70000TONS OF METAL – The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise – Public Sales Date and Lineup Revealed!
The organizers of 70000TONS OF METAL have unveiled the date for the public sales of the twelfth edition of The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise.
Public Sales will commence on Tuesday, June 27th, 2023, at 12PM EDT, for the upcoming voyage scheduled from January 29th to February 2nd, 2024. The cruise will set sail from Miami, FL to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, and return.
Each participant will enjoy unrestricted access to over 120 shows and special onboard events. This includes meet and greets with every band, exclusive and intimate masterclasses with select musicians, premieres of live albums, engaging listening sessions, and more. Attendees will also have the exciting opportunity to join their favorite bands on “Artist Escorted Shore Excursions” in Puerto Plata, where they can partake in activities such as snorkeling, kayaking, boat tours, and more.
The cruise will take place on the remarkable Freedom of the Seas, featuring four stages and hosting 60 bands. Notably, the colossal Pool Deck Stage, the world’s largest open-air stage structure to sail the open seas, will be a highlight of the event. Guests can luxuriate in hot tubs, sipping cocktails while watching their favorite Heavy Metal bands perform. Additionally, the cruise ship, weighing over 156 tons, offers a wide array of amenities, bars, lounges, and complimentary dining options.
The current lineup includes notable acts such as ABORTED, ANGRA, BLIND GUARDIAN, BLOOD RED THRONE, CRYPTA, DRACONIAN, EPICA, EQUILIBRIUM, GRAVE DIGGER, INFECTED RAIN, LORD OF THE LOST, MYSTIC PROPHECY, NANOWAR OF STEEL, NERVOSA, NILE, OMNIUM GATHERUM, SAOR, SODOM, THE HALO EFFECT, THYRFING, UNLEASHED, and WARKINGS. An additional 38 bands will be announced in the future.
With only 3000 tickets available, this four-day cruise promises an unforgettable experience with 60 bands aboard one extraordinary ship.
About 70000TONS OF METAL
70000TONS OF METAL is The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise.
With ten consecutive sellouts since the inaugural voyage in 2011, this extraordinary and unique floating festival now sails on board some of the largest luxury passenger vessels in the world. Featuring 60 world-class Heavy Metal bands from around the globe performing across four stages, 70000TONS OF METAL is home to The World’s Biggest Open Air Stage Structure to sail the Open Seas.
Guests can enjoy the Heavy Metal festival experience of a lifetime with all the benefits that a cruise has to offer: complimentary fine dining, bars that never close, 24-hour room service, as well as the ship’s many amenities.
This four-day Heavy Metal Music Festival and Caribbean vacation offers 3000 metalheads the amazing opportunity to mingle side-by-side with all of the bands on board. With no VIP areas it truly is like everyone has a backstage pass. Not only do guests have unrestricted festival access to 120+ live performances (all bands play twice), every ticket also includes meet & greets with every band, intimate masterclasses with select musicians and exclusive live & listening premieres. Guests also have full access to the “Jamming in International Waters All Star Jam” – a one-of-a-kind jam session featuring a host of musical virtuosos performing classic metal songs together on stage.
Festivalgoers also have the special opportunity to explore a Caribbean dream destination with their favorite band members on an “Artist Escorted Shore Excursion”, another 70000TONS OF METAL exclusive.
For more details about 70000TONS OF METAL 2024, including FAQs, vessel amenities and contact information, please visit 70000tons.com