By on May 1, 2012
CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS recording artists OTHERWISE, GIRL ON FIRE and SUICIDE SILENCE will be playing the first annual MAYHEM FESTIVAL CRUISE.    From the creators of the country’s largest touring heavy music festival experience, and presented in conjunction with Hal Roseman of Rose Tours, the MAYHEM FESTIVAL CRUISE will be taking place aboard the Carnival Imagination! The maiden voyage of the most crushing cruise on Earth 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. Tickets go on sale Thursday, May 3rd at 12pm NOON EST with payment plans available. Get them before they’re “lost at sea”!
Hosted by Jose Mangin of Sirius XM Liquid Metal, fans will experience a blistering 90-minute set from: SUICIDE SILENCE, LAMB OF GOD, MACHINE HEAD, ANTHRAX, HATEBREED, and KINGDOM OF SORROW-as well as additional showcase sets from Century Media, Metal Blade Records, Roadrunner Records and Sumerian Records artists including GIRL ON FIRE, OTHERWISE, GOJIRA, PERIPHERY, BORN OF OSIRIS, BATTLECROSS, ANTI MORTEM, and GYSPYHAWK. Mayhem veterans JDevil (Jonathan Davis of KORN) and DJ Starscream (Sid of SLIPKNOT) will also perform full DJ sets each night!
OTHERWISE has been amping up for the release of their debut album, True Love Never Dies, on May 8, while their single “Soldiers” is soaring up the charts at Active Rock Radio.  The band is currently touring as direct support for LACUNA COIL, and will be playing dates with HELLYEAH and BUCKCHERRY along with a number of radio festivals prior to the cruise.  GIRL ON FIRE is working on their full-length debut to be released this Fall.  Their label mates in SUICIDE SILENCE have toured relentlessly in support of their most recent release, The Black Crown, and will be headlining “The All Stars Tour” this Summer.
In addition to the band’s performing, the ship will be buzzing with other activities you won’t want to miss out on.  Clown (of SLIPKNOT) will curate his own art show on the cruise as well as host FANGORIA’S VIDEO NASTIES FILM FESTIVAL.  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 be daily artist panels with speakers including ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL co-creators John Reese and Kevin Lyman and other musical icons.  The Neo-Burlesque dance troupe IRON FIST VELVET GLOVE CARNIVAL REVIEW will be performing.  There will also be a full casino, three-night fan/artist poker tournament, meet and greets, signings, photo-ops and much more.
For more information and to book your cabin aboard the Carnival Imagination, visit www.mayhemcruise.com and www.rockstarmayhemfest.com.
FAQ’s about the cruise can be answered here:http://rockstarmayhemfest.com/blog/id/1845420
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Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.