Music cruises are a relatively new phenomenon, one that I am fully onboard with (get it?). The 70,000 Tons of Metal was the first I was aware of, which was then followed by Motörhead’s Motörboat, and the Kiss Kruise. Seems to me that if you’re going to get seasick, you mightaswell be doing it while banging your head to your favorite bands, right?
Well, the Axes & Anchors cruise is the first guitar themed cruise of the bunch, and because they know that guitar players like to learn things, they’ve added educational clinics to the performances. The cruise features Yngwie Malmsteen, Tony MacAlpine, Zakk Wylde and Alex Skolnick. Recently added are Breaking Benjamin and Demon Hunter as well.
For a full list of performers, click here.
The five days and four nights cruise to Key West and Nassau, Bahamas will take place on the Carnival Victory. The ship offers free gourmet food and 24-hour room service, live comedy shows daily, and 40 live concerts on multiple stages. It also has three large swimming pools: King of the Seas, Triton, and Sirens, all including whirlpools in the immediate area. There is also a 214-foot-long (65 m) “Twister” waterslide that ends next to the King of the Seas pool. The cruise ship also has 13 bars, a salon/spa, a fitness center, and more amenities available.
All reservations include 4-nights lodging and taxes, all meals, all concerts, all open workshops, a professional photo opportunity with every artist, and more. Current promotions include a $150 per person rebate by paying in full, and the recently announced Stowaway Package, which allows 3rd and 4th passengers in a cabin who are under 21 to cruise for free when accompanied by two passengers over 25 years old.