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Bloc Party Announce New Album, ‘HYMNS’

Bloc Party have announced that their fifth full-length studio album, HYMNS, will arrive on January 29 via Infectious Music/BMG/Vagrant Records. The British foursome’s latest undertaking follows 2012’s Four, and will be the group’s first release to feature bassist Justin Harris and drummer Louise Bartle. According to frontman Kele Okereke, the outfit’s new LP was inspired […]


FYF Fest Reveals 2015 Lineup

Just a year after being one of the only festivals to host the Blood Brothers‘ reunion, the organizers behind FYF Fest have unveiled an equally thrilling lineup for their 2015 event. Taking place August 22-23 in Los Angeles, FYF Fest will again be a two-day weekend event. The first night will be headlined by Frank […]

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Bloc Party End Hiatus, Tease New Song

The British indie rockers of Bloc Party have officially ended their two-year hiatus and are presently working on what will be their fifth full-length studio album. According to Stereogum, frontman Kele Okereke let the cat out of the bag yesterday while speaking with the Australian radio station Triple J, even going so far as to tease […]


Bloc Party Frontman To Release Solo EP

Kele Okereke has announced the release of Heartbreaker, a four song solo EP due out on November 25 on vinyl via Crosstown Rebels and December 9 digitally via Beatport. Regarding the EP, Okereke said, “I’ve always loved the inclusive and spiritual nature of house music, so the opportunity to make music for the most iconic and influential […]

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Bloc Party Announce New EP

Bloc Party are back once more, this time with an EP to follow up last year’s album, Four. Written during their time touring their fourth record in 2012, The Nextwave Sessions will be out on August 13 via Frenchkiss Records. The five-track EP starts off with “Ratchet,” which you can hear premiere this afternoon on BBC Radio 1. If […]

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Bloc Party Is Taking A Break At The End Of July

As recently as a month ago, it seemed indie rockers Bloc Party were working on new studio material and still working the music industry machine nonstop. Since then, NME has reported that guitarist Russel Lissack told Postmedia News “…after we finish the festivals in the summer we’ll be taking some time off. At least six […]

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Bloc Party In The Studio Recording New EP

Well, at least that’s what it appears like. Bloc Party posted a picture on their Instagram of a studio space with the caption, “Where the magic is happening.” Earlier this year, the news broke that Bloc Party would be hitting the studio this spring to record a new EP. According to News-Press Now in Missouri, […]

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Sounds Familiar: Week 8

Continuing our expansion of original content, Under The Gun Review presents its latest column, Sounds Familiar, dedicated to trawling the world and web for the latest remixes, redos, and reminiscent bits that our newest columnist Julia McAlpine finds appealing. Be prepared for some diversity in your music library. The songs may not be new, but they […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Bloc Party – “Kettling”

UK rockers Bloc Party have released the music video for their single “Kettling.” This song comes off of the group’s latest album, Four, which dropped in August through Frenchkiss Records. Pick up the album by heading over to iTunes.

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Bloc Party Reveal Track-Listing For New Album

Fans of UK outfit Bloc Party are anxiously awaiting their LP release, Four, and UTG has the entire track-listing for you all right here. This album is the follow-up to their 2008 full-length Intimacy and will be released through Frenchkiss Records. Please view the official album track-listing for Four past the jump and let us […]


Official Lollapalooza Lineup Revealed

The organizers of Lollapalooza have officially unveiled the lineup for this year’s return to Chicago’s Grant Park 8/3-8/5. Appearing to be pretty much the exact lineup that was circling as a rumor not too long ago, the 2012 lineup for Lollapalooza promises headline appearances from Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black Sabbath, Black Keys, and Jack […]

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U.S. release of Hercules and Love Affair’s Blue Songs

Disco-revivalists Hercules and Love Affair will finally release their album, Blue Songs to the United States on August 16 through Moshi Moshi. The album is the group’s first since their 2008 release of their self-titled debut. Blue Songs was released in Europe back in January, and the lapse between release dates has been a source […]