Killer Be Killed, a group consisting of Dillinger Escape Plan vocalist Greg Puciato, Sepultura / Soulfly legend Max Cavalera, Mastodon frontman Troy Sanders and former Mars Volta drummer David Elitch, has finally revealed the track listing, cover art and release date of the band's debut album. The self-titled disc is scheduled to hit shelves on May 13 via Nuclear Blast Records.
There's been a mysterious and exciting vibe revolving around the new project launched by Soulfly's Max Cavalera, the Dillinger Escape Plan's Greg Puciato, Mastodon's Troy Sanders and former Mars Volta drummer Dave Elitch. The new band has been dubbed Killer Be Killed, and the group have finally released some juicy details on their 2014 debut album.
Former Sepultura and current Soulfly frontman Max Cavalera has always been an outspoken musician, especially when it comes to his sonic projects. Cavalera was recently interviewed to promote Soulfly's upcoming album 'Savages,' but when asked about Sepultura's next album, Cavalera offered some very sharp criticism.
It may be hard to believe, but Max Cavalera has been in Soulfly longer than he was in Sepultura. Soulfly are hard at work on their ninth studio album, and have released a video documenting its progress. (watch above). It shows the band in the studio and features brief snippets of new music.
If you're a true metal fan, a must-read for you this year is 'The Merciless Book of Metal Lists.' Penned by co-authors Howie Abrams and Sacha Jenkins, the book provides an interesting source of debate as it provides list after entertaining list based on metal's history. A number of rock's top names have lent their contributions to the book and placed their stamp of approval. One of those rockers supporting the book is Soulfly frontman Max Cavalera, who offers his comments in the exclusive video below.
Director Thomas Mignone has worked with a number of rockers over the years and now several of them are lining up to help the video auteur with his upcoming feature film project. Mignone is overseeing a biopic on '70s and '80s porn star Vanessa Del Rio, with Soulfly's Max Cavalera recently signing on to work on music for the movie, while Glenn Danzig has agreed to take on a role in the film.
There were some eyebrows raised last year when Mastodon's Troy Sanders and Soulfly's Max Cavalera revealed they were working on a project together, and the anticipation level grew once it was revealed that Dillinger Escape Plan frontman Greg Puciato and The Mars Volta's former drummer Dave Elitch were involved as well. With some time for the band to work through the specifics, Puciato has offered an update on their new album progress.
The lineup for the Mitch Lucker Memorial Show Friday night (Dec. 21) was already pretty stacked, but the revelation that there would be surprise guests had many in the audience speculating who that might be. By the end of the night, Lamb of God's Randy Blythe, Machine Head's Robb Flynn and Soulfly's Max Cavalera had turned up to honor the late Suicide Silence frontman, making the show even more memorable.
Soulfly frontman Max Cavalera has spoken in the past about an upcoming musical project with Dillinger Escape Plan vocalist Greg Puciato and former Mars Volta drummer Dave Elitch, but a new member has been added to the yet-unnamed supergroup. That man just happens to be Troy Sanders, the bassist and co-vocalist of modern metal outfit Mastodon.