Posted in music | tour dates on July 18, 2007

"Save the World" - Bloc Party @ Live Earth London (CRED)
Bloc Party @ Live Earth

The most bizzare thing about the Bad Brains show on the boat was before the show when HR was just sort walking around by himself with his sunglasses on - looking extremely chill, and nobody was talking to him - at least when I saw him. He apparently did speak to at least one person before the show though, and it was DL host Sara Schaefer. AOL has the must-see video where they talk about the new album, and even sick Morrissey's favorite artist (and Gogol Bordello collaborator) Madonna. Keep the video running for a cool in-studio performance by Bloc Party that comes up right after Bad Brains. Updated Bloc Party tour dates below....

Bloc Party - 2007 Tour Dates
Aug 3 - Festival Hall Melbourne
Aug 4 - Hordern Pavilion Sydney
Aug 5 - Splendour in the Grass Byron
Aug 8 - St James Auckland, Auckland
Aug 11 - Summersonic Festival Osaka
Aug 12 - Summersonic Festival Tokyo
Aug 25 - Reading Festival Reading
Aug 26 - Leeds Festival Leeds
Sep 7 - The Hideout Chicago, Illinois
Sep 9 - Osheaga Festival Montreal, Quebec
Sep 11 - Pabst Theatre Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Sep 12 - Egyptian Room Indianapolis, Indiana
Sep 13 - Promo West Pavilion Columbus, Ohio
Sep 14 - The Pageant St. Louis, Missouri
Sep 16 - ACL Festival Austin, Texas
Sep 19 - National Auditorium Mexico City
Sep 21 - Warehouse Live Houston, Texas
Sep 22 - House of Blues Dallas, Texas
Sep 23 - Cain's Ballroom Tulsa, Oklahoma
Sep 25 - City Hall Nashville, Tennessee
Sep 26 - Madison Theatre Covington, Kentucky
Sep 28 - Ricoh Coliseum Toronto, Ontario
Sep 29 - John Labatt Center London, Ontario
Sep 30 - Capitol Music Hall Ottawa, Ontario
Oct 3 - Theatre @ Madison Square Garden New York, New York
Nov 18 - Teatro Palacisalfa Rome, Roma
Nov 19 - Teatro Della Concordia Turin
Dec 12 - SECC Glasgow, Scotland
Dec 13 - G-MEX Manchester, Northwest
Dec 14 - Alexandra Palace (SOLD OUT) London, London and South East
Dec 15 - Alexandra Palace London, London and South East

Peviously
* more Bloc Party
* more Bad Brains

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Comments (3)

What accent is HR using? It sounds like a mix between a British accent and American Accent. Either way HR hasn't seemed so sane since 1989. The only difference is that in 1989 he was railing against spikes and bubbles. Now he is just acting like a clown. I like how he looks to the other guys for permission to speak.

Posted by rinjonjori | July 19, 2007 3:45 PM

Last I checked, HR was born in the UK and is of Jamaican descent. His accent probably changes depending on the audience. This is quite normal for people who were born during or immediately following the colonial era. What were you expecting him to sound like "Yo yo yo yo" ?

Posted by Colonel K | July 19, 2007 5:59 PM

That was a great Bad Brains interview-H.R. from bad ass mother fucker in the 80's to endearing cute talking rasta man in 2007. Haaaa!!! I love it. Bad Brains are still the kings, and that show ROCKED! Contrary to popular belief there were plenty of great views. I had no prob moving around and finding good spots right in front of the stage. I had a Fuckin' blast!

Posted by Anonymous | July 20, 2007 5:22 PM

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