This article was published in 2012.

With less than 5 weeks to go until the Slam Dunk Festival, the line up is shaping up to be a great success as organisers today announced yet another wave of bands for the annual event held at Leeds University.

Slam Dunk Festival is now into its seventh year and takes place on 26th May.

The bands announced today included Gallows, who will be making their first festival appearance at this year's Slam Dunk festival; ska punk heroes Capdown, have come out of retirement for a second time; and local ska punk band Random Hand.

Also revealed today were Sharks, Hildamay, Straight Lines, Misser, Acoda and Our Time Down Here.

Neil Starr (Attack! Attack! / Dopamine) will be playing solo on the acoustic stage.

Bands previously announced for Slam Dunk 2012 include Taking Back Sunday, Architects, Every Time I Die and Cancer Bats, and many more. View the full Slam Dunk line up here.