As promised, MegaCruise began announcing their starting lineup of artists and additional details via Facebook at 1:00 PM EST on October 9th.
MegaCruise will be sailing out of Los Angeles, CA via the Norwegian Jewel cruise ship on October 13th, 2019. The music cruise will make stops at ports in San Diego, CA and Ensenada, Mexico, returning home on October 18th.
The first band announced to be onboard was Armored Saint. Anthrax, DevilDriver, Corrosion of Conformity, Testament, John 5, DORO, Beasto Blanco and Metalachi were others announced throughout the day. Metal Church was the final artist to join the initial cruise roster, but others are likely to be added later.
In addition to the lineup announcements, SiriusXM host Jose Mangin was added to be the cruise’s “Metal Ambassador” and Eddie Trunk will join to host events and broadcast his SiriusXM Volume show daily onboard.
An official MegaCruise website has launched now with up the latest news and more information about the cruise. On-sale dates and booking information coming soon.