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.
Emily Eavis Reveals Death Threats Over Kanye At Glastonbury
The festival organiser received death threats over the decision to have the controversial rapper top the bill at the Pyramid Stage this year.
Thom Yorke Releases Eighteen Day Long Song
Yorke has released a track that pretty much no one can listen to.
Scottish Album Of The Year 2015 Shortlist Unveiled
The 10 acts who've made the final list of nominees for Scottish Album of the Year have been announced and include Paolo Nutini, Honeyblood and Young Fathers.
U2 Tour Manager Dies Of Heart Attack
Dennis Sheehan had been with the band for 33 years and previously worked with Led Zeppelin, Iggy Pop and Lou Reed.
LISTEN: The Vaccines Talk Through New Album English Graffiti Track By Track
You can hear the band chatting through their latest record right here!
The 5 best new songs of the week (25 May 2015)
Foo Fighters lead the way this week, with Wolf Alice, Peace and more bringing up the rear. Dive in!
The 5 best new songs of the week (18 May 2015)
This week Catfish And The Bottlemen lead our list, with support from The Amazons, The Hearts, Kill It Kid and Vant.
The 5 best new songs of the week (11 May 2015)
Stereophonics, Girl Friend, Rebecca Clements and more line up for your inspection. Let us know what you think!
The 5 best new songs of the week (4 May 2015)
Circa Waves, Everything Everything, The Cribs and more for your May Day delectation.
Audience Vs Artist: the most outrageous stage invasions and heckles
XFM looks at the times when the crowd become part of the show, from stage invasions to physical demonstrations of disapproval.
The Indie Wonder Years - 1999
XFM looks at 1999, the year of Flat Eric, Showbiz, The Man Who, Moby and Gay Dad.
The most famous and controversial line-up changes in music
Things change... particularly in the high-flying world of the music biz. XFM looks at when personnel changes mark a milestone in a band's career.
Extra Track! XFM's favourite bonus songs and hidden tracks
To mark the bonus May Day Bank Holiday, XFM looks at the times when there's something extra with your vinyl...