After announcing several initial bands, Psycho Las Vegas has revealed the second wave of acts for its 2022 lineup. Mercyful Fate, Emperor, and Suicidal Tendencies will headline the fest, set for August 19th-21st at Resorts World Las Vegas.
The rest of the stacked bill includes many heavy metal luminaries from across the globe, plus a few notable alternative and hip-hop artists: Mayhem, Boris, High on Fire, Cirith Ungol, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Carcass, At the Gates, Warpaint, Wolves in the Throne Room, Carpenter Brut, and Wu-Tang Clan members Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, and GZA.
In addition to Emperor and Mayhem, who will be making their only 2022 US appearances at the festival, there will be a notable contingent of European extreme metal acts on the bill, as well, including Satyricon, Ulver, Watain, Samael, MGLA, and Katatonia.
Resorts World Las Vegas marks a new location for the annual fest, which previously took place at the Mandalay Bay Resort. Resorts World is billed as The Strip’s “newest ground-up resort to be built in over a decade,” and features six stages and numerous amenities.
Passes for Psycho Las Vegas are now available via the festival’s website, while the full current lineup can be seen below.
Psycho Las Vegas 2022 Artist Lineup:
She Past Away
At the Gates
High On Fire
Dance with the Dead
The Juliana Theory
Wolves in the Throne Room
…And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead
Bömbers – The Ultimate Motörhead Tribute
Year of No light
The Goddamn Gallows
200 Stab Wounds
Last Podcast on the Left
Chessboxing with GZA