This article was published in 2013.

Slam Dunk Festival has this week announced the final five unsigned bands that have been chosen as finalists for the Battle Of The Bands competition.

From Leeds are Calls Landing and The King Is Dead, and they are joined in the final by Above The Underground (Chester), Silver Story (Manchester) and Dead Winter (Blackpool).

The five bands were picked by a panel of music insiders and experts that included Jen Walker of Kerrang! magazine and Matt Stocks of Kerrang! Radio.

You can register a vote for your favourite on the Slam Dunk Facebook page.

The band with the most votes will appear at Slam Dunk Festival North at Leeds University on Saturday, May 25th.