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Mercyful Fate, Danzig, Poison The Well and More Announced For Psycho Las Vegas 2020

Psycho Las Vegas’ 2020 line-up has been announced, including Mercyful Fate’s only U.S. show.

In the past few years, Psycho Las Vegas has become one of America’s most interesting and exciting heavy music festivals. While the core of the fest’s line-up is usually stoner rock and doom metal, they’ve begun incorporating all manner of acts including death metal, classic metal, and sludge. Now, Psycho Las Vegas has announced their 2020 line-up, and it’s pretty much a metal fan’s dream.

First and foremost: headlining the festival will be black metal pioneers Mercyful Fate, playing their only scheduled U.S. performance of 2020. The band, led by the inimitable King Diamond, will be playing their first American show since 1999. Meanwhile, if the Fate isn’t your thing, Danzig will also be performing his album Danzig II in its entirely exclusively at the fest, and there’ll be a reunion show by metalcore legends Poison The Well.

Here’s the full line-up for the fest, with special performance notes included:

  • Danzig (performing Danzig II: Lucifuge in its entirety)
  • Mercyful Fate (only U.S. show)
  • Emperor (special one-off performance)
  • The Flaming Lips
  • Blue Öyster Cult
  • Down (celebrating the 25th anniversary of NOLA)
  • Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
  • Ty Segall
  • Warpaint
  • Mayhem
  • Satyricon (special one-off performance)
  • Watain (special one-off performance)
  • Blonde Redhead
  • Health
  • Obituary
  • Ulver
  • Katatonia
  • At The Gates (playing Slaughter Of The Soul in its entirety)
  • Poison The Well (20th anniversary of Opposite Of December show)
  • T.S.O.L.
  • Crowbar
  • Exhorder
  • Wolves In The Throne Room
  • Thursday
  • Pinback
  • Zola Jesus
  • Drab Majesty
  • Boris
  • King Dude
  • Paul Cauthen
  • Amigo The Devil
  • Eyehategod
  • Pig Destroyer
  • Repulsion
  • Immolation
  • Midnight
  • Mgla
  • Windhand
  • Cursive
  • Brutus
  • Profanatica
  • Lower Dens
  • Black Joe Lewis
  • Intronaut
  • Boysetsfire
  • Death By Stereo
  • Curl Up And Die
  • Adamantium
  • This Will Destroy You
  • Khemmis
  • Mothership
  • Guantanamo Baywatch
  • Dengue Fever
  • Kaelan Mikla
  • Blackwater Holylight
  • Fatso Jetson
  • Wino
  • Creeping Death
  • Mephistofeles (U.S. debut)
  • Frankie and the Witch Fingers
  • Toke
  • Foie Gras
  • Flavor Crystals
  • Silvertomb
  • Lord Buffalo
  • Warish
  • Alms
  • Bömbers
  • Glacial Tomb
  • Relaxer
  • Black Sabbitch
  • Hippie Death Cult
  • Vaelmyst
  • Mother Mercury
  • DJ Scott Seltzer and Two Minutes to Late Night.

READ THIS: Psycho Las Vegas 2019 took me to Hell on earth and back

Leading up to the festival will by the Psycho SWIM party, with an impressive line-up of its own:

  • Old Man Gloom
  • Elder
  • Polyrhythmics
  • Death Valley Girls
  • The Skull
  • Blackwater Holylight
  • Here Lies Man
  • DJ Scott Seltzer
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Psycho Las Vegas goes down August 14 - 16 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas. Tickets are on sale now.

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Posted on January 30th 2020, 4:22pm
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