Warm up for the main event properly.
Oh hi there, 'The Spark That Moves'.
This is lovely.
What a guy.
They are playing A LOT of shows.
Hit The Deck Festival hit Nottingham on Sunday, and our man Giles Smith was there to capture the mayhem. In the first instalment of a two-part gallery, check out the finest shots of Skindred, While She Sleeps, Cancer Bats and more.
Heading this weekend? Your set times are here.
The mighty 'Sleeps had a busy weekend...
If your brain hasn't woken up yet, this should do the trick.
Skindred, While She Sleeps, Cancer Bats, Frnkiero Andthe Cellabration and many more line-up for this year's Hit The Deck.
In RS196, we look forward to the year ahead with We Are Harlot, Tonight Alive, Pierce The Veil, Sleeping With Sirens, All Time Low and so, SO many flipping great bands. Don't know where to get a copy? Find your nearest stockist riiiiight here.
Turn it up loud. Mosh. Break stuff. Repeat.
PLUS: both bands confirm album release info for early 2015. WOAH, NELLY.
Not going to Slam Dunk next month? You still have a chance to see Cancer Bats play!
Missed Cancer Bats at Koko on Friday? We were there. All shots by Ben Gibson.
Brand new CB track, part of the 'Dead Set On Living' re-release package, available on February 11 via Hassle Records.
The Cancer Bats frontman tells us about his homelife. Toronto, bikes and illegal bonfires anyone?