The bassist took to Twitter to confirm the news.
Saturday, 21st March 2015
Wednesday, 18th March 2015
And it's a totally new direction again, apparently.
Tuesday, 25th November 2014
The line-up for the NME Awards Shows 2015 has been announced and it boasts some top names.
Wednesday, 17th September 2014
He'll be taking his solo project to London.
Wednesday, 3rd September 2014
Doubt is the first single from the Bloc Party frontman's second solo album Trick.
Monday, 1st September 2014
The Bloc Party frontman has said bands making a big fuss over album anniversaries makes him "cringe".
Wednesday, 23rd July 2014
The Bloc Party frontman has confirmed his second solo album will be out later this year.
Thursday, 21st November 2013
The Bloc Party frontman is releasing track Down Boy in aid of music charity Nordoff Robbins on vinyl made using a 3D printer...
Tuesday, 25th June 2013
Less than a year after their long awaited album Four Bloc Party will release the NEXTWAVE Sessions EP.
Wednesday, 12th June 2013
Russell from the band has said they are about ot take another break... and was vague about when they might return....
Friday, 7th June 2013
The Bloc Party frontman has admitted he was jealous of Ricky WIlson's band when they first met.
Tuesday, 4th June 2013
The band played what appears to be a new song live in Pittsburg.
Wednesday, 20th March 2013
The Maccabees, Alt-J and Yeah Yeah Yeahs are also to play this year's festival.
Tuesday, 4th December 2012
The Bloc Party frontman has been explaining their ever changing sound backstage at XFM's Winter Wonderland with Rocksmith.
Monday, 3rd December 2012
The Happy Mondays, Blondie, Jake Bugg, Republica and The Farm are also now on the bill.
Thursday, 25th October 2012
We're back at O2 Apollo Manchester and a very, very exciting line-up will be joining us.
Tuesday, 21st August 2012
The band have announced a launch party for Four… and you'll be able to win tickets on Xfm today.
Friday, 10th August 2012
The band will play Earls Court next year.
Monday, 30th July 2012
Day Four is the second taster from their fourth album.
Monday, 9th July 2012
We got three minutes with a very busy Bloc Party backstage - here is what Kele told us.
The 5 Best New Songs Of The Week (30 March 2015)
This week's musical packed lunch will not disappoint. We've got tunes from Paul Weller, Soak, Kassassin Street, Mispers and Wolf Alice. Delicious.
Album Of The Week: Circa Waves - Young Chasers
Energetic classic indie-pop debut from this much-feted Liverpool quartet.
ALBUM OF THE WEEK: Death Cab For Cutie - Kintsugi
Returning after the departure of a founding member, the American indie band have evolved their sound and say their new album Kintsugi is "an opportunity".
The indie Wonder Years - 2008
XFM looks back at 2008 - the year of Electric Feel, The Seldom Seen Kid and the return of The Verve.
Splitsville - XFM's Greatest Bands That Split Up
XFM looks at the best tales of fractured bands, musical differences and rock star flounces.