Slam Dunk Festival has announced the first set of bands to appear at this year's event.

Taking Back Sunday have been confirmed to headline the event and will be supported by the likes of Architects, Every Time I Die, Cancer Bats, Set Your Goals, Make Do And Mend, The King Blues, Mayday Parade, Forever The Sickest Kids and The Audition.

Speaking of Festival, TBS frontman Adam Lazzara commented: "We can't wait to head over to the UK to play Slam Dunk Festival. It's a bunch of great bands, some we've played with and others we have not, so it's gonna be cool getting to see and meet everyone. Hope to see y'all there!"

Slam Dunk Festival 2012 will take place at both Leeds University and Hatfield's University Of Hertfordshire on May 26 and 27 respectively.

Tickets go on sale from Friday May 17 at 9am.