HitemHard wrote:I've heard that its about 50% sold already I wonder how close it is to being accurate.
Metalwrath wrote:Judging by the current lineup it's not gonna attract many more people from Europe to be honest because most of those bands play nearly every fucking festival in Europe.I guess as someone has said they probably for the most part have the same tour manager appointed to them who has strong connections with most of the metal festivals in Europe.
But i seriously don't think now that a lot of europeans will want to pay the price for the cruise + the flights to America for what is considered a boring and bland lineup in Europe considering they can pay a lot less to see most at a festival for about 60-100 euro in Europe.
They really need to put a few rarer bands or just big bands who don't play so often on if they want to ensure a lot more european customers.
The cruise will probably sell out either way considering the fact that a lot of these band performances don't happen anywhere near as often for people in the states.
Metalwrath wrote:I'll still enjoy watching a fair amount of the bands playing and i've already paid fully for my cabin.Even if not for the bands it will still be a great experience but for the likes of myself and many other Europeans it's a pretty crap lineup so far.
I'm really hoping that they book some American bands that don't play in Europe much or ever.It's one of the reasons i booked the cruise in the first place because there are a lot of great Heavy metal bands from America.Unforutunaly they aren't as big as Testament and co.
Metalwrath wrote:Jag Panzer,Virgin Steele,Cage,Iced Earth,Symphony X,Ruthless,Obsession,Verbel Deception,Winters Bane,The Reign of Terror etc.
Can't remember most of the bands at the moment.But yeah there's a fuck load of great American Heavy metal bands from the 80's too.
Need some black metal and some more power metal.
Metalwrath wrote:Verbel Deception
viathyn wrote:Metalwrath wrote:Verbel Deception
Yeah these guys are my buddies from here in Calgary. They likely won't be doing anything for a long while.
Combination of writer's block, side projects, and member disputes has kind of put them on the shelf.
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