If you thought the only way the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Tour could get better would be if it was held on a boat, well, you just got your wish! The first annual Mayhem Festival Cruise sets sail on Friday, December 7, 2012 from the Port of Miami, FL and travels to the Bahamas, returning to the mainland on Monday, December 10th aboard the Carnival Imagination.
Tickets go on Sale Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 12 noon EST on MayhemCruise.com at packages starting at $699, with payment plans available. For complete details and to book your cabin, visit MayhemCruise.com.
Hosted by Jose Mangin of Sirius XM Liquid Metal, fans will experience blistering 90-minute sets from Lamb of God, Machine Head, Anthrax, Hatebreed, Suicide Silence, and Kingdom of Sorrow, as well as additional showcase sets from Gojira, Periphery, Born of Osiris, Battlecross, Otherwise, Girl On Fire, Anti Mortem, and Gypsyhawk. Mayhem veterans JDevil (Jonathan Davis of Korn) and DJ Starscream (Sid of Slipknot) will also perform full DJ sets each night!
You can also hang with Clown of Slipknot as he curates his own art show on the cruise, as well as hosting Fangoria's Video Nasties Film Festival. The Mayhem Festival's comedian Big Jay Oakerson and The Legions of Skank, featuring Luis J. Gomez and Dave Smith, will perform two raunchy and raucous stand-up shows each night! There will also be daily artist panels with stories from the road and music industry tips! Speakers include Mayhem Festival co-creators John Reese and Kevin Lyman, among others.
Other entertainment on board will include:
- Beachers Madhouse
- A full casino featuring a three-night poker tournament with artists and fans side by side
- Meet & Greets, signings, and photo-ops throughout the ship