FESTIVAL NEWS: Slam Dunk Festival Confirms The King Blues, Moose Blood, The Word Alive And More

Last night Slam Dunk Festival surprised us with 8 more bands, confirming that The King Blues, Shikari Sound System (DJ Set), Moose Blood, The Amity Affliction, The Word Alive, Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! and Catch 22 have all been added to the line-up.

Enter Shikari frontman Rou Reynolds comments:

“We can’t wait to introduce Slam Dunk to Shikari Sound System. If you like low frequencies, the ones that make your innards quiver, and you like high energy electronic music come down and jive. Maybe even pull out a foxtrot.”

The latest additions not only include Yellowcard who will be playing their hit album Ocean Avenue in full, but also Mayday Parade, Hit The Lights, Northlane, Hacktivist, Cancer Bats, Norma Jean and ROAM.

They will be joining the previously announced headliners Panic! At The Disco, as well as Of Mice & Men, New Found Glory, Four Year Strong, Yellowcard (performing Ocean Avenue in its entirety) Every Time I Die, Issues, Memphis May Fire, Mayday Parade, Hit The Lights, Real Friends, Mallory Knox, Northlane, Hacktivist, Cancer Bats, Norma Jean, The Starting Line, Set Your Goals, Zebrahead, Capdown, We Came As Romans, Miss May I, ROAM and The Story So Far.

Dates and locations for Slam Dunk Festival 2016 are:


Sat 28th – SLAM DUNK NORTH – Leeds City Centre
Mon 30th – SLAM DUNK SOUTH – Hatfield University

Tickets are on sale now, priced at £42 (£47 with aftershow party). For the first time there is also a limited edition Mega Ticket on sale for £150, which allows access to all three events including aftershow, wristband exchange queue jump and a limited edition t-shirt.

Head to the Slam Dunk Festival website for ticket links and further information.

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