Creed will reunite for their first shows in 12 years in 2024, when they kicked off the Summer of ’99 cruise next April as the headliners of the rock tour, the band announced on Wednesday (July 17).
The band’s line-up of Scott Stapp, Mark Tremonti, Brian Marshall and Scott Phillips will play two shows during the cruise, which will travel from Miami to the Bahamas between April 18-22, 2024. Presented by Sixthman, the summer cruise of ‘ The 99 lineup is also headlined by 3 Doors Down, and includes Buckcherry, Tonic, Fuel, Vertical Horizon, The Verve Pipe, Tantric and Nine Days, among others.
Creed released four albums starting in 1997 My own prison, and helped define the mega-selling post-grunge rock movement of the late ’90s. Singles such as “One”, “Higher”, “With Arms Wide Open” and “My Sacrifice” crossed over from alternative radio to pop audiences, and with 1999’s second album Human mudCreed reached a commercial peak – the album has sold 11.7 million copies to date, according to Luminate.
“The whole experience was flying by the seat of our pants,” Stapp said Billboard in 2019. “We knew what we wanted, we knew what our dreams were, we knew what our purpose was, we knew what our passion was, we were one. We were brothers.”
Full circlereleased in 2009, marked the group’s final album, and Creed took a break from touring together in 2012. During the hiatus, Stapp released his second and third solo albums, while Tremonti has regularly released music as leader of the Tremonti collective, including other side projects.
While no further reunion dates or recording plans have been announced yet, Creed will participate in a live Q&A during the summer ’99 cruise that will be open to all in attendance. Pre-sale registrations for the cruises are available now through July 26, with July 28 marking the on-sale public; more details can be found here.