By Alan Davies
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
THE second wave of bands playing this year’s Slam Dunk Festival in Hatfield have been announced.
Organisers of the rock, emo, metal, ska and punk festival being held at the University of Hertfordshire on Sunday, May 27 added another 13 bands to the line-up today (Wednesday).
Joining already confirmed main stage headliners Taking Back Sunday will be Welsh rockers The Blackout.
Motion City Soundtrack, Say Anything, Hit The Lights and The Story So Far will also appear at the College Lane campus after playing the northern Slam Dunk leg in Leeds the day before.
Lower Than Atlantis, While She Sleeps, Of Mice & Men, Don Broco, The Word Alive, For The Fallen Dreams, I See Stars and Upon A Burning Body have also been added to the Hatfield bill, with many more to be announced across seven stages.
Tickets for SDF12 cost £32.50 in advance or £36 with after show party.
Doors for the festival will open from 1pm.
Bands will be finished by no later than 11pm, with after parties finishing at 3am.
Both the Leeds and Hatfield events are 14 plus for the festival and 18 plus for the after show party.
A free shuttle bus service from Hatfield train station will operate for the southern leg.
For Slam Dunk tickets, click on either the Luna Tickets or See Tickets links above right.