World Famous Horror Directors, Actors And The Films That Made Them Famous, Rock Music Superstar Alice Cooper And Other Non-stop Music And Entertainment Plus Slashers, Zombies, Boogeymen, And Freaks From Every Nightmare You’ve Ever Had Will Set Sail On The SHIP OF FEAR: A HORROR CRUISE Halloween 2013
CHILLER TV ONBOARD AS PRESENTING SPONSOR
Hosted by Child’s Play and Fright Night Writer\Director Tom Holland Featuring Live Performances by Alice Cooper And Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider With Special Appearances By Directors – Don Coscarelli, Joe Dante, Mick Garris, and Mary Lambert Actors – Belinda Balaski, Reggie Bannister, Corey Feldman, Zach Galligan, Tony “Candyman” Todd, Ed “Chucky” Gale, Kane “Jason” Hodder, and R.A. “Leatherface” Mihailoff
MIAMI, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The most terrifying villains from the greatest fright films of all time turn the high seas into their newest hunting ground next Halloween when the very first SHIP OF FEAR: A HORROR CRUISE, hosted by Tom Holland, sets sail in October 2013. Led by the Architect of Shock Rock, Alice Cooper, directors and actors from genre-defining films including Child’s Play, Candyman, Phantasm, Fright Night, The Lost Boys, Gremlins, Friday the 13th, The Howling, Pet Sematary and more will roam the decks with macabre illusionists, performance artists and rock stars for five full-moonlit nights of madness for horror fans aboard.
Launched by ECP, the world’s largest independent cruise production company, and StarVista, THE SHIP OF FEAR (a full ship charter) departs on its maiden voyage from Miami, FL on October 28, 2013. The Carnival Victory will sail Halloween week with stops in Nassau, Half Moon Cay and Freeport before returning to Miami on November 2 nd. Horror/thriller network Chiller has joined the cruise as a presenting sponsor, running extensive promotions on the network, onboard events and establishing co-branding opportunities.
“Ship of Fear is a culmination of everything I love about the horror genre; the movies, the monsters, the special effects and especially the fans,” says film writer/director and cruise host Tom Holland. “What we have in store will be unlike any other convention experience out there – we’re planning an immersive experience for devotees that includes panels and screenings of many beloved genre classics, horror-themed parties and costume contests as well as daily signings and other special events including bringing five of the Masters of Horror together in front of their fans for a rare group appearance.”
THE SHIP OF FEAR will pay homage to the horror genre in all forms; from daily panels and classic horror film reunions (featuring appearances by many of the genre’s biggest names in front of and behind the camera) to costume contests, live talent demonstrations and more. The non-stop fun features appearances by stars Zach Galligan (“Gremlins, Hatchet 3″), Reggie Bannister (“Phantasm” series), R.A. “Leatherface” Mihailoff, Ed “Chucky” Gale, Kane “Jason” Hodder, Tony “Candyman” Todd, Belinda Balaski (“The Howling”) and directors Tom Holland (Fright Night, Child’s Play), Don Coscarelli (“Phantasm,” “The Beastmaster,” “Bubba Ho-Tep”), Mick Garris (television’s “Masters of Horror,” “The Stand,” “Freddy’s Nightmares“), Joe Dante (The Howling, Piranha, Gremlins), and Mary Lambert (Pet Sematary) as well as live musical performances by Alice Cooper, Dee Snider and Corey Feldman and Truth Movement. On the Ship of Fear, the terror never ends!
Cruisers aboard the Ship of Fear will also be able to go behind the scenes with some of Hollywood’s best special effects and make-up artists and join performance artists such as the irreverent steam-punk, zombie hunting team, League of S.T.E.A.M. Horror fans will be captivated by illusionists, nightly movie screenings with Q&A’s, an amateur horror film festival, party it up during “Screech on the Beach” (held on Carnival’s own private island), a Zombie Prom on Halloween night and meet with many more surprises.
Reservations for cabins on this cruise may be made now by visiting www.ShipOfFear.com or calling (toll free) 855-770-1313. Special “before dawn” cabin rates will be in effect until December 31, 2012 and start at $729 per person. Rates include all meals, concerts, entertainment and onboard activities.
About StarVista and Direct Holdings Global:
StarVista Entertainment creates and delivers timeless and authentic multimedia and live entertainment experiences that help people remember, relive, and reconnect to meaningful times from the past. StarVista Entertainment specializes in providing consumers with the highest quality audio, video, and live entertainment experiences. In 2010, Direct Holdings Global launched its StarVista Live Entertainment division with the inaugural sailing of the Malt Shop Memories Cruise, now an annual event, and is expanding to include the Soul Train Cruises, The Celtic Thunder Cruise and The Ship of Fear: A Horror Cruise in 2013.
Direct Holdings Global, most notably associated with the success of the Time Life brand, is a multi-channel marketer, distributor, and leader in entertainment and lifestyle direct-to-consumer marketing. Other successful, respected brands in the company’s broad portfolio include StarVista Entertainment, Saguaro Road, KitchenTek, and Lifestyle Products Group.
About ECP-CHARTER CRUISES, LLC
The largest private music charter company in the world, St. Louis, Missouri-based ECP-CHARTER CRUISES, LLC owns, produces and promotes The Smooth Jazz Cruise: The Greatest Party At Sea (www.thesmoothjazzcruise.com) and The Jazz Cruise (www.thejazzcruise.com), and is proud to work with StarVista for The Malt Shop Memories Cruise (www.maltshopcruise.com), The Soul Train Cruise (www.soultraincruise.com) and The Celtic Thunder Cruise (www.celticthundercruise.com). ECP-CHARTER CRUISES, LLC prides itself on providing first-class musical vacation experiences featuring marquee stars from their respective genres for loyal passengers, many of whom make the cruises an annual affair. With its current slate of excursions, Entertainment Cruise Productions, LLC (Jazz Cruises) will have produced 35 full-ship charter cruises. Additional information is available at www.ecpcruises.com.
Chiller is the only cable channel devoted to delivering viewers round-the-clock scares. Chiller’s eclectic slate of adrenaline-fueled, soul-stirring entertainment includes a broad offering of original movies and specials, genre films, documentary and reality shows (Fear Factor) and some of the most thought-provoking and suspenseful series ever on television (Dead Like Me, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Tales from the Darkside, Outer Limits). Chiller is currently available in over 42 million homes. To learn more, visit: www.chillertv.com. Chiller. Scary Good.
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2011 release from the veteran shock rocker, the much-anticipated sequel to his 1975 masterpiece Welcome To My Nightmare. The album was produced by the legendary Bob Ezrin (who suggested that it was time for Alice to finally create this much talked about sequel) and features a stellar array of collaborators including three tracks performed with members of the original Alice Cooper band. Universal.
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Legendary Mötley Crüe singer, Vince Neil Kicks-Off ‘Rock of Vegas’ Summer Concert Series at Fremont Street Experience
Free Concert June 9 – Dennis DeYoung: The Music of Styx.
Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 31, 2012
Fremont Street Experience’s ‘Rock of Vegas’, a 100-day concert series taking over downtown Las Vegas this summer, opened Memorial Day Weekend with a free concert by legendary Mötley Crüe singer, Vince Neil. The thousands of fans who came out to enjoy the free show witnessed an exciting combination of Neil’s hard-rock attitude and energetic style. The next concert in the series is Dennis DeYoung: The Music of Styx on Saturday, June 9 at 9 p.m. on the 1st Street Stage.
Dennis DeYoung: The Music of Styx showcases the greatest hits spanning the 70s, 80s and 90s performed live with Dennis and his six member band. All the hits and memories in one forgettable evening with a set that has eight Top 10 hits including “Lady,” “Babe,” “Come Sail Away,” “Too Much Time on My Hands,” plus classic rock anthems “Grand Illusion,” “Renegade,” “Blue Collar Man,” “Suite Madame Blue,” “Rockin the Paradise” and many more. As a founding member of Styx, DeYoung wrote and sang lead on seven of the band’s top 10 hits and sold over 35 million albums worldwide. His voice is one of the most recognizable in the music world today and continues to inspire new generations of fans.
Fremont Street Experience’s summer concert series ‘Rock of Vegas’ features free headliner concerts from an exciting lineup of high-voltage rock ‘n’ rollers including Dennis DeYoung: The Music of Styx, and the ultimate glam metal rocker, Dee Snider, singer of Twisted Sister. ROCK CANDY Sticky Sweet, an elaborately staged production show, and Dirty Pairadice, a cover band paying homage to the hair band era, take the stage five nights a week performing hits of the 1980s. ARENA, an 80s stadium rock tribute band plays Thursdays-Saturdays during the summer. Viva Vision screen lights up nightly with shows featuring tributes to some of rock’s greatest bands. The rockin’ concert series kicked off Memorial Day Weekend and continues through Labor Day Weekend.
Free Headliner Concerts
Throughout the summer, Fremont Street Experience will host an exciting lineup of performances from the head-banging masterminds behind some of the most popular rock anthems including: VINCE NEIL – Legendary Singer of Mötley Crüe on May 26; DENNIS DEYOUNG: The Music of Styx on June 9; NIGHT RANGER on Friday, June 22; ASIA featuring John Payne on July 7; WARRANT & SKID ROW on July 21; BRET MICHAELS “Get Your Rock on Tour 2012” on August 4; SURVIVOR on August 18; and DEE SNIDER – Legendary Singer of Twisted Sister with special guest JAC&JILL on September 1. All concerts start at 9 p.m.
ROCK CANDY Sticky Sweet
ROCK CANDY Sticky Sweet stage show by Face Productions will put on a high-voltage performance as cast members belt out the most beloved and popular songs of the guitar shredding era of the 80s including: Quiet Riot’s “Cum On Feel The Noize,” Def Leppard’s “Pour Some Sugar On Me,” Bon Jovi’s “You Give Love a Bad Name” and many more. With a commanding stage presence and ear-splitting sound, ROCK CANDY is bound to shake audiences all night long with their sticky sweet performance that guarantees you’ll have “Nothin’ But a Good Time.” ROCK CANDY Sticky Sweet performs Tuesdays through Sundays from 7-10 p.m. on the 3rd Street Stage.
Amidst an electrifying stage setup complete with giant replicas of the famous Gibson Flying V guitar, Las Vegas’ own Dirty Pairadice performs the guitar-smashing music with uncanny precision. The explosive stage performance created for “Rock of Vegas” is a one-of-a-kind show, covering some of the most powerful songs of the era. You won’t want to miss Dirty Pairadice, performing Thursdays through Mondays from 8-11 p.m. on the 1st Street Stage.
An 80s Stadium Rock Tribute Band based in Las Vegas, ARENA has established itself as one of the most sought-after tribute artists, performing hits from the best bands of the big arena rock era, including Journey, Jon Bon Jovi, Guns n’ Roses, AC/DC, Def Leppard, Poison, among others. ARENA performs on the Main Street Stage on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 p.m.-2 a.m.
Rockin’ Viva Vision Shows
Seven nights a week Viva Vision showcases custom productions synced to the smash hits of some of rock’s most legendary bands. The nightly lineup of Viva Vision shows includes the newest Viva Vision show “BON JOVI Wanted in Vegas,” which features three songs hand selected by Jon Bon Jovi, “It’s My Life,” “Who Says You Can’t Go Home” and the band’s signature song, and one of rock’s most memorable anthems, “Livin’ On A Prayer.” Also on Viva Vision during ‘Rock of Vegas’ will be “KISS Over Vegas” highlighting 1983 “Lick it Up,” “The Doors Strange Days” featuring #1 Billboard Hit Song “Light My Fire,” “A Tribute to Queen,” and more.
With all three stages active every night during 100 days of Rock Of Vegas, other featured bands throughout the summer will include Rok of Ages, The Reflex, Carol Lyn & Some Guys, Spasmatics, Brazen and Venus Rising (Hair Band Edition).
For complete information on the headliner concerts and nightly entertainment, visit http://www.vegasexperience.com to plan an awesome experience that will rock your world. You can also become a Facebook fan of Fremont Street Experience to get the latest insight and buzz about ‘Rock of Vegas.’
About Fremont Street Experience
Fremont Street Experience is a five-block entertainment complex located in historic downtown Las Vegas. Fremont Street Experience features Viva Vision, the world’s largest video screen which is 1,500 feet long, 90 feet wide and suspended 90 feet above the urban pedestrian mall. Viva Vision features nightly spectacular light and sounds shows with 12.5 million LED lights and a 550,000-watt sound system. Fremont Street Experience is a one-of-a-kind venue which includes free nightly concerts and entertainment on two stages. With direct pedestrian access to 10 casinos, more than 60 restaurants and specialty retail kiosks, Fremont Street Experience attracts over 17 million annual visitors. Fremont Street Experience can be found online at http://www.vegasexperience.com.
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100 Days of Free Entertainment Kicks Off Memorial Day Weekend and Runs Through Labor Day Weekend
LAS VEGAS, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Fremont Street Experience announces its summer concert series Rock of Vegas with an entertainment lineup of legendary rock ‘n’ rollers from the 1980s. The free concert series in Downtown Las Vegas will kick off Memorial Day Weekend with Vince Neil, legendary singer of Motley Crue, and runs through Labor Day Weekend with a performance by the ultimate glam metal rocker, Dee Snider, legendary singer of Twisted Sister.
“This is the fourth summer concert series at Fremont Street Experience and this year Rock of Vegas will bring the classic rock hits of the ’80s to life with plenty of power ballads and guitar shredding,” said Jeff Victor, president of Fremont Street Experience. “Downtown Vegas is a fun place to see a concert and offers one of the best values in Las Vegas. All the concerts and stage shows are free, plus downtown hotel-casinos offer great deals on room rates, gambling and many food and drink specials.”
Rock of Vegas Summer Concert Series at Fremont Street Experience headliner concerts are:
|May 26 – VINCE NEIL -Legendary Singer of Motley Crue|
|June 9 – DENNIS DEYOUNG: The Music of Styx|
|June 22 – NIGHT RANGER|
|July 7 – ASIA featuring John Payne|
|July 21 – WARRANT & SKID ROW|
|Aug. 4 – BRET MICHAELS “Get Your Rock on Tour 2012″|
|Aug. 18 – (To be announced)|
|Sept. 1 – DEE SNIDER – Legendary Singer of Twisted Sister with special guest JAC&JILL|
(All concerts are Saturday nights with the exception of June 22, which is a Friday night.)
“So if you’re looking for nothing but a good time and wanna rock, come to Fremont Street Experience this summer where you can still rock in America and have the best of times,” added Victor.
Fremont Street Experience is a five-block entertainment complex in historic downtown Las Vegas and features Viva Vision, the world’s largest video screen. With direct access to 10 casinos, more than 60 restaurants, plus specialty retail kiosks, Fremont Street Experience attracts over 17 million annual visitors. Fremont Street Experience can be found online at www.vegasexperience.com.
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