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GALLERY: Slam Dunk Festival @ NEC, Birmingham (29/05/2016)

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LIVE: Slam Dunk Festival @ NEC, Birmingham (29/05/2016)

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Date: May 29th, 2015
Venue: NEC, Birmingham
Website: www.slamdunkmusic.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/slamdunkltd
Twitter: www.twitter.com/slamdunkmusic

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It’s happened, Slam Dunk Festival has officially turned 10 years old. Back when it started out in 2006, it was composed of seven bands on one stage, headlined by Fall Out Boy. Yet, here we are today, with a festival that is hosted at three separate locations across the UK, including a new home in Birmingham – the biggest site of them all – with eight stages hosting at least seven bands each. It’s truly exploded into one of the biggest alternative festivals the country has to offer, and with Panic! At The Disco picked to headline their biggest milestone yet, it seems this is still early days in the grand scheme of it all.

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FEATURE: 50 albums that turn 10 in 2016!

At the moment, it’s looking like 2016 is going to be a great year in terms of new albums, with a handful of huge bangers already out there and many more undoubted hits confirmed to be hitting out ears in the next few months. It’s also important to look back every so often, and it just turns out that a decade ago in 2006 was a great year for albums too.

Of course there are hundreds, but we filtered together 50 great albums that turn 10-years-old this year to remember those modern classics, accompanied with streams to bring ourselves a massive hit of euphoric nostalgia.

NOTE: These albums may bring intense levels and high frequencies of smiles, jumping, involuntary head nodding/banging and limb movements, and uncontrollable happiness.

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NEWS: Liam Cormier (Cancer Bats) raises $20,157 shaving his head for charity!

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Following just over a month worth of fundraising, Cancer Bats frontman Liam Cormier managed to raise a total of $20,157.26 to donate to the charity The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation for the shaving of his head. The amount donated by fans and contributors was collected and converted into American dollars to accumulate the final total on February 23rd 2016.

You can check out some photos of Cormier‘s head shaving along with the donation cheque below:

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NEWS: Slam Dunk Festival 2016 add more acts to bill, including Yellowcard & Cancer Bats!

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As their 10th anniversary this May approaches fast, the organisers of this year’s Slam Dunk Festival have just made another stellar line-up announcement, with the latest additions to the line-up including Yellowcard (who will play their debut album ‘Ocean Avenue’ in full), Cancer Bats, Mayday Parade, and Northlane, to name just a few. You can find the full line-up as it stands so far listed below, alongside an updated festival poster:

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NEWS: Liam Cormier (Cancer Bats) to shave his head for cancer charity!

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Liam Cormier, frontman of Canadian hardcore giants Cancer Bats, will be shaving his head in aid of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. He will be taking donations at all the bands upcoming UK shows this month, alongside an online donations page through which you can contribute (here). You can check out an appeal video below:

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NEWS: Cancer Bats confirm January 2016 UK tour!

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Canadian hardcore punk luminaries Cancer Bats have confirmed the dates for a huge UK tour coming in January 2016. The band will be hitting up eighteen venues up and down the country, and you can find a full list of dates below:

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NEWS: Cancer Bats announce Reading & Leeds warm-up show at London’s 100 Club!

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Hardcore favourites Cancer Bats have released the details of a Reading And Leeds warm up show coming this August, with support from UK metallers Krokodil:

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VIDEO: Cancer Bats – Beezlebub

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Hardcore heavyweights Cancer Bats have unveiled their video for ‘Beezlebub’, which is lifted from their latest album ‘Searching For Zero’ out now via Noise Church Records/BMG Rights. You can watch it via the embedded player below:

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LIVE: Hit The Deck Festival @ Nottingham (26/04/2015)

Date: April 26th, 2015
Venue: Various Venues, Nottingham
Website: www.hitthedeckfestival.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/hitthedeckfestival
Twitter: www.twitter.com/hitthedeckfest

After a stint at its second home in Bristol yesterday, Hit The Deck Festival has returned for yet another year in its original home of Nottingham, though has been cut down from seven stages to just four over the twelve months since it last came about. Still, with a headline slot from Skindred on the cards, the smaller dose could still carry the same punch.

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