CHVRCHES have a drummer now

Three albums in, the trio has finally become a quartet

CHVRCHES have announced that they’re set to add a live drummer to their line-up.

The band’s third LP ‘Love Is Dead’ will be released on May 25 via Virgin / Glassnote – singer Lauren Mayberry states that the record is about “coming to terms with the fact that there are great things in the world and there are awful things in the world and that you can’t get one without the other.”

Now, the band have revealed that their live shows for ‘Love Is Dead’ will feature new live drummer Jonny Scott, who has previously played for the likes of The Kills, KT Tunstall, and BDY PRTS.

CHVRCHES singer Lauren Mayberry recently spoke out about the #MeToo movement – saying that she’s happy that progress has been made against misogyny, now society needs to act upon the dialogue.

Mayberry has made headlines in the in the past when she came under fire from sexist trolls having been very vocal about feminism. Now as the band prepare return with their hotly anticipated third album, she’s said that the conversation around misogyny needs to be turned into action.

“It’s great that people are speaking up, but I want to see what happens in the next couple of years – if people actually put their money where their mouth is,” she told Pitchfork. “So many people are being fully genuine about it, but there are some people who are definitely using it as a way of finding some kind of branding niche and that’s kind of fucked up.”