When the early announcements for this year’s Slam Dunk Festival it made us wonder, could this festival get anymore awesome? Well, we needn’t have worried, because the next batch of bands is even better!
The latest announcement has revealed that We Are The Ocean will be playing their final ever shows at this year’s Slam Dunk Festival. They will be joined by Deaf Havana, Frank Iero And The Patience, The Maine, Stray From The Path and Sorority Noise.
Also announcement in the latest back of bands is Seaway, Boston Manor, WSTR, Crime In Stereo and Too Close to Touch. Slam Dunk also revealed the final additions to their Fireball UK; with Zebrahead, The Ataris, FENIX TX and the reunion of Madina Lake.
The bands in the latest announcement will join Enter Shikari as headliners, with the band’s slot at the festival also doubling as a ten-year celebration of Take To The Skies.
The festival has already announced the likes of Don Broco, Bowling For Soup and Cute Is What We Aim For playing this year’s festival, as well as Beartooth, Tonight Alive, The Bronx, Goldfinger, Mad Caddies, The Movielife, Trophy Eyes, Like Pacific and Against Me!
There’s still even more bands yet to be announced, and we can’t wait to hear who else will be joining this already stellar line up!
The festival rolls into Birmingham, Leeds and Hatfield over May Bank Holiday weekend. Dates and details below:
27 May – Slam Dunk Midlands – Birmingham NEC
28 May – Slam Dunk North – Leeds City Centre
29 May – Slam Dunk South – Hatfield Forum
Tickets are still available for purchase from slamdunkmusic.com
Here’s your track-by-track guide to the very latest, very awesome Slam Dunk Festival Announcement!
We Are The Ocean
We Are The Ocean have played at Slam Dunk Festival more than any other band, and this year their appearances will be their final ever shows.
The rockers are playing just three other UK Headline shows as part of their #FarewellTour this March in London, Manchester and Glasgow.
As sad as we are about We Are The Ocean disbanding, we’re so glad they’re playing Slam Dunk Festival to give us a chance to say goodbye properly!
Get psyched, and listen to We Are The Ocean’s cover of ‘Hey Now’; the original smash hit by London Grammar: