Def Leppard to Sail on the ‘Hysteria on the High Seas’ Cruise
Earlier today we learned that Def Leppard were planning something special for the beginning of next year. Well, it didn't take long for the full announcement to be made. The group will embark on the Hysteria on the High Seas cruise from Jan. 21-25, 2016.
According to their website, Def Leppard will sail on the MSC Divina from Miami, with stops at Half Moon Cay (a private island) and Freeport in the Bahamas. "Your days and nights will be filled with music, theme nights and special events," the press release says, while adding that more details, including ticket information, are expected soon. Members of Def Leppard's Rock Brigade club will be able to book one week before the general public.
Guitarist Vivian Campbell hinted at the news recently when he laid out the band's plans for the next year. Talking about their tour schedule, which includes a summer run through North America with Styx and Tesla, Campbell noted, "And then we’re gonna do something unique that we’ve never done before, next January, which will be announced very soon."
Launched in 2012, the MSC Divina was named in honor of the actress Sophia Loren, and one of the suites in its private Yacht Club was designed by her, complete with a replica of her dressing table and pictures of her throughout. MSC calls the ship the "godmother of our fleet." It includes more than 1,500 staterooms, numerous restaurants and clubs, 150 fountains, a waterpark, a spa, an adults-only infinity pool and a Formula 1 racing simulator.
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