Formed by Mark De Vattimo (ex Voyager and winner of the 'WF Metal Awards Best Guitarist' 2007 & 2009 and 'WAMi Best Guitarist Nominee' 2005.) in Perth, Australia circa 1999.
Psychonaut cites influences such as Mercyful Fate, Loudness, Motorhead, Black Sabbath, KISS W.A.S.P. & Slayer. The band has a classic metal & rock sound with lyrical themes such as Star Wars, Hammer Horror and Sci Fi.
Psychonaut has supported Death Angel, Exodus, Finntroll, Frankenbok, Lord, Armoured Saint.
A debut album 'Masters Of Procrastination' was released during early 2004.
2012's 'Shock 'Em Dead!' reveals 14 new tracks of power-speed-thrash-death-rock-metal. Songs such as 'The Tooth Of Dracula', 'False Metal', 'The Humungus' and 'Darklord Rise!' and 'Thrash Metal Zombies' reveal that already classic Psychonaut heavy metal sound with a modern twist.A fitting sequel to an already successful debut album.
Psychonaut have been tour support for Paul DiAnno / Blaze Bayley.
Stormrider Heavy Metal Festival
May 24, 2014 Civic Hotel in Perth, WA
Wow, finally! It's been so many months we have been looking forward to this festival! The flights had been booked for over half a year and there was a keen exchange with our Perth contacts. And ...