Hard Rock Park | Theme Park Reviews

Hard Rock Park | The Birth of a Rock ‘n’ Roll Theme ParkHard Rock Park officially opened for business last week with much fanfare. The $400 million Myrtle Beach park was six years in the making. In May I visited the park for the Media Preview during the Sound Check or soft opening. As a seasoned theme park enthusiast, I was impressed by the level of detail and ingenuity that the creato...[Read More]

Led Zeppelin – The Ride Review @ Hard Rock Park

Hard Rock Park’s Headliner Doesn’t DisappointLed Zeppelin: The Ride is the headliner in Hard Rock Park’s ride lineup. Creating a great new rock-themed park is a draw, but nothing catches the eye of would-be visitors like a flashy new looping roller coaster. To that end, Led Zeppelin delivers a thrilling roller coaster that does an excellent job incorporating the music of a legend...[Read More]

Slippery When Wet Review | Hard Rock Park

Slippery When Wet at Hard Rock Park | Coaster ReviewsIn the heart of Hard Rock Park lies one the park’s few attractions that incorporate water. Slippery When Wet (likely named after the Bon Jovi album) is a suspended coaster designed by Premier Rides. It is similar to Carowinds Flying Super Saturator and Hersheypark’s Roller Soaker. Each car holds four riders, two facing frontward and ...[Read More]

Maximum RPM! Preview | Hard Rock Park

Maximum RPM Coaster Preview | Hard Rock Park – EXCLUSIVE! On my recent media trip to Hard Rock Park I was lucky enough to become one of the first to get a tour of Maximum RPM. It’s a first of its kind roller coaster with a unique lift mechanism. The six person cars will enter a ferris wheel-like hub that will rotate cars to the top. Once cars reach the top, the cars will drop into the ...[Read More]

Hard Rock Park Media Preview

Hard Rock Media Preview TripI’m back from my trip to Hard Rock Park for the Media Preview Event. I’ll have plenty of posts on this new park including an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Maximum RPM, a review of the Led Zeppelin coaster, tons of images, and a full park review. The park was impressive. The team behind HRP did an excellent job incorporating rock music into every aspect...[Read More]

Hard Rock Park Trip

Hard Rock Park Trip | Myrtle Beach, SCI’ll be making my first trip of the season next week when I attend Hard Rock Park’s Media Preview Day. I’ll be there next Tuesday and Wednesday which are the final days of Hard Rock’s soft opening or ‘Sound Check’. I’m looking forward to an inside look at the park and hope to interview a few park officials. Of course I...[Read More]

Hard Rock Park Auctions First Ride on Zeppelin Coaster

Hard Rock Park Auctions First Ride on Led Zeppelin CoasterSimilar to Dollywood auctioning of Mystery Mine seats last year, Hard Rock Park is auctioning off seats on the first run of their new Led Zeppelin Coaster. Winners of the auction get a seat on the inaugural run of Led Zeppelin and a commemorative certificate. 100% of proceeds go to the Sara Goodwin Memorial Foundation. At this point, the au...[Read More]

Eagles Roller Coaster Test Video

Midnight Rider Renamed Eagles Life in the Fast LaneHard Rock Park’s marquee coaster, Led Zeppelin – The Ride, has been well covered, but it’s good to get a peak at one of the other coasters. Last week, the roller coaster formerly known as Midnight Rider was renamed after the 70’s rock band the Eagles. Most won’t notice the name change as Hard Rock Park, located in Myr...[Read More]

Hard Rock Park Construction Photos

Hard Rock Park Nears Completion | Construction PhotosThe Hard Rock Park Blog has posted a slide show with some great shots from all over the brand new park. Hard Rock Park officially opens this May in Myrtle Beach, SC with five roller coasters including the much hyped Led Zeppelin Coaster by Bolliger & Mabillard. Complete with on-board speakers that will belt out one of Zeppelin’s hits, ...[Read More]

Led Zeppelin Coaster Test Video

Hard Rock Park’s Led Zeppelin Coaster | Test VideoI found this test video of the new Hard Rock Park’s Led Zeppelin Coaster on YouTube: What do you think of the Led Zeppelin Coaster? Do you have plans on visiting the new park? Leave a comment below.

Led Zeppelin Coaster Progress

Loops Appear in Myrtle Beach’s SkylineGet a look at the progress at the new Hard Rock Park in Myrtle Beach. The Led Zeppelin coaster is moving along at a great pace. It looks like the majority of the layout is complete. Pictures on the Hard Rock Park Blog show the lift hill, vertical loop, cobra roll, and zero-g roll all complete. The coaster will feature speakers playing Zeppelin’s &#...[Read More]

Led Zeppelin Roller Coaster Track Arrives

New Led Zeppelin Coaster UnderwayWhite steel track is starting to arrive at the new Hard Rock Park in Myrtle Beach. The track will be used to erect the Bolliger & Mabillard Led Zeppelin Coaster. The Zeppelin themed roller coaster will feature onboard speakers playing “Whole Lotta Love” and six loops. The coaster’s layout can be seen here. Hard Rock Park is scheduled to open i...[Read More]

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