bloodthirsty butchers will release a new album, tenatively titled banging the drums, on April 6. It’s been approximatley 13 months since the release of the band’s previous album, birdy, which features former Number Girl guitarist Tabuchi Hisako as a full-time member. For the new album, Tabuchi sings lead vocal on one track, while another finds the band’s members playing taiko drums. The new album is expected to feature a lot of experimentation. bloodthirsty butchers have kept busy since the release of birdy, participating in a number of summer festivals and touring with The Band Apart.