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Bloc Party
Bloc Party

Background information
Origin London, England
Genre(s) Alternative Rock
Alternative Dance
Post-punk Revival
Indie Rock
Years active 2003—2009
Label(s) Atlantic Records
Wichita Recordings
Associated acts Kele Okereke
Pin Me Down
Website Website
Kele Okereke
Russell Lissack
Gordon Moakes
Matt Tong

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Bloc Party Overview


Bloc Party are an English indie rock band, composed of Kele Okereke (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Russell Lissack (lead guitar), Gordon Moakes (bass guitar, synths, backing vocals, glockenspiel), and Matt Tong (drums, backing vocals). Their brand of music is said to have been drawn from such bands as Mogwai, The Cure, Joy Division, Sonic Youth, and in their more recent work, Radiohead.

Intimacy (2008) A Weekend In The City (2007) Silent Alarm (2005) Bloc Party (2004)

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Bloc Party To Reunite?

March 25, 2011
Bloc Party could be set to make a return this year now guitarist Russell Lissack has left Ash. The band have been on hiatus since they completed touring their third album, 2008's 'Intimacy', in 2009.  Read more 

Bloc Party Spend Christmas Together

December 28, 2010
Bloc Party reunited over the Christmas period, it has emerged. The band - singer Kele Okereke, guitarist Russell Lissack, bassist Gordon Moakes and drummer Matt Tong - posted a picture of themselves on their twitter page.  Read more 

Bloc Party's Kele Okereke To Play One-Off London Gig Next February

December 20, 2010
Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke is set to play a one-off gig in London next February. The singer, who goes under the name Kele, will headline a Bugged Out Presents night at the Coronet on February 12.  Read more 

Ash And Bloc Party's Russell Lissack Bitten By Lion

September 30, 2010
Ash guitarist Russell Lissack was bitten by a lion during the band's recent visit to South Africa. Lissack, who is also a member of Bloc Party, was bitten when he went to an animal sanctuary with singer Tim Wheeler.  Read more 

Kele Okereke Announces UK Tour

August 16, 2010
Kele Okereke has announced details of a UK tour set to take place this Winter. The former Bloc Party star will hit the road in November in support of his debut solo record 'The Boxer'.  Read more 

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