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Psycho Las Vegas 2019 announce full line-up, Megadeth & Opeth to Headline

Posted by on April 13, 2019

Psycho Las Vegas has announced the full line-up for its 2019 event. Megadeth and Opeth are set to headline the three-day festival, which takes place August 16-18 at Las Vegas, NV’s Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The event, now in its sixth year, has been slowly releasing names since November 2018. Now boasting more than […]

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First wave of bands revealed for Psycho Las Vegas 2019

Posted by on November 29, 2018

The first wave of bands have been revealed for 2019’s Psycho Las Vegas, which will take place at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino from August 16th – 18th. Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats, High on Fire, Glassjaw, Yob, Perturbator, Kadavar, Oranssi Pazuzu are currently booked for next year’s run as early bird + tier […]

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Danzig to play ‘Danzig III: How the Gods Kill’ in its entirety at Psycho Las Vegas

Posted by on March 27, 2018

Danzig has been added to this year’s already killer Psycho Las Vegas lineup. This August, the metal icon will perform his third studio album, 1992’s Danzig III: How the Gods Kill, in its entirety. It will be the only performance of this record in the US this year. The event runs from August 17th-19th, and […]

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Young and in the Way disband due to sexual assault accusations

Posted by on February 26, 2018

Due to strong sexual assault allegations against members from the North Carolina crust punk outfit Young and in the Way, both Psycho Las Vegas and their label Deathwish Inc. have dropped the group. Despite the band denying these accusations, it appears that they will no longer be playing any more shows, which makes us assume […]

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Psycho Las Vegas 2018 reveal first wave of acts, tickets on sale tomorrow

Posted by on December 14, 2017

Psycho Las Vegas have announced its return to sin city on August 17th-19th, 2018. The award-winning festival will be held at The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino and they have unleashed the first wave of bands that include Witchcraft, Goblin, High on Fire, and more. Tickets go on sale tomorrow (15th) at 10AM PST and […]

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Mastodon added to Psycho Las Vegas 2017 lineup as final headliner

Posted by on May 4, 2017

We’ve all heard the phrase, “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” It is one of the few places out there where you can completely lose your mind and spend all of your money doing it while sitting at a poker table, and that’s just gambling. But speaking of losing your mind, Psycho Las Vegas […]

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Las Vegas quietly becoming a metal destination

Posted by on February 20, 2017

  When you think of music in Las Vegas, you probably associate it with Elvis, or perhaps if you want to get more current, perhaps The Killers. However, it’s slowly becoming a destination for bands. Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard, KISS and Scorpions have done residencies there, among other heavier acts, and festivals, including Psycho […]

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King Diamond to headline Psycho Las Vegas

Posted by on January 10, 2017

  Earlier this past Fall, King Diamond announced the finalization of a DVD capturing footage from 2015’s Abigail Tour. While announcing it, King said that while he’d be spending most of 2017 recording a new album, he’d  have time to “fit in a few special festival shows, performing the same set on the Abigail tour.” Today […]

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Psycho Las Vegas adds Carcass, Cult of Luna, Oathbreaker, Sumac many more

Posted by on December 19, 2016

After three years as a destination fest in Southern California, the Psycho California Fest became Psycho Las Vegas earlier this year. Giving attendees everyone from stoner legends like Boris and Yob to cool uncle music like Alice Cooper and Blue Oyster Cult in Sin City proved to be a huge success, and 2017’s lineup including […]

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2016 Metal festival guide for North America, Part 1

Posted by on June 15, 2016

In the last couple of years, North America has been getting a serious amount of festivals, some of them reaching new areas where events like thise never had taken place. Since the demise of Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival last year, the American scene had a gap that needed to be filled in different, smarter […]

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