British indie rockers Bloc Party have confirmed that they have parted ways with their long-time bassist, Gordon Moakes, who has confirmed he’ll be focusing on his other musical outlet, Young Legionnaire. You can read a tweet posted by Moakes via Young Legionnaire‘s official account below:
Update for fans: I'm not involved in the latest incarnation of Bloc Party. I'm now focussing on Young Legionnaire. Gordy #rhythmsection4hire
— Young Legionnaire (@YNGLegionnaire) March 20, 2015
Bloc Party have confirmed that they’re currently working on their fifth studio album. Young Legionnaire are working on their sophomore full-length. More news on both releases will be unveiled over the coming months.