The award winning Psycho Las Vegas has announced its return, along with its first round of bands it plans to host next August 17-19 at The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. Expectations are high for the fest after last year’s massive, expertly curated selection of artists from around the globe, and if this first taste of the lineup is any indication, 2018 promises to go above and beyond, setting the desert on fire.
The list of bands they have unleashed to reign havoc as of now are:
The return and reunion of Swedish psychedelic fuzz legends Witchcraft will be playing their first US show since 2009. In line with their reputation for scoring highly coveted sets, Psycho Las Vegas will be only one of two US dates that the band will be performing in 2018. Joining the ranks are Italian purveyors of prog rock, Goblin, most notable for their original scores for Dawn of the Dead & Disturbia; beloved stoned thrashers High On Fire; guitar lord Zakk Sabbath; horror-synth group S U R V I V E, best known for scoring 80’s referencing Netflix series ‘Stranger Things’; the reunion of Chicago doom heavyweights Indian; and UK’s prog masters DVNE, who will be performing their first ever US show at this year’s fest.
The first 2500 tickets sold will also include access to the Psycho Las Vegas Pre-fest Pool Party on August 16, which is not only the most notorious pre-party in town, but also includes favorite Psycho alumni.
PSYCHO LAS VEGAS 2018
HIGH ON FIRE
S U R V I V E
And many, many more to be unleashed…
About the beast that is Psycho…
For the third year in a row, Psycho Entertainment will be taking over The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino resort and will show festival-goers why it’s earned its place as Vegas’ Best Festival, according to Las Vegas Weekly. Feeding into the seven deadly sins, festival goers are able to delve into the culture, escape reality and live up to the Psycho name for a weekend by participating in everything that Las Vegas has to offer and more. What separates Psycho Las Vegas from the rest of these festivals is that it truly embraces the love of living an out of ordinary lifestyle. Besides providing the most tasteful music in metal, it also brings the heavy music community together for a complete resort takeover and turns it into their version of hell along with showcasing art, fashion, extreme activities and encouraging bad behavior throughout the week.