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Gang of Four Announce 2022 North American Tour

Music From the Band’s 1977—1983 Catalog To Be Performed

Oct 18, 2021

Gang of Four have announced that they will be touring North America in March 2022. For the tour, the band will be performing music from their 1977—1983 catalog. The touring band will consist of founding members Jon King (lead vocals) and Hugo Burnham (drums) alongside Sara Lee (bass) and David Pajo (guitar). Tickets will go on sale this Friday (Oct. 22). More

R.I.P. Andy Gill of Gang of Four (1956-2020)

The Highly Influential Post-Punk Guitarist Passed Away on Saturday

Feb 02, 2020

There are many things one can say about Andy Gill, the legendary guitarist of Gang of Four, who he founded in 1976 in Leeds. Gill passed away on Saturday in London from a short respiratory illness. He was 64. More

Soundtracking the Resistance - MLK At 50

Reflecting on the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination

Apr 06, 2018

This week we look at Martin Luther King Jr. and the impact he had half a century on from his death, plus there’re sanctions, walls, pay gaps, reworked wedding songs, and Superorganism. More

Gang of Four Give Away New EP

Download it For The Price of an E-mail

Nov 18, 2010

Gang of Four is busy warming up audiences in anticipation of their first album in 16 years, C O N T E N T. And what better way to get people excited than to give them free stuff? More

Gang of Four Announce Tour


C O N T E N T Out January 25th

Nov 10, 2010

British rockers Gang of Four are hitting the road in North America this February. We have the dates. More

Gang of Four Announce New Album

First New Material In 16 Years

Sep 13, 2010

On January 25, 2011, Gang of Four will release their first album in over sixteen years, Content, (via Yep Roc Records). More




Reviews

May 10, 2021

Following Gang of Four’s incredible debut album Entertainment!, the successor Solid Gold initially can feel less penetrable, immediate, and a bit more obtuse. More

May 10, 2021

Following founding guitarist and only constant member Andy Gill’s untimely passing in February 2020 just before the pandemic hit, Matador acquired the rights to reissue Gang of Four’s early catalog from Warner Bros. (which originally released them). The first of these is the legendary debut LP Entertainment!. More

Apr 04, 2019

The Gang of Four of 2019 is very different to the Gang of Four that was founded in Leeds, England in 1977 and helped invent post-punk. Some 40 years, two hiatuses, three reunions, and few line-up reshuffles later, guitarist Andy Gill is the only remaining original member. More

Feb 25, 2015

Gang of Four returned to relevance in 2010 with Content, and now they’ve followed it up with What Happens Next, an album that sets out to answer its own titular question. More

Feb 07, 2011

Before Animal Collective and their freak folk brethren came along, Gang of Four were the influence du jour throughout the indie scene. The Rapture and Bloc Party in particular made a career of aping the band’s angular riffs and taut, throbbing dub-inflected basslines. Not that there was anything wrong with this. 1979’s Entertainment! is widely recognized as a classic, having influenced everyone from U2 to R.E.M. to Nirvana. More