Papa Roach, Sevendust, Bullet for My Valentine + More Set for 2019 ShipRocked Cruise


Story and photo by Anne Erickson

ShipRocked 2019 will feature hard rocking sets from Papa Roach, Sevendust, Bullet for My Valentine and more

The annual ShipRocked concert cruise returns in January of 2019, and hard rockers Papa Roach have been tapped to headline the experience. The cruise, now in its 10th year, will also feature performances from Bullet for My Valentine, I Prevail, Nothing More, Suicidal Tendencies, Sevendust, Motionless in White, Atreyu, 10 Years, Tremonti, Nonpoint and Islander, to name a few.

ShipRocked will set sail from Galveston, Texas, on Jan. 26, 2019, and cruise to Cozumel and Yucatan, Mexico. The ship will return to Galveston on Jan. 31.

“I am so excited and so looking forward to taking part in the 10th anniversary of ShipRocked,” Lajon Witherspoon of Sevendust said regarding ShipRocked in a statement. “We have met so many incredible people throughout the years that have become part of the Sevendust family. I always look forward to celebrating music and life with them at sea as well as on land. ShipRockers rule. God Bless Everyone and see you soon.”

The entertainment roster on ShipRocked will also include an advance screening of Brian “Head” Welch’s new documentary film, “Loud Krazy Love.”

“I am so excited to be back on ShipRocked for the 10 year anniversary and to host a special screening of my new film Loud Krazy Love,” Welch said in a statement. “Watching the movie together with my friends in other bands and ShipRockers is going to be amazing, as they will all relate to the wild rollercoaster ride of life in the rock ’n roll world.”

For the full ShipRocked musical lineup and ticket information, head to