The latest additions to the Slam Dunk Festivals 2011 lineup are Hyro Da Hero, Cartel (UK exclusive shows), Not Advised and Bury Tomorrow. Plus the Kerrang! Introducing stage, which will feature Blitz Kids, Lower Than Atlantis, Don Broco, Rio, Basement, Summerlin, Lost Boys and The Famous Class.
Blink 182/Angels and Airwaves frontman Tom DeLonge will once again be picking a two winning bands to open the Kerrang! Introducing stage on behalf of Macbeth Footwear, following the hugely influential win from Francesqa last year, who continue to go from strength to strength following last years event. Look out for more details on how to enter on Kerrang.com
Finally, Punktastic will be hosting an acoustic stage, that will feature sets from Lost On Campus, Sam Little, Jimmy Holland, Ghost Saddles and The Lion & The Wolf.
All of the above join the following bands already confirmed for the festivals: Less Than Jake, Reel Big Fish, 3oh!3, The Starting Line, Set Your Goals, We Are The Ocean, Goldfinger, Anti-Flag, Hit The Lights, Mayday Parade, Hellogoodbye, Deaf Havana, Framing Hanley, Versa Emerge, Francesqa, The Skints, Dance Gavin Dance, The Dangerous Summer, This Time Next Year, Rocket To The Moon, We Are The In Crowd, Innerpartysystem, Tek One, A Loss For Words, Yashin, While She Sleeps, With The Punches and Decade.
Due to phenomenal demand, Slam Dunk is expanding yet again to take some of the festival’s line up to other cities across the May bank holiday weekend.
27 – Slam Dunk Scotland – Glasgow ABC (featuring – Less Than Jake, Anti-Flag, Goldfinger and Set Your Goals)
28 – Slam Dunk Festival North – Leeds, University (featuring the full line-up detailed further down the press release)
29 – Slam Dunk Festival South – Hatfield, University Of Hertfordshire (featuring the full line-up detailed further down the press release)
30 – Slam Dunk Birmingham – Birmingham, HMV Institute (featuring – Less Than Jake, The Starting Line, Goldfinger, Anti-Flag, We Are The Ocean, Set Your Goals, Hit The Lights, MC Lars and more TBC)
31 – Slam Dunk By The Sea – Southampton, Guildhall (featuring – Less Than Jake, Anti-Flag, Goldfinger & Set Your Goals.)
Tickets for all shows and more information is available from the official festival website.