Psycho California, the west coast’s first annual metal festival and a must see for fans of doom, heavy psych and sludge, have announced the release of individual day passes as well as the daily line-up for the three-day outing.
Virginia doom outfit Cough have joined the line-up as have Sourvein, who recently announced a new album, Aquatic Occult, will be out later this year via Metal Blade. Josh Graham, who has created on-stage light shows and visuals for a number of artists including Neurosis, Mastodon and Sleep, will be creating a unique light display for the festival. Lastly, illustrator David D’Andrea, whose art is displayed both at galleries and as packaging for a variety of bands and brands (OM, Converse, Earth), will have a pop-up gallery.
Individual day passes will be on sale Friday, Feb. 13 at Midnight PST and available via Psychoca.com. A very limited number of 3-day passes remain available with VIP passes having already sold out. Single day tickets are $64.50 while 3-day passes are $149.50.
May 15 performers: Cult of Luna, Russian Circles, Eyehategod, Old Man Gloom, Bedemon, Cave In, Conan, Bell Witch, Wrench, Cough, Atriarch, Samsara Blues Experiment, Radio Moscow, Death By Stereo, Destroyer of Light, Bloodmoon, Crypt Trip, Ancient Altar, Blackout, Loom
May 16 performers: Sleep, Kylesa, Earth, Pallbearer, Dead Meadow, Subrosa, Sourvein, Eagle Twin, True Widow, Rozamov, Mammatus, Lord Dying, Anciients, Electric Citizen, Acid Witch, Sinister Haze, Highlands, Banquet, Lords of Beacon House
May 17 performers: Pentagram, Om, Earthless, Indian, Tombs, Coffinworm, Elder, Truckfighters, Bang, Stoned Jesus, Deathkings, Wo-Fat, Mothership, Tumbleweed Dealer, The Well, Slow Season, Red Wizard
Festival interludes will be provided by Housecore Records’ artist Author & Punisher and vinyl DJ set from Bob Lugowe (Relapse Records) and Sean Pellet (Last Daze Here).