In 48 hours the gloves are off as Leeds (and Reading) 2010 bursts into action with one of the best line-ups in years.

For the last two weeks we’ve been throwing the spotlight on the bands you simply can’t afford to miss and today it’s the turn of pop rockers Kids In Glass Houses.

Bound to be booed by the indie crowd these kids deserve respect for delivering full fat rock cheese for the 21st century. Enjoy!

BAND: Kids In Glass Houses

WHERE: NME/Radio 1 Stage

WHEN: Friday August 27

ESSENTIAL ANTHEM: Undercover Lover

CURRENT ALBUM: Dirt

EXPECT: Michael Jackson meets Glassjaw

DON’T EXPECT: Trend setting tunes

WEAR: Hair gel

EAT: Welsh rarebit

EXCITEMENT FACTOR: 8/10

DIVA RATING: 4/10