FULL METAL CRUISE II – MORE THAN JUST A CRUISE
Wacken, 21. April 2015
The Full Metal Cruise II rocked the Balearic Islands with 2,000 Metal Heads from 11th until 16th April 2015. The biggest European Heavy Metal Festival on sea offered everything a metalhead wished for: more than 20 bands, a supporting program with metal karaoke, comedy, lectures, cinema, musician workshops and a tattoo artist. Special highlights of the journey were the concerts on shore in Ibiza and Palma de Mallorca and the tombola on board of the “Mein Schiff 1”.
Heavy Metal in a breathtaking scenery
At the first concert on shore on April 14th 2015 on Ibiza the fans experienced something unique. Already from onboard of the “Mein Schiff 1” in the port of Ibiza Town the location of the concert high above the city could be recognized. In the former military centre of Ibiza, the old castle of Dalt Vila, the stage for the Full Metal Cruise concert had been built up. Between the old walls and with an exceptional view of the city and the “Mein Schiff 1” the evening became something very special. The range of music for the metalheads was very diversified as well. The local matadors Los Vagabundos, Indulgentes and singer Leo Jimenez have proven Spanish metal fire. Metal legend U.D.O. ensured a perfect final with their distinctive metal power.
Barón Rojo rocked Palma de Mallorca
At the concert on shore on the 15th of April 2015 in Palma de Mallorca the Spanish metal band Barón Rojo performed on stage of the the legendary club “Es Gremi”. The four Spaniards belong to the most popular metal bands in Spain since 35 years. In the club “Es Gremi” they showed the Full Metal
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Cruise guests what handmade, Spanish metal looks and sounds like. The “red barons“ have been supported by plenty of female metal power. The bands Psideralica and Fyre! fired up the crowd with their female singers. This evening surely was one Mallorca will not forget that easily.
Tombola for the good cause
Besides workshops, lectures and metal wellness also the popular FMC-tombola has been organized on board of the Full Metal Cruise. The prices ranged from VIP tickets for the Wacken Open Air and Wacken guitars to the exclusive nautical chart of the Full Metal Cruise II from TUI Cruises that has been signed by several artists. Through the sales of the tombola tickets more than € 4,000 has been raised. A part of the proceeds will go to the foundation Fundación Handisport Mallorca who works in favor of the inclusion of people with disabilities in society through sports and leisure. Additionally the projects Familienhafen e. V., an outpatient childrens' hospice in Hamburg, Germany and the Wacken Foundation, a non-profit organization supporting (young) bands and artists from the metal scene, are being supported with the revenues. More information of the organizations can be found under the following links:
www.handisportmallorca.org, www.familienhafen.de, www.wacken-foundation.com
Under the following links you can also receive some impressions of the cruise: https://youtu.be/-5-Z9fMPOBo und https://youtu.be/vYmFnt8hitg
If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact me. More information can also be found at www.full-metal-cruise.com