After blasting off from Port Canaveral, Florida onboard Carnival Liberty on January 21, ShipRocked 2018 “A ShipRocked Odyssey” completed its sold out mission on January 25, led by Stone Sour, Seether, In This Moment, and Black Label Society, and joined by over 3,000 guests.
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Long before returning, ShipRockers were already buzzing about the onboard announcement of ShipRocked 2019. The 10th edition of the greatest vacation ever expands to 5 days & nights, January 26-31, 2019 onboard Carnival Valor. Departing from Galveston, TX, ShipRocked 2019 celebrating 10 years of mayhem on the high seas will include stops in Cozumel and the Yucatán in Mexico.
SEETHER got ShipRocked 2018 started with a rousing Sunday sail away set on the Carnival Liberty deck stage. Donning a captain’s uniform and an armful of silicone bracelets collected from his new ShipRocked family, COREY TAYLOR and STONE SOUR closed the festivities (officially, at least) on Wednesday night under a moonlit sky. In between, ShipRocked 2018 made stops in Nassau and at the private island of Half Moon Cay in The Bahamas – fans including R2-D2 enjoyed meet and greets with ShipRocked artists and nearly two dozen bands performed, mingled with fans, and participated in a variety of artist-hosted activities and events.
In addition to Stone Sour, Seether, In This Moment, and Black Label Society, the otherworldly lineup for ShipRocked 2018 included P.O.D., 2018 Grammy nominees Nothing More, Starset, Beartooth, Red Sun Rising, Otherwise, Shaman’s Harvest, Like A Storm, Adelitas Way, Aranda, the live debut of Stereo Satellite (featuring members of Disturbed, Adrenaline Mob and Rockstar Supernova), DED, He Is Legend, Joyous Wolf, Palisades, Doll Skin, and Kaleido, plus comedians Big Jay Oakerson, Rob Mailloux, and Zac Amico.
ShipRocked’s own all-star band The Stowaways featured regulars Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (Art Of Anarchy), Chris Adler (Lamb Of God), Corey Glover (Living Colour), Lajon Witherspoon & Morgan Rose (Sevendust), Norwegian YouTube sensation Leo Moracchioli, CJ Pierce & Stevie Benton (Drowning Pool), Chad Nicefield (Wilson), and more, plus a steady supply of special guests from various ShipRocked bands. ShipRocked was hosted by Ralph Sutton of The S.D.R. Show.
At Half Moon Cay, P.O.D. and Otherwise boarded the pirate ship-themed beach stage for a pair of energetic performances while fans lounged in the white sands and splashed in the tropical Atlantic waters, and Red Sun Rising led a spirited Beach Wars competition.
Bands and more details for 2019 will be coming your way soon!