The band will be coming to a town near you…

Bloc Party are to embark on a signing tour of HMV stores later this month to coincide with the SHOCKWAVES NME AWARDS TOUR 2005.

The band will be appearing at four of the tour cities on gig day to sign copies of their new single ‘So Here We Are’, which is released on January 31.

The group’s debut album ‘Silent Alarm’ comes out on February 14.

The band will be appearing at:

HMV Norwich (4.30pm – January 31)

HMV Bristol (5.30pm – February 1)

HMV Brighton (5.30pm – 2)

HMV Cambridge (5.30pm – 4)

The ShockWaves NME Awards Tour 2005 kicks off at Northumbria University on January 19 with a bill also featuring The Killers, The Futureheads and Kaiser Chiefs.Br>