FEBRUARY 2 – 7, 2017
CRUISE EXPANDS TO 6 DAYS, ADDING 2 ADDITIONAL CARIBBEAN PORTS, ABOARD A NEW SHIP
LINE-UP FEATURES 15-PLUS ARTIST PERFORMANCES INCLUDING: VINCE NEIL “THE VOICE OF MÖTLEY CRÜE,” CINDERELLA’S TOM KEIFER, QUEENSRŸCHE, NIGHT RANGER, SAXON AND STRYPER…MORE TO COME
The 2017 MONSTERS OF ROCK CRUISE, the 7th edition of the ultimate hard rock/heavy metal experience at sea, will set sail February 2-7, 2017 aboard a new ship and has expanded to six days, visiting two additional ports in the Caribbean for the first time.
Appropriately titled Gathering of Titans, this year’s five-night/six-day exclusive full ship charter cruise will set sail out of Tampa, FL aboard Royal Caribbean’s Brilliance Of The Seas, visiting Georgetown, Grand Cayman and Cozumel, Mexico and feature 15+ artist performances, including headliners Vince Neil “The Voice Of Mötley Crüe,” Cinderella’s Tom Keifer, Queensrÿche, Night Ranger, Saxon and Stryper. As in past years, the cruise will also feature an optional Pre-Cruise Party in Tampa on the evening of Wednesday, February 1st (details TBA).
The cruise goes on sale today (5/4/2016) with cabins starting at $1,099 per person (double occupancy), plus government fees, taxes, and gratuities. For booking and more info, visit monstersofrockcruise.com and connect on Facebook and Twitter.
Confirmed line-up for the 2017 MONSTERS OF ROCK CRUISE includes: Vince Neil “The Voice of Mötley Crüe,” Cinderella’s Tom Keifer, Queensrÿche, Night Ranger, Saxon, Stryper, Slaughter, Danger Danger, D*A*D, Soto, Tora Tora, The Answer, John Corabi, Beasto Blanco, Joel Hoekstra, Inglorious, Heavens Edge, Paradise Kitty, with more artists to be announced. Plus, Eddie Trunk and comedian Don Jamieson (VH1’s “That Metal Show”), San Francisco bay area radio host Nikki Blakk and Luc Carl (SiriusXM’s “Hair Nation”) are the official cruise hosts and will moderate Q&A’s. Metal DJ Will (Studio DJ for VH1’s “That Metal Show”) is the official cruise DJ. Click here to watch Vince Neil’s cruise announcement.
In addition to the band performances, the cruise will feature over-the-top special events only experienced on this voyage, including: MOR Artist Photo Experiences, the first MOR Big Game Party hosting the live broadcast of the Monster Football Game on the pool deck big screen accompanied by a few musical surprises and activities, Monsters Rock & Roll Formal, exclusive MOR Craft Beer Tasting, Monster Gong Show Karaoke and Cooking with Rock Stars hosted byLisa Tirone of Chef it up!, with more events to be announced.
Royal Caribbean’s Brilliance Of The Seas, combines acres of glass enclosing a nine-story central atrium, elevators facing the sea, and floor-to-ceiling windows throughout. Passengers can enjoy the tranquil Solarium pool, recharge at VitalitySM Spa, or reach new heights climbing Royal Caribbean’s signature rock-climbing wall. When the sun goes down, the night heats up with epic Monster Performances on stages throughout the vessel. Combined with some of the best food and service afloat, this will be one of the greatest hard rock/heavy metal music extravaganzas ever produced. Reservations for the cruise will open May 4, 2016 at 12 noon Eastern at www.MonstersOfRockCruise.com.
About ON THE BLUE:
ON THE BLUE–promoter for the Monsters of Rock Cruise–is a leader in cruise charter innovation, having sailed over 100,000 passengers in that last 20 years. The principals of ON THE BLUE have deep roots in the music industry, having provided world-class cruise ship production management for celebrities and musical artists for over two decades. ON THE BLUE has run dozens of charter and large group programs for organizations, corporations, celebrities and artists throughout North America, and has played major roles in the development of ground-breaking theme cruise concepts. Past charters have included an array of Fortune 500 companies plus theme cruises featuring entertainers such as Dave Matthews, Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw, Journey, Def Leppard, REO Speedwagon, Styx, Night Ranger, The Moody Blues, UFO, Queensryche, Tesla, Cinderella, Yes, Little River Band, UK, Steve Hackett, Carl Palmer, Greg Lake, O.A.R and many others. For more information, visit otblue.com.