• Jase Smith

Louder News: Slam Dunk Festival announces the first batch of bands for the 2020 bill

If you're a fan of UK pop-punk, there's no doubt you've heard of Slam Dunk Festival - two events across the country stacked with some of the finest alternative bands the earth has to offer - and now this iconic scene staple is back again, announcing the first batch of bands that will make their way onto the iconic Hatfield and Leeds stages in 2020.

This year's headliner takes the form of iconic British rock outlet Don Broco - who's hard-hitting rock and pop fused bangers are sure to pack the main stage with all the energy expected from fans and festival goers - and it doesn't stop there!

The four-piece are backed up by a superb selection of talent including New York rockers State Champs and Pennsylvania pop-punkers The Wonder Years, returning to the UK for the first time since their co-headliner with Mayday Parade, another also gracing the stage of this years festival.

With the lineup also boasting a triumphant return of Motion City Soundtrack along with Four Year Strong, Knuckle Puck, Ice Nine Kills, ISSUES, Bayside and Hands Like Houses - this year of Slam Dunk history is already setting itself up as one to be remembered!

Tickets for this year's Slam Dunk festival are available here.

NORTH - Saturday 23rd of May - Leeds Temple Newsam

SOUTH - Sunday 24th of May - Hatfield Park