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Slam Dunk 2016 Review – Part One
Slam Dunk festival celebrated its tenth birthday this year with a monster party! With a diverse line-up including Panic! At the Disco, Of Mice & Men, Hellions, Blood Youth, As It Is, Yellowcard and many more, it was one not to be missed! Four writers (including myself at the Midlands) attended over the course of the weekend and give their views below!
Blood Youth @ Camden Rocks Festival 2016
Chloe Barker’s shots of Blood Youth at Camden Rocks Festival 2016
Architects – All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us
Architects, are a five piece hardcore band from Brighton, formed over a decade ago back in 2004, the band have now finally released their epic seventh album, ‘All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us.’ And if you’re a big fan of their previous album, ‘Lost Forever // Lost Together’ then you’ll definitely be a fan of this eleven track killer.
For I Am King – ‘Daemons’ | Album
I really would struggle to pick a favourite song, but highlights have to be Interlude, Hades, We Must Obey, and Breathe The Fire; but every song on the 10-track album packs a punch and had me headbanging in my tiny university room.
Track of the Day: Turnstile – Addicted
American hardcore quintet Turnstile have released the animated video for new track Addicted. The track is taken from the band’s celebrated album Nonstop Feeling and the band say; “The song is about over-dependence and discontent. It’s about the battle for the super drug.”
Five Heavier Acts You Should Definitely Watch At Slam Dunk 2016
Whilst, Panic! At The Disco and traditional Pop Punk bands get all of the attention, I have singled out five of the best heavier acts who I think you should definitely check out!
PUPPY announce new mini-album
London rock trio PUPPY have revealed that their new mini-album Vol. II wil be released via the band’s own label on August 12th!
Lockjaw Records announce new charity EP
UK independent punk and hardcore label Lockjaw Records have announced an incredible compilation album No Guts, No Glory. The album aimed to raise money and awareness of Crohn’s disease and colitis.
Kerrang Awards nominations announced
At a laid-back pre-party featuring performances from Muncie Girls, Heck and Creeper, Kerrang! announced the nominations for this years Kerrang! Awards via a live seance. The awards ceremony will take place at London’s Troxy on June 9 and for the first year, will feature live music from Asking Alexandra and more to be announced.
More Bands Added to 2000 Trees Festival
2000trees Festival has announce its 4th full wave of bands for the huge 2016 event, happening over weekend of 7/8/9 July.
A History of Slam Dunk Festival
2016 marks the tenth year of Slam Dunk Festival. The festival has quickly become the UK’s premier touring festival, almost being likened as the younger British cousin of America’s massive Vans Warped Tour. To celebrate and to get you more excited for this year’s May bank holiday shenanigans, we take a look back at the festival from its inauguration in 2006 right up to what you can expect from 2016.
MORALIST TAKE ON THE A-Z QUESTIONNAIRE CHALLENGE
Southampton based quintet Moralist started life last year with a clear declaration: to produce something that is unique and genuinely creative. They recently caught up with Gareth and took on the A-Z Questionnaire Challenge!
Create To Inspire announced as Napoleon support
British melodic hardcore group Create To Inspire are set to join label mates Napoleon on their UK tour as main support. The tour in August, comes after the quintet’s support run playing sold-out venues across the UK with While She Sleeps.