Swedish progressive metal titans Opeth and thrash metal legends Megadeth will join U.K. doom icons Electric Wizard to headline Psycho Las Vegas 2019, a three-day, four-stage event Aug. 16 to 18 at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. Opeth’s performance will mark the band’s only U.S. appearance of the year.
The curators of the event also have added Scottish post-rock unit Mogwai; former Screaming Tees frontman/alternative rock icon Mark Lanegan; the multi-talented Bruce Lamont, who will appear with his avant metal unit Yakuza as well as his Led Zeppelin tribute band Led Zeppelin 2; psychedelic stoner rock unit Dead Meadow, Norwegian black metallers 1349; and American thrash veterans Vio-lence, among others.
Additionally, the world’s only heavy metal talk show, “Two Minutes to Late Night,” will bring its popular YouTube show to the festival stage while multi-talented recording artist, music producer and self-help guru Andrew W.K. will bring the weekend ceremony to a close for the second year in a row with a DJ set.
See the full list of confirmed artists below.
The “Psycho Special” passes and “High Roller VIP” passes are sold out, however “Tier 1 Weekender General Admission” passes are available at $249 but will increase to $299 once the first tier sells out. Single-day tickets priced at $109 will be available in the coming weeks. All ticket prices are exclusive of taxes and fees. Tickets and more information are available at VivaPsycho.com.
PSYCHO LAS VEGAS 2019 final lineup (alphabetical):
Full of Hell
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Have a Nice Life
High On Fire
Led Zeppelin 2
Old Man Gloom
The Black Angels
The Crazy World of Arthur Brown
Triumph of Death
Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats
Be sure to kick off the weekend with Psycho Swim, the previously announced all-day, pre-fest pool party at Daylight Beach Club at Mandalay Bay on Thursday, Aug. 15, featuring Corrosion Of Conformity, Lucifer, Danava, ASG, Primitive Man, Idle Hands, Howling Giant and Thrown into Exile. Tickets are separate from the three-day festival and on sale for $35 (excluding tax and fees) for those 21 and older. Grab your tickets today at VivaPsycho.com.