Breaking Benjamin Head To Sea For 'Axes & Anchors' Cruise
July 7, 2015 at 11:15 AM (PT)
Fresh off their new HOLLYWOOD RECORDS album, "Dark Before Dawn" debuting at #1 on the SOUNDSCAN sales chart last week, BREAKING BENJAMIN will headline the inaugural AXES & ANCHORS music cruise, which departs FEBRUARY 20th, 2016, from MIAMI and sails to KEY WEST and NASSAU, BAHAMAS, before returning on FEBRUARY 24th.
This marks the first time that BREAKING BENJAMIN will perform on a music cruise. The band will be playing two live sets, host a Q&A session for fans, and hold a meet-and-greet for passengers along with other acitivities on the ship. Cabins (tickets) are available from the AXES & ANCHORS website at AxesAndAnchors.com or by calling (775) 600-2937.
BREAKING BENJAMIN joins previously announced performers including ZAKK WYLDE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, MICHAEL SCHENKER, FLYLEAF, THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH, TONY MacALPINE, ADELITAS WAY, RANDY RHOADS REMEMBERED, TRACII GUNS, GILBY CLARKE and MIKE ORLANDO, among others, with more artists to be announced over the coming weeks. Passengers are encouraged to bring their guitars on board for workshops and jam sessions, with 28 total workshops currently listed online and more to be added before setting sail in FEBRUARY.
“BREAKING BENJAMIN is the perfect headliner for our festival,” commented AXES & ANCHORS co-owner ANN SQUIRE. “Our lineup lives up to our promise – the first ever guitar-dominated music cruise – and is diverse enough to offer something for everyone.”
The five-days-and-four-nights cruise will take place on the CARNIVAL VICTORY. The ship offers free gourmet food and 24-hour room service, live comedy and theater shows daily, and 40 live concerts on multiple stages. It also has three large swimming pools, all including whirlpools in the immediate area. There is also a 214-foot-long “Twister” waterslide,13 bars, a salon/spa and a fitness center, among other amenities.