Plus: Blood Incantation, Tribulation, Decibel LA set times, Beyond the Gates Festival (with Mercyful Fate, Tribulation, and more), Funeral Leech opening for Rippikoulu, Faith No More, and more heavy tour news.
As King Diamond and Company gear up for the promotion of The Institute, their first studio album in 12 years, their stage setup has morphed into a crumbling mental hospital, replete with metal bars and an upside-down cross.
King Diamond's tour hits Brooklyn soon, with two very cool support acts, Uncle Acid & the Dead Beats and Idle Hands, and you can enter for a chance to win your way in. Plus: read a new interview with Idle Hands over at IO.
Not only are Mercyful Fate playing their first shows in 20+ years in 2020 (in Europe at least), frontman King Diamond is also releasing a new album in 2020 and going on a North American tour this fall...
Psycho Las Vegas kicked off on Thursday with the Psycho Swim pre-party, an outdoor show at one of the many pools at the Mandalay Bay casino complex in Las Vegas featuring sets from Corrosion of Conformity, Lucifer, Danava, Primitive Man, ASG, Howling Giant, Idle Hands, and more.