Us lucky Gig Junkies got to go along to this year's Slamdunk Festival 2015 at Wolves Civic. Every year the question of stage location raises it's head. This year they realised a riser under the marquee wasn't gonna cut it when it became the Impericon Stage of Hardcore. And so a new outdoor stage was birthed outside the Wulfrun and thus the joy of crowded corridors within the Civic was born for the crowds.


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Slam Dunk Festival Now in its 11th year, the Slam Dunk Festival continues to grow, attracting bigger and better bands and ever-larger crowds. This year was no exception, with no fewer than 46 bands playing across two main dates and three support events. Birmingham was one of these smaller gigs but still packed an impressive punch, showcasing 16 bands covering ska, punk, rock, and metal.


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We Are The Ocean The Academy may have been rebranded from Carling to O2 but fear not, as they haven't changed the carpets. Or any of the signs. The crowd sticking to the carpets tonightare largely bedecked in check shirts and hair products, and the room is packed by the end of the first set. My Emergency get the room moving with their energetic pop-punk and exit the stage on a strong note and shoutalong...


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