SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL 2023’s jam-packed festival line up now includes American alt outfit PVRIS, on the back of their UK tour. With over 700 million streams worldwide throughout a decade-long career, PVRIS has catapulted the project across genres over three critically-acclaimed studio LPs, blending dreamy, atmospheric electronica with heavier alt-rock beats.
The Maine also returns to Slam Dunk after their UK arena tour with You Me At Six. Showcasing their most recent, self-released, album ‘XOXO: From Love & Anxiety In Real Time’, the pop-rockers are making their second appearance at the Festival in their 15 years together.
Hard rock favourites, Las Vegas’ Escape The Fate are set to make their Slam Dunk debut. With millions of listeners per month and an ever-growing social footprint – the band have received over 700 million combined lifetime streams and views with their music and videos and have over 5 million fans across social platforms,.
New generation rockstar, viral sensation jxdn will be making their hugely anticipated UK debut. jxdn is the first artist signed to Travis Barker’s DTA Records who has since racked up over 20 million streams across platforms and has broken into 38 Global Viral charts to date, promising to be a highlight at Slam Dunk this year.
Slam Dunk first timers, punk-rock outfit Teenage Bottlerocket, will be bringing their high-energy live performance to the stages this year. Multi-instrumentalist and global viral superstar Sueco will also be landing, after generating over 1 billion streams and receiving praise from the likes of Rolling Stone, NYLON, Alternative Press, Billboard and OnesToWatch, Sueco will sure to lead the crowd in a mass of chanting and sing-alongs this summer. Scene Queen is also another TikTok force who will be making their way to Slam Dunk Festival for the first time, known for coining the term ‘Bimbocore’, the Hopeless Record’s signing will be bringing their sound of feminist metalcore to the Festival.
Genre-bending Emarosa are also set to take to the Slam Dunk stage. Shifting from the hard rock scene, Emarosa have become leaders of the alternative world and will now bring their sound of alternative-pop and synth-wave to the UK later this year. Other additions to the already huge line up are French metalcore four-piece Landmvrks, Leeds’ own hardcore punk outfit Higher Power, Pure Noise signing and emo pop-punk collective Youth Fountain, and alt-pop rising star Zand.
Critically acclaimed from the likes of Ones to Watch and Alt Press, online sensation LØLØ and viral superstar has also been announced to debut Slam Dunk Festival later this year, alongside the fierce Millie Manders and the Shutup, who since touring with names such as Less Than Jakes have earned themselves the title of one of the best emerging live acts on the scene.
Finally, rounding up the list of the final announcement are Slam Dunk Record’s very own The Tyne who since signing to the label has proved themselves as an outfit full of youthful energy and insanely catchy hooks which are certain to draw in a crowd at this year’s Festival.
PVRIS | THE MAINE | JXDN | SUECO
ESCAPE THE FATE | TEENAGE BOTTLEROCKET | SCENE QUEEN | EMAROSA | LANDMVRKS
HIGHER POWER | YOUTH FOUNTAIN | ZAND | LØLØ
MILLIE MANDERS AND THE SHUTUP | THE TYNE
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Born in Manchester, lived in Australia for 22 years where i was heavily involved in the Australian Music Industry, firstly in bands (Singer) and then managing bands (all original), I moved back to the UK, Wales specifically 10 years ago and married my childhood sweetheart and life is good.