THE ORIGINAL, THE WORLD’S BIGGEST HEAVY METAL CRUISE

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 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 like having an All-Access backstage pass!

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2024/04/06

300 Days!

300 DAYS and counting until 70000TONS OF METAL 2025!

Get ready for the ultimate Heavy Metal festival experience aboard The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise!

Set sail on an unforgettable adventure with fellow Metal lovers from all corners of the globe. Brace yourself for 120 mind-blowing performances by 60 incredible bands representing various Metal genres across 4 stages. Don’t miss out on our spectacular Crown Jewel, The Pool Deck Stage – The Biggest Open Air Structure to Ever Sail the Seas!

This is your chance to be a part of a life-changing journey, spending five days and four nights mingling with your favorite artists in a fan-friendly atmosphere like no other. It’s like having an exclusive All-Access backstage pass!

2024/03/29

10 Months Until 70000TONS OF METAL 2025!


The countdown to The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise continues!

Join us in 10 MONTHS for 70000TONS OF METAL 2025, – And experience five days and four nights of non-stop Heavy Metal Madness!

Once you are on board you will get unrestricted festival access to all 120 live shows, be able to witness Metal legends performing together at Jamming In International Waters – the Official 70000TONS OF METAL All Star Jam which writes Heavy Metal History every year, Clinics and Workshops with the musicians, 70000TONS OF KARAOKE until sunrise, our infamous Belly Flop Contest which is judged by a panel of expert musicians, Shore Excursions with your favorite artists, and much more!

2024/03/28

Scheduled Maintenance


Sailors, our website (www.70000tons.com) and eMail server will be down for scheduled server maintenance on Monday, April 1st. This maintenance could last up to 48 hours, and we may not be reachable by eMail or through our contact form during this time. Thank you for your patience and understanding!

2024/03/13

70000TONS OF METAL 2024: Day 4 Recap on 70000TONS.tv

70000TONS.TV presents an exclusive recap of Day 4 on board of 70000TONS OF METAL, The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise.

A variety of activities took place, including our infamous Belly Flop Contest, which featured a distinguished panel of artists as judges, and Jamming in International Waters – All Star Jam hosted by Alex Krull of LEAVES’ EYES and Kristin Starkey of TEMPERANCE.

Closing out the Pool Deck Stage, The World’s Biggest Open Air Stage Structure to Ever Sail the Open Seas, was the iconic band ANGRA. Following their performance, the Skipper talked to the crowd, which we fondly call the United Nations of Heavy Metal at Sea. A total of 71 countries were present at 70000TONS OF METAL 2024, showcasing an incredible gathering of Heavy Metal enthusiasts and artists.

As the event draws to a close, Sailors unite at the Solarium for a special edition of 70000TONS OF KARAOKE, where musicians and Sailors alike sing their favorite tunes until the break of dawn.

Featured performances from Day 4 include: LORD OF THE LOST, FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE and ANGRA.

70000TONS OF METAL is The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise – 60 World-Class Artists play 120+ Concerts for only 3,000 Sailors on a luxurious Cruise Ship sailing from Florida.

2024/03/06

70000TONS OF METAL 2024: Day 3 Recap on 70000TONS.tv

70000TONS.TV presents an exclusive recap of Day 3 on board 70000TONS OF METAL, The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise.

After 2 days of non-stop Heavy Metal concert action at Sea, our ship (the Freedom of the Seas) cast its anchor at our beautiful Caribbean port of call, Puerto Plata early in the morning.

Sailors in Puerto Plata can spend their day exploring the island, with the option to participate in exclusive Artist Escorted Shore Excursions: Dolphin Encounter & Ocean World Adventure – WITH MEMBER(S) OF BLIND GUARDIAN & ENDSEEKER, Ocean World Sea Lion Encounter & Snorkeling With Sharks – WITH MEMBER(S) OF THE HALO EFFECT & SODOM, Cruise, Snorkel & Beach – WITH MEMBER(S) OF OMNIUM GATHERUM & I AM THE NIGHT, Damajagua’s Fun Adrenaline Waterfall – WITH MEMBER(S) OF TYGERS OF PAN TANG / EPICA, Monkeyland Adventures – WITH MEMBER(S) OF SODOM & INFECTED RAIN, or Ocean World Day Pass & Dominican Adventure – WITH MEMBER(S) OF LEAVES’ EYES

Upon returning from an eventful day on shore, Sailors get back on board to dive back into the Heavy Metal mayhem. Featured performances on Day 3 include: GRAVE DIGGER, KRZYZTOF DRABIKOWSKI’S BATUSHKA, and BLIND GUARDIAN.

Make sure to tune in for our recap of Day 4!