This article was published in 2012.

Organisers of the Slam Dunk Festival have this week announced the second wave of bands to be confirmed for the event.

Bands announced included The Blackout, Motion City Soundtrack, Say Anything, Lower Than Atlantis and many more.

Slam Dunk takes place at Leeds University on 26th May. You can buy tickets for the festival for £32.50 via Leeds Gig Tickets and See Tickets.

Responding to their inclusion at the annual festival, The Blackout said "Slam Dunk has always been a great festival to play. It's just a massive party. We're super excited to be playing it again and there are some cracking bands playing that we're all excited to see too."

The full list of bands revealed this week is:

+ The Blackout
+ Motion City Soundtrack
+ Say Anything
+ Hit The Lights
+ The Story So Far
+ Lower Than Atlantis
+ While She Sleeps
+ Of Mice & Men
+ Don Broco
+ The Word Alive
+ For The Fallen Dreams
+ I See Stars
+ Upon A Burning Body

These bands join the existing line up that already included Taking Back Sunday, Architects, Every Time I Die, Cancer Bats, Set Your Goals, Make Do And Mend, The King Blues, Mayday Parade, Forever The Sickest Kids, and The Audition.