Wednesday, 5 December 2012

News: Slam Dunk 2013 - First bands announced!

2013 will bring the 8th Slam Dunk festival, and will stretch to a three-day touring festival, gracing Wolverhampton as well as Hatfield and Leeds.

 The news comes with the announcement of All Time Low as the festival's headliners. Frontman Alex Gaskarth says "We're always excited to come to the UK, it's never dull over there! This is going to be phenomenal". 

All Time Low will be joined by Pierce The Veil, Four Year Strong and The Early November, who will play their first shows in the UK since they reformed.

Ben Ray, Slam Dunk's owner, says “Once again I am pleased to have such a great line up to announce. I am especially pleased this year to announce a brand new 3rd full festival. Originating from the Midlands myself, I have always wanted to take the festival there and now after years of work building the brand across the country I feel I can now take it home! I hope fans across the country will continue to support the growth a homegrown UK festival, and let’s make 2013 a big one together.”  

Bands currently announced: All Time Low, Pierce The Veil, Streetlight Manifesto, Woe Is Me, The Early November, The Wonder Years, Fireworks, Four Year Strong, The Story So Far, Senses Fail, Polar Bear Club plus lots more yet to be announced!

Saturday 25th May - Leeds University
Sunday 26th May - Hertfordshire University, Hatfield
Monday 27th May - Wolverhampton Civic

Tickets go on sale Friday 7th December.

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