1. Bloc Party 'Still Bloc Party,' Despite Shakeup Rumors

    September 28, 2011 2:40 PM EDT Bloc Party , the British angular rock quartet that exploded onto the scene with 2005 debut "Silent Alarm," is not breaking up or looking for a singer to replace frontman Kele Okereke, despite rumors of a lineup change. The band has not issued an album since 2008's electronica…

  2. Second Time Around The Bloc

    February 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST After winning over U.S. hipsters en masse with its critically acclaimed 2005 debut "Silent Alarm," U.K. rock act Bloc Party is aiming for a breakout with mainstream audiences on its sophomore outing. After winning over U.S. hipsters en masse with its critically acclaimed 2005 debut …

  3. Silent Alarm

    March 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Clash. Joy Division. The Smiths. Talking Heads. Rock bands all that just happened to infuse their respective music with elements of disco and funk. Fab British foursome Bloc Party has the same rhy The Clash. Joy Division. The Smiths. Talking Heads. Rock bands all that just happened to…

  4. After Global Breakout, Bloc Party Targets America

    March 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Having played a critical role in the rise of 1990s U.K. indie powerhouse Creation Records, label executive Dick Green has a new international hit in British rock act Bloc Party. Green signed the four-piece to his London-based independent record…