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.
LISTEN: The Vaccines Talk Through New Album English Graffiti Track By Track
You can hear the band chatting through their latest record right here!
Jack White Takes Aim At Media, Internet In Facebook Rant
Jack White has issued a long, angry response after he said that things he said about Meg White, festivals and touring plans were taken out of context.
More Bands Added To Reading And Leeds Festival 2015
Sunset Sons, The Bronx and Shura are amongst the raft of new acts added to the Reading and Leeds line-up for this summer.
Catfish And The Bottlemen's Van McCann: "I Was Raised By The Gallagher Brothers"
Van McCann has opened up to XFM about why the Oasis comparisons his band gets are a real compliment - and also totally wrong.
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.
The 5 best new songs of the week (27 April 2015)
A surprise new track from Elbow and summery new music from the likes of Lucy Rose, Benjamin Booker and more…
The 5 Best Songs Of The Week (20 April 2015)
This week our best tracks come from Courteeners, Jamie XX, Port Isla, Findlay and Eaves. It's delightful new music for you to wrap your ears around.
XFM's greatest band line-up changes
Alt-J have been touring has a trio this year. They announced the departure of their bassist, Gwil Sainsbury, back at the start of the year, so we've put together a list of some of our favourite bands who continued after a line up change.
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...
Reel Disasters: XFM's Worst Music Movies
Films about our favourite bands can be amazing, life-changing spectacles. But sometimes they can also be total rubbish - here's a list of some of the worst movies featuring some of the best bands.
The Indie Wonder Years - 2000
XFM looks back at the year of Since I Left You, One More Time, Rated R, The Hour Of Bewilderbeast and Kid A.