Psycho California lineup announcedMonday, December 15, 2014 3:06 PM PT / 8,001 views
Official press release: Psycho California, formerly known as Psycho de Mayo, returns for 2015 with three days (May 15, 16 and 17) at The Observatory in Santa Ana, Calif. The festival is quickly becoming North America's preeminent outing for fans of doom, heavy psych and sludge. The current lineup for Psycho California is: Kylesa Earth OM Russian Circles Orange Goblin Bedemon Conan Eyehategod Indian Earthless Pallbearer Crowbar Stoned Jesus Old Man Gloom Cave In Acid Witch Truckfighters Tombs Bang Electric Citizen Coffinworm SubRosa Eagle Twin Mammatus True Widow Anciients Bellwitch Lord Dying Death By Stereo Radio Moscow Ancient Altar Samsara Blues Experiment Elder Mothership The Well Deathkings Wo Fat Rozamov Destroyer of Light Highlands Bloodmoon Slow Season Crypt Trip Lords of Beacon House Tumbleweed Dealer Sinister Haze Blackout Red Wizard Banquet Loom While headliners will be announced on Jan. 15, the already stunning collection of bands includes Bedemon's debut live performance as well as both Conan's and Samsara Blues Experiment's first California shows. Festival interludes will be provided by Housecore Records' artist Author & Punisher and vinyl DJ set from Bob Lugowe/Relapse Records. "This is the first show that we're announcing for 2015 and it couldn't be more appropriate," said Kylesa's Laura Pleasants. "We feel that we will be among family in such an environment of heavy riffs, trippy meanderings and good vibes. What a great way to kick it in California again! Come head bang, talk music and get lost in the music with us."