UPDATE (July 21, 2022): The 2023 ShipRocked lineup continues to expand. New additions for the rock and metal cruise include Afterlife, Islander, Jeris Johnson, Lacey Sturm, Memphis May Fire and The Standstills. Additionally, Hook, the new band featuring former Five Finger Death Punch guitarist Jason Hook, will debut on the cruise. Other newly added artists include Andy Wood, Aranda, Davey Suicide, Keith Wallen from Breaking Benjamin and Sahaj Ticotin from RA. Additionally, The Stowaways all-star cast now includes Alecia “Mixi” Demner (Stitched Up Heart), Andy Wood, Angela Lese (formerly The Dead Deads), Carly Smithson (We Are The Fallen), Chad Nicefield (formerly Wilson) , Corey Glover (Living Colour), Craig Mabbitt (Escape The Fate / The Dead Rabbitts), Dameon & Gabe Aranda (Aranda), Davey Suicide, David Ellefson (Dieth, former Megadeth), Emily Armstrong (Dead Sara), Hyro The Hero , Joey Morrow (Badflower), Keith Wallen (Breaking Benjamin), Leo Moracchioli (Frog Leap Studios), Randy Blythe (Lamb of God), Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal and Sahaj Ticotin (RA) all participate. See updated ShipRocked Cruise 2023 invoices below.
UPDATE (June 13, 2022): Parkway Drive has just been revealed as the co-headliner of the 2023 ShipRocked Festival Cruise. This will be the Australian metalcore band’s first US performance since 2019. Falling in Reverse was revealed as the other headliner for ShipRocked 2023 last month.
Parkway Drive said: “After the last two years of chaos, we can’t wait to share this unique experience with our fans, to sail and explore one of the most beautiful parts of the planet by day and to break the scene We’re so excited for this to happen and we’ll see everyone on deck!
Last month, Parkway Drive assured fans they were “here to stay” after canceling their North American tour this spring and alluding to internal group issues in a report. Read May’s initial ShipRocked 2023 announcement below.
The initial lineup has been announced for ShipRocked 2023. The rock music festival at sea takes place January 22-28. The first headliner unveiled is Falling in Reverse. A second act, yet to be named, will join them as headliners in an announcement next month.
The “Ultimate Rock Cruise” departs from Port Canaveral, Florida, and stops at Half Moon Cay in the Bahamas, Grand Turk in Turks & Caicos, and Amber Cove in the Dominican Republic.
Nothing More, Skillet, Suicidal Tendencies, Motionless In White, Grandson, and Ayron Jones, among others, are also set to appear. This first rock music vacation will also have themed parties and events and activities hosted by artists throughout its journey.
Even more bands on this year’s lineup for ShipRocked are Bad Omens, Bones UK, BRKN LOVE, DRUGS, Dropout Kings, Fame on Fire, Giovannie and the Hired Guns, Nonpoint, Nova Twins, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Wage War, Wargasm , Zero 9:36 and The Stowaways, which is the festival’s featured band.
Staterooms on the ShipRocked Festival cruise are available now and prices vary by room. Find out more and book your place on board here.
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