Fusion guitar guru ANDY WOOD is recognized for joining an unusual mixture of piercing electric guitars with barn-burning bluegrass – accomplishing a genre of his own creation. ANDY WOOD will take his genre-bending extravaganza to the high seas as part of ShipRocked 2015!
The cruise sails from Miami, FL to Great Stirrup Cay in the Bahamas, onboard the Norweigan Pearl, from February 2-6, 2015. This ultimate rock n’ roll cruise will also feature headliners Limp Bizkit, as well as Chevelle, Metal Allegiance(Phillip Anselmo, Joey Belladonna, Chris Broderick, Scott Ian, Gary Holt, Frank Bello, David Ellefson, Charlie Benante and Mike Portnoy), Black Label Society, Buckcherry, P.O.D. Sevendust, Tremonti, Andrew W.K., Living Colour, Filter, Lacuna Coil, Nonpoint, Otherwise, Zach Myers of Shinedown with J.R. Moore & Zack Mack, Crobot, Thousand Foot Krutch, Wilson, Gemini Syndrome, Icon For Hire, Letters From The Fire, Cilver, and DJ Lippy Rage.
Each ShipRocked is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that provides guests with the opportunity to vacation with their favorite bands, meet new friends, and reunite with old friends year after year. On any given day, guests might find themselves dining, drinking, rocking out, swimming, working out, or gambling alongside their favorite rock stars. The full-ship charter provides a one-of-a-kind experience for guests to have the time of their lives with thousands of like-minded friends. Onboard Norwegian Pearl, guests can enjoy 19 dining experiences, 13 bars and lounges, an outdoor pool, four hot tubs, a fitness center, outdoor climbing wall, play a round at The Pearl Club Casino and much more.
Guests will spend two full days enjoying concerts and activities on a private beach on Norwegian’s private island, Great Stirrup Cay, in the Bahamas (http://www.ncl.com/freestyle-cruise/great-stirrup-cay). The island features a large performance area on the beach with full production for rock shows and offers various island excursions such as parasailing, snorkeling, canoeing and more. ShipRocked guests will enjoy multiple performances from every band on different stages throughout theship, artist meet and greets, Q&A sessions, along with artist-hosted activities including contests, game shows, insane parties, theme nights and more.
Check out recap videos from ShipRocked’s 2014 cruise here: http://vimeo.com/88719932, and learn more aboutShipRocked, plus special pre-party details, via these sites:
ANDY WOOD’s 24-track (acoustic/electric) double album, entitled Caught Between The Truth and a Lie, is out now via HOLMZ Music/Andy Wood Music LLC. Download the record here via iTunes. Caught Between The Truth and a Lie was produced by Wood and Mike Dearing at HIFI Studios in Knoxville, TN. The album, as a whole, ranges from dark ballads, adventurous fusion, barn-burning bluegrass, and thoughtfully crafted songs.
ANDY WOOD is recognized as part of the forefront of this generation’s top influential guitarists, merging a broad range of fusion, rock, metal, and acoustic styles. Currently, Wood is not only keeping busy with his own music, but in the recording studio as a session musician, at clinics around the country teaching hosts of up and coming guitarists, in addition to his position in Scott Stapp’s band (Scott Stapp is recognized as the founding frontman of multi-platinum rockers Creed).
Learn more about ANDY WOOD via these websites: