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13 July 2023

The Darkness Confirmed For 2024 Monsters Of Rock Cruise

The Darkness Monsters Of Rock Cruise
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The annual Monsters of Rock Cruise (MORC), the world’s premier hard rock and heavy metal fan immersive music cruise, is returning for its twelfth year.

Pre-order The Darkness’ Permission To Land…Again here.


Promoter On the Blue Cruises has announced the five-day/five-night full-ship music charter will set sail March 2 – 7, 2024 aboard Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas and depart from the Port of Miami, Florida. Dubbed The Dirty Dozen, next year’s voyage will include two days at sea full of music and events, performances from over 30 artists on multiple stages, two unforgettable ports of call (Ocho Rios, Jamaica and Nassau, Bahamas), photo experiences with artists, theme nights, and special events with the world’s best rock community.

Cabins for the Monsters Of Rock Cruise are on-sale now starting at $1,899.00 per person (double occupancy, not including mandatory taxes and fee supplement). For more info and booking, visit the event’s official website.

The lineup for the 2024 Monsters Of Rock Cruise includes The Darkness, Joe Satriani, Extreme, Winger, Ace Frehley, KK’s Priest, Accept, Queensrÿche, Quiet Riot, Y&T, Glenn Hughes (performing Deep Purple Live), April Wine, TNT, Crazy Lixx, Slaughter, British Lion, FireHouse, Vixen, H.E.A.T., Armored Saint, Richie Kotzen, Faster Pussycat, SOTO/Bieler, Dangerous Toys, Lizzy Borden, Enuff Z’Nuff, Spread Eagle, Black ‘N Blue, Joe Hoekstra, Pat Travers Band, Crashdiet, Bang Tango, Tuff, Heavens Edge, Treat, Paradise Kitty, and KALEIDO. Plus, official cruise host Eddie Trunk (VH1, SiriusXM) and a cast of other hosts who will be moderating Q&A’s and a bevy of activities onboard.

In addition to performances, MORC ‘24 will host interactive events between artists and cruisers, including Artist/Cruiser Q&A sessions, Gong Show Karaoke, “So You Think You Can Shred,” Cooking with Rock Stars, a new cast of Painting with Rock Stars, Rockers vs Average Joe’s TBA sporting event, Comedy Punchlines and Backlines, with more to be announced.

Also in The Darkness news, the band recently announced a deluxe reissue of their debut album Permission to Land in celebration of its 20th anniversary. Permission to Land…Again is out on 6 October on Rhino and is available to pre-order now.

Pre-order Permission To Land…Again.


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