Bullet For My Valentine, Papa Roach, Suicidal Tendencies and more have been confirmed for ShipRocked 2019, celebrating a decade of rock ‘n’ roll on the high seas from 26 -31 January 2019 on board the ship Carnival Valor for the first time.
The event will also feature performances from I Prevail, Nothing More, Sevendust, Motionless In White, and more, expanding to five days and nights, departing from Galveston, Texas, with stops in Cozumel and the Yucatán in Mexico.
Jacoby Shaddix of Papa Roach said: “We are so excited to join the 10th-anniversary cruise… It’s our third time on the bill and our first time headlining! You can expect a few surprises and a real rock show on the open sea — we can’t wait to see everyone taking part next year!!!”
Lajon Witherspoon from ShipRocked veterans Sevendust said: “I am so excited and so looking forward to taking part in the events 10th anniversary. We have met so many incredible people throughout the years that have become part of the Sevendust family. I always look forward to celebrating music and life with them at sea as well as on land. God bless everyone and see you soon.”
In addition, ShipRocked’s own featured all-star band The Stowaways will include: Adrian Patrick and Ryan Patrick (Otherwise), Brian “Head” Welch (KORN), Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal, Chris Warner (formerly of Butcher Babies), CJ Pierce (Drowning Pool), Dameon Aranda and Gabe Aranda (Aranda), Davey Suicide, David Ellefson (Megadeth), Doc Coyle (Bad Wolves), Geoff Tate, James Decker and Mixi Demner (Stitched Up Heart), Jerry Gaskill (King’s X), Joey Duenas and Jorge Duenas (Unloco), John Deservio (Black Label Society), John Tempesta (The Cult), Norwegian YouTube sensation Leo Moracchioli, Phil Buckman (Fuel), Schuylar Croom (He Is Legend), Traa and Wuv (P.O.D.), and more, plus various special guests from ShipRocked bands.
The 2019 extravaganza also welcomes comedian Brian Posehn and guest hosts Kayla Riley, Big Jay Oakerson and Ralph Sutton.
ShipRocked creator and producer Alan Koenig of ASK4 Entertainment says: “Apart from being one of the most epic vacation experiences, [this event] is a celebration of the best live bands in rock music, regardless of generation or subgenre. Over the last nine years, we’ve been fortunate enough to have an incredibly diverse group of hard rock, alternative rock, punk and metal artists grace our stages, and our 10th-anniversary sailing will be no different. We are immensely proud of the 2019 line-up and our exclusive all-star band, The Stowaways. We can’t wait for our guests to rock hard and vacation harder in January and look forward to continuing in the same tradition for another 10 years.”
The current music, comedy and special guest line-up for ShipRocked 2019 is as follows:
Bullet For My Valentine
Motionless In White
Hyro The Hero
For more information, visit the event’s website.