Head to Manchester to catch them before they get back on the road…

Bloc Party are set to treat fans to an in-store performance and signing session in MANCHESTER.

The London quartet will be playing at Piccadilly Records, Oldham Street on October 28.

They will also give fans a chance to get a copy of their new single ‘Helicopter’, which is out on October 25 on Wichita.

The track comes from the band’s 2005-due debut, ‘Silent Alarm’, recorded with Futureheads and Babyshambles producer Paul Epworth over the summer.

They continue their UK tour tonight (October 12) in London.

Bloc Party will play:

London Lock 17 (October 12)

Bristol Fleece And Firkin (13)

Liverpool Barfly (15)

Wrexham Central Station (16)

Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach (17)

Leeds Cockpit (18)

Birmingham Academy 2 (20)

Hull Welly Club (21)

Newcastle Northumbria Uni (22)

Middlesbrough Empire (23)

Aberdeen Lemon Tree (25)

Edinburgh Venue (26)

Glasgow King Tuts (27)

Nottingham Club NME (28)

Sheffield Leadmill (30)

Manchester Night And Day (31)

For ticket availability, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.