Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD have announced the initial confirmed bands for the 2024 installment of their Headbangers Boat cruise.
Headbangers Boat is a special charter voyage, offering a unique blend of heavy metal music with LAMB OF GOD as the headliner. The charter cruise is organized by Sixthman, which is in partnership with Norwegian Cruise Line.
The second Headbangers Boat cruise will be held October 28, 2024 through November 1, 2024 aboard the Norwegian Gem ship and will cruise from Miami, Florida to Puerta Plata, Dominican Republic.
So far, the following acts have been announced:
LAMB OF GOD
POISON THE WELL
AT THE GATES
CORROSION OF CONFORMITY
AFTER THE BURIAL
There will also be an appearance by LAMB OF GOD guitarist Mark Morton‘s solo band, as well as stand-up comedy by Shayne Smith and Mike Abrusci.
The first-ever Headbangers Boat set sail on October 31 from Miami, Florida to Nassau, Bahamas aboard the Norwegian Pearl. It featured performances by LAMB OF GOD, MASTODON, HATEBREED, GWAR, SHADOWS FALL, GOD FORBID, FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY, TESTAMENT, MUNICIPAL WASTE, LACUNA COIL, GATECREEPER, VIO-LENCE, MALEVOLENCE, BLEED FROM WITHIN and DYING WISH, among others.
The first Lamb Of God’s Headbangers Boat featured live music from sun-up to sundown, across several stages and settings throughout the ship, including two unique shows from LAMB OF GOD, featuring a complete performance of their 2004 landmark third album, “Ashes Of The Wake”, in its entirety. In addition, members of LAMB OF GOD hosted an array of activities, including a question-and-answer conversation and photography show with vocalist Randy Blythe, a drum-off with drummer Art Cruz, and casino tournament with bassist John Campbell.