60 Bands, 4 Days, 1 Cruise Ship, and only 3000 Tickets. This is 70000TONS OF METAL™, The Original, The World's Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise!

On 70000TONS OF METAL™ you get unrestricted festival access to all 120 live shows on board, 70000TONS™ OF KARAOKE until sunrise, Jamming With Waters In International Waters - the Official 70000TONS OF METAL™ All Star Jam which writes Heavy Metal History every year, Clinics and Work-Shops with the musicians, our infamous Belly Flop Contest, Shore Excursions with your favorite artists, and much more!

Everyone on board is a VIP, we don't have assigned seating (this is a Heavy Metal Cruise after all), and most importantly the bars on our ship never close - you heard us, bars that never close!

On this life changing adventure you will spend five days and four nights at Sea mingling side-by-side with your favorite artists in this incredibly fan-friendly scenario that has no comparison. It's having an All-Access backstage pass!

Are you ready to start next year in style? Book your cabin NOW before they're gone!

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2018 Artist Escorted Shore Excursions

Immerse yourself in beautiful Grand Turk by booking a Shore Excursion!

We are 2 weeks away from 70000TONS OF METAL 2018! The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise will sail from Florida to Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands on board the Independence of the Seas, leaving from Port Everglades in Ft. Lauderdale near Miami, FL on Thursday, February 1st 2018 and returning on Monday, February 5th.

Make the most of your time in Grand Turk by booking a Shore Excursion through Royal Caribbean, who arrange your early debarkation and transport, so you are sure to be back at port in time for boarding. Relax and recharge or take advantage of an array of snorkeling and other once in a lifetime excursions.

Book one of the artist escorted Shore Excursions and you could enjoy your day in Grand Turk alongside member(s) of ABORTED, EXHUMED, MESHUGGAH and WOLFCHANT.

Excursions are reserved directly through Royal Caribbean.

Book your Shore Excursion now


2 Weeks Until Sailing – Online Check-In Now Open!


In 2 weeks you will be on board 70000TONS OF METAL, The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise! Are you ready to set sail with 60 Metal Bands and 2999 other Metalheads from around the World on a 154,000ton Cruise Ship to our Caribbean dream destination Grand Turk?

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High Fantasy On The High Seas

One day you’ll look back and tell the magnificent EVERTALE of your journey on board 70000TONS OF METAL 2018, The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise… that is, if you will be sailing with 2,999 headbangers from across the globe!

Let’s be “B”rutally honest here: you will regret it if you are not sailing with us!


A Sign Of The Dragonhead

LEAVES’ EYES released their brand new album called “Sign Of The Dragonhead” today, and you know what? It topped the iTunes metal charts at #1 in Germany! What better way is there to celebrate than to have them join us on board 70000TONS OF METAL 2018? Prepare yourselves as we count down the days until you and 2,999 of the craziest Metalheads from across the globe, together with 60 Metal bands, will be on board 70000TONS OF METAL, The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise!

If you’re not joining us, how will you “E”ver forgive yourself for missing out on the Heavy Metal Vacation of a lifetime?


Triple Threat

We are delighted to welcome the return of TRIOSPHERE on board 70000TONS OF METAL 2018, The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise!

With 3,000 Sailors from across the globe on board our magnificent vessel, you will never feel “L”onely when we make our way to beautiful Grand Turk!