And fans of rock and metal can’t afford to be without our annual guide to the must-see bands on both sites.
Today it’s the turn of fast-rising Brit metallers Skarlett Riot – a late addition to the BBC Introducing Stage but fresh from a barnstorming support on the latest Heaven’s Basement UK run.
Band: Skarlett Riot
Where: BBC Introducing Stage
When: Sunday August 25 (Leeds August 23)
Who: A female-fronted homegrown rock monster with the tunes to support their burning ambition
Why: Women in rock are ten a penny in 2013 but Skarlett offers something a little different to the norm
What: The best of 2013 debut Tear Me Down – a collection of cutting edge modern metal tunes made for festivals
Wait for: Villain
Watch out for: A band capable of challenging preconceptions and on a mission to build its growing fan base