sold out in June. Visit www.ShipRocked.com for waiting list opportunities.
Red Sun Rising, The Glorious Sons, Stitched Up Heart, Biters, The Standstills, and Doll Skin have joined the star-studded rock band lineup which already includes headliners Five Finger Death Punch, along with Seether, Halestorm, Hellyeah, and more. The complete ShipRocked band lineup is as follows: Five Finger Death Punch, Seether, Halestorm, Hellyeah, 10 Years, Nonpoint, Helmet, We Are Harlot, Red Sun Rising, Like A Storm, Avatar, Islander, ’68, The Glorious Sons, Stitched Up Heart, Children 18:3, The Dead Deads, Biters, The Standstills, Doll Skin, plus ‘80s cover band Rubix Kube, DJ Lippy Rage and more.
In addition, The Stowaways–a ShipRocked all-star band–will feature David Ellefson (Megadeth); Marcos Curiel and Wuv Bernardo (P.O.D.); John Tempesta (The Cult, Motor Sister); Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (Bumblefoot, Guns N’ Roses); Ben Moody, Lukas Rossi, Josh Newell, and Miles McPherson (The Halo Method); Carly Smithson (We Are The Fallen); Dave Buckner (ex-Papa Roach); Oli Herbert (All That Remains); Joey Duenas (Anew Revolution, ex-Unloco); and various special guests.
ShipRocked guests will also have the opportunity to be a part of the live audience for nightly tapings of The S.D.R. Show with Ralph Sutton and a slew of band guests.
Those who arrive in Miami the night before the cruise are invited to kick off the festivities at the Official ShipRocked 2016 Pre-Party, Sunday, January 17 at The Clevelander in Miami’s iconic South Beach. The evening starts at 8pm and will feature contests and giveaways as well as live music from The Dead Deads and Lukas Rossi, plus a special acoustic performance by a surprise guest. The Pre-Party is only open to ShipRocked 2016 guests. For full details, visit:
A highlight of this year’s ShipRocked will be the optional Fiesta la Playa Beach Excursion for guests in Costa Maya, Mexico on Wednesday, January 20. Guests will relax on a private beach with open bar, a free lunch buffet, and free WiFi. DJ Lippy Rage will provide the soundtrack and guests will have the chance to compete in a wet and wild Beach Wars. For more information and to purchase this excursion, visit http://www.shiprocked.com/experience/beach-excursion-info/.
Activities and theme nights are an important part of the ShipRocked experience. Artist-hosted events and other interactive activities will be announced soon at http://www.shiprocked.com/experience/activities/.
Theme nights are a fun way to dress up and get to know other guests. The 2016 ShipRocked theme nights are as follows:
Monday: Luck O’ The Survivors
Tuesday: Totally Boob Tubular
Wednesday: Seven Deadly Sins
Thursday: No Sleep Till ShipRocked
For more details, visit: http://www.shiprocked.com/experience/theme-nights/.
Produced by ASK4 Entertainment, ShipRocked is a once-in-a-lifetime experience with unique performances and musical collaborations that provides guests with the opportunity to vacation with their favorite bands, meet new friends, and reunite with old ones year after year. ShipRocked onboard and beach 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 raises funds for innovative medical research and finding a cure for cancer.
Norwegian Pearl offers guests access to 13 bars and lounges, 19 dining experiences, one outdoor pool, four hot tubs, a fitness center, and a well-appointed spa. Those looking for more adventurous activities can bowl a few frames at the onboard lanes, shoot hoops on the sports court or tempt lady luck at The Pearl Club Casino.
https://vimeo.com/125585433 (ShipRocked 2015 Aftermovie)
About ShipRocked: The ultimate rock music cruise vacation is produced by Alan Koenig of ASK4 Entertainment. During ShipRocked 2015, guests from around the U.S. and various other countries were treated to more than 50 performances from 25 artists on five stages aboard Norwegian Pearl–and on the spectacular beach stage of Great Stirrup Cay in the Bahamas–along with three days of meet-and-greets with ShipRocked artists, comedy and DJ sets, impromptu stage-side signings, and more. The 2015 ShipRocked Cancer Sucks! onboard charity auction raised nearly $80,000 towards funding innovative medical research and finding a cure for cancer. Each 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 friends year after year. On any given day, guests might find themselves dining, drinking, rocking out, swimming, working out, or gambling alongside their favorite rock musicians. 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. Previous ShipRocked performers include: 10 Years, Black Stone Cherry, Buckcherry, Candlebox, Filter, Five Finger Death Punch, Fuel, Geoff Tate, Godsmack, Hellyeah, Helmet, Hinder, In This Moment, Korn, Lit, Living Colour, P.O.D., Papa Roach, Pop Evil, Queensrÿche, Sevendust, Three Days Grace, Wilson, Crobot and many more. www.ShipRocked.com