Other artists that were announced for the event are the Wonder Years, Mayday Parade, Motion City Soundtrack, Knuckle Puck, Ice Nine Kills, Bayside, Issues and Hands Like Houses. You can see that announcement post below.
#SDF20 IS HERE! Our first announcement is @DONBROCO, @State_Champs, @thewonderyears, @maydayparade, @fouryearstrong, @KnucklePuckIL, @ICENINEKILLS, @BaysideBand, @issues and @handslikehouses. Super Early Bird tickets (at 2019 prices) on-sale from Friday! pic.twitter.com/15h6gsjkmG
— Slam Dunk Festival (@SlamDunkMusic) September 25, 2019
It was later announced that We Are In The Crowd will be making their return with a performance at the festival.
Sum 41 will be the festival’s second headliner. Billy Talent, the Used, the Story So Far, Basement, Grayscale and Dream State were also added, as well as Punk In Drublic featuring NOFX and Pennywise. WATIC also aren’t the only one reuniting, with Your Demise making their return as well.
Check out the announcement below.
We’re excited to announce @YoungGunsUK are BACK, playing live for the first time in 3 years, playing All Our Kings Are Dead in full
— Slam Dunk Festival (@SlamDunkMusic) November 27, 2019
The two-day festival, which takes place in Leeds and Hatfield, will occur May 23-24. Tickets are available here.
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Young Guns first performed at Slam Dunk in 2009. Drummer Ben Jolliffe, who parted ways with the band before the release of their fourth album, will also be joining them for the weekend. The festival will mark it the first time the original lineup will play together in 4 years.
They will be playing through the entirety of their first album All Our Kings Are Dead, in celebration of it’s 10th anniversary.
The band announced their return to the stage with a heartfelt post on Instagram.
“We’re incredibly excited to celebrate 10 years of our debut album All Our Kings Are Dead by stepping back on stage at @slamdunkmusic 2020 to play our first album in full, with our original line-up for the first time in four years.”
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Slam Dunk has always been a big part of Young Guns, we’ve had some our most enjoyable shows ever there and still remember playing our first ever show there in 2009. We’re incredibly excited to celebrate 10 years of our debut album All Our Kings Are Dead by stepping back on stage at @slamdunkmusic 2020 to play our first album in full, with our original line-up for the first time in four years. It’s a great line-up and we can’t wait to get back out there so dust off your AOKAD album and come celebrate the past, as well as the future, with us next Spring! See you there! Tickets available now from slamdunkfestival.com
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